The practice of meditation reveals inner calm and a deeper familiarity with one’s mind and heart. Learn techniques to help through stressful moments and build skills to help you live a more purposeful life. Equip individuals with the skills needed to bring about positive changes through the cultivation of kindness, compassion, and wisdom.
Johnathan Woodside is our insight meditation teacher in the Theravada tradition engaged in bringing mindfulness and self-inquiry into the mainstream of wellness programs and daily life. He is an active instructor at various locations in Omaha, Nebraska where he encourages greater self-awareness through stillness and dynamic meditation practices. He leads classes and retreats on mindfulness meditation for the promotion of greater health and wellness in our community.
After a career in secondary education, Michelle earned an M.S./Ed.S. degree in mental health counseling, seeking to help people tap into their innate ability to heal and be well. Combining her education and experience in teaching, counseling, and holistic health practices, Michelle brings a uniquely therapeutic approach to her mindfulness instruction. She currently teaches human relations skills at the college level and is also employed as a certified yoga instructor. Michelle has been practicing yoga and insight meditation in the Theravada tradition for over ten years and specializes in using yoga and meditation as tools for stress management and mental health.