Tranquility du Jour #527: Life is Practice

Tranquility du Jour #527: Life is Practice
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In this week’s edition of Tranquility du Jour, I chat with returning guest Annie Mahon about using mindfulness to get through a health crisis, how it’s changed how she’s living now, and the lessons she learned.

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Annie Mahon (she, they) is a white, Armenian-American, ordained layperson in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh (2009), founder of Circle Yoga Cooperative (2003),  DC Community Yoga and DC Yoga Week (2005), the Pink House Foundation (2010)—a grant-making organization supporting the development political and social capital for marginalized groups in the United States, moving land, wealth, and power to historically oppressed groups, Opening Heart Mindfulness Community (2014), and most recently Making-Visble (2018), an ongoing webinar series grounded in mindfulness and led by those most impacted by issues of social injustice, internal biases.
Annie has been a student of mindfulness since the early 1990s. Her book, Things I Did When I Was Hangry: Navigating a Peaceful Relationship with Food was published by Parallax Press in 2015.
Annie holds masters degrees in both Computer Science, from the University of Michigan, and Religious Studies from Howard University and became a licensed massage therapist in 2011. Her first yoga teacher training was with Suzie Hurley at Willow Street Yoga Center in 2004, and she was one of the country’s first certified Children’s Yoga teachers. She is a certified Focusing professional, Trauma-informed Clinical PracticeNonviolent Communication (NVC), and many other modalities.
Read about Annie’s blog and other inspiration and practical guidance on mindfulness here.
Mentioned in the Podcast

Previous Tranquility du Jour Interviews

Everyday Mindfulness #341
Mindful Eating #357

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Instagram @annielakemahon
Facebook @rawmindfulness
Twitter @rawmindfulness
LinkedIn @Annie (Chalgian) Mahon
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