"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Alex Haley

Alex Haley has practiced meditation for more than 15 years, including many months of intensive retreat practice, and has studied in the Theravada, Tibetan and Zen schools of Buddhism. Alex completed Spirit Rock's Community Dharma Leader program in 2012 and graduated from the SRMC/IMS/IRC four-year teacher training in 2016 under the guidance of his mentors Joseph Goldstein and Guy Armstrong. He currently teaches residential retreats around the country and leads a weekly meditation group at Yoga Sol in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In his role as Director of Mindfulness Programs at the University of Minnesota, he teaches undergraduate/graduate mindfulness courses, collaborates on research projects and oversees mindfulness initiatives in educational, organizational and virtual reality contexts. Alex is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, trained Co-Active coach, certified Myers-Briggs practitioner and founding member of the Mindfulness for Students network. Other areas of personal passion include social justice and technology for wellbeing. For more information, please visit the Midwest (ideally in winter!) or check out

Upcoming events with Alex Haley
3/25/2018Deepening Your Meditation Through Stillness and Movement
7/5/2018Mindfulness for Everyone: The Basics and Beyond without the Hype
Noliwe Alexander
Lama Tsultrim Allione
Bhikkhu Analayo
Michele Andropoulos
Steve Armstrong
Pascal Auclair
Adam Baraz
Jane Baraz
Pawan Bareja
Teja Bell
Marvin Belzer
Jennifer Berezan
Devin Berry
Sandy Boucher
Matthew Brensilver
Bhante Buddharakkhita
Carol Cano
Andrew Chaikin
Janice Clarfield
Dan Clurman
Enrique Collazo
Kodo Conlin
Anne Cushman
Bruni Davila
Thomas Davis
Eve Decker
Bob Doppelt
JD Doyle
Susan Dubin-McNeil
Bonnie Duran
Mei Elliott
Lisa Ernst
Melvin Escobar
Forest Fein
Sean Feit Oakes
Vinny Ferraro
Grace Fisher
Rolf Gates
Shahara Godfrey
Joseph Goldstein
Trudy Goodman
Linda Graham
Kevin Griffin
Mingtong Gu
Alex Haley
Marisa Handler
Rick Hanson
JoAnna Hardy
Susie Harrington
Devon Hase
Carley Hauck
Francisco Herrera
Roger Housden
Philip Hutchings
Kate Johnson
Amana Johnson
Ofosu Jones-Quartey
Ajahn Karunadhammo
Byron Katie
Ruth King
Teresa LaMendola Kabat-Zinn
Dori Langevin
Brian Lesage
Noah Levine
Rachel Lewis
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Tias Little
Joanna Macy
Anthony Maes
Tripti Mahendra
John Martin
Djuna Mascall
Konda Mason
Kamala Masters
Dawn Mauricio
Rick Mendius
Nikki Mirghafori
Franz Moeckl
Lisa Moran
Matthew Morey
Tara Mulay
Kate Munding
Ajahn Nyaniko
Yong Oh
Frank Ostaseski
Isabelita Papa
Ajahn Pasanno
Tina Rasmussen
Susana Renaud
Marcy Reynolds
David Richo
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Adrianne Ross
Jaya Rudgard
Sharon Salzberg
Ayya Santacitta
Alexis Santos
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Jill Satterfield
Greg Scharf
Erin Selover
Nirali Shah
Richard Shankman
Ashley Sharp
Gina Sharpe
Gulwinder Singh
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Oren Sofer
Bob Stahl
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