Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-ZinnJon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D, is a scientist, writer and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He gives public talks and workshops throughout the world in mindfulness and its applications for moving toward greater sanity and balance in today’s multitasking, high-speed world. He is Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, and founder and former director of its world-renowned Stress Reduction Clinic.

He is the author of Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, translated into seven languages; Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life, translated into 30 languages; and co-author, with his wife Myla, Everyday Blessings: The Inner work of Mindful Parenting, translated into three languages. His new book is Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness.

His work has contributed to a growing movement of mindfulness into mainstream fields and institutions in our society such as medicine, health care and hospitals, the law, schools, corporations, prisons, and professional sports.

Seminar information:
Jon Kabat-Zinn is also speaking at a seminar in
Dublin on Wednesday, 27th April 2009.  The title of the seminar is “This Analog Life: Bringing Mindfulness to What is Most important in an Always Uncertain World”.  The seminar will take place at the D4 Ballsbridge (formerly Jury’s) from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The fee is €50 / 2 for €90.  For further information and to book go to or call 01 287 5524.