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Jane Baraz

Jane Baraz has been meditating since 1976, is a founding board member of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and a co-founder of the Spirit Rock Family Program. She completed both the Dedicated Dharma Practitioner’s Program and the Heavenly Messenger Program at SRMC.

She is a mentor for The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program taught by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. This two-year program trains people to teach mindfulness and compassion in various settings.

Jane teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of California San Francisco. She has taught Mindful Self-Compassion for the MBSR staff at the University of Wisconsin, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and the Women’s Cancer Resource Center. She enjoys teaching Awakening Joy workshops and weeklong silent meditation retreats in Europe and at Spirit Rock.

Jane encourages participants to develop a friendly, gentle attitude to meditation practice, and greater self-compassion to daily life.

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