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

Marlene Jones

Dr. Marlene Jones holds professorial appointments in the Social and Cultural Studies Program in the Humanities Department at Dominican University. Her doctorate is in International Multicultural Education. A social and community activist, she has worked in multicultural education and cultural inclusion efforts in communities and at Spirit Rock Meditation Center as a pioneer dating back to 1991, which includes starting the People of Color retreats and daylongs. She was the Co-Founder of the Spirit Rock Diversity Council where she served as chair. She has also served on the Spirit Rock Board of Directors. Dr. Jones teaches the Dharma throughout Northern California. She was introduced to meditation in 1970.

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