Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan Carol Stone has practiced mindfulness for thirty years. She teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Virginia and is a teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Charlottesville.

A graduate of the Community Dharma Leader Program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center (CA), she leads mindfulness retreats and workshops, has facilitated online mindfulness groups, and has taught mindfulness in a variety of settings, including maximum security prisons and middle school.

She has lived in Zen and Theravadan Buddhist monasteries and is ordained as a Zen lay priest. Susan is also a Reiki master who has worked with AIDS patients.

Susan is author of At the Eleventh Hour, about mindfulness and caregiving, and The Sati Trilogy, historical novels set in the time of the Buddha. The novels, titled The Kosambi Intrigue, The Jealous Heart, and The Yes Sayers have been variously described as “brilliant”, “a terrific read”, and “a page-turner.” They are available on Amazon.

See more at www.SusanCarolStone.com

Events with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

Mindfulness, Compassion, and Difficult Emotions
April 26, 2019

We all want love and happiness to illuminate our lives, but, without recognizing it, we often stand in our own way. This program focuses on working kindly with our difficult emotions by cultivating the practices of mindfulness—becoming more aware of our reactions—and compassion, especially self-compassion. These time-honored practices, which are now confirmed by science to be effective, are being adopted worldwide and integrated into spiritual and religious programs, healthcare facilities, schools at all levels, and even the military. In this experience-based, interactive workshop, you will: Learn time-tested mindfulness and compassion practices as a means of coping with difficult emotions Establish a…

Coming Home: Moving Deeper Into Mindfulness and Love
September 13, 2019

Many are familiar with mindfulness these days, and we have all experienced love in some form. What is less clear is that mindfulness and love are inextricably related and, when followed as a spiritual path, they lead into your heart’s deepest yearnings: awakening and peace. Through interactive practices and challenging inquiry, this program will focus on the convergence of mindfulness and love in order to broaden and enliven your spiritual path. To enrich your experience, silence will be encouraged during non-program hours, though it is not required. The program is geared towards people who have already been introduced to mindfulness…

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