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Jill Satterfield

Jill is an international mindfulness and meditation teacher, consultant and coach. Her integration of embodied mindfulness and meditation includes somatic and contemplative psychology. She has been teaching for over 35 years; in hospitals, trauma centers, addiction institutes, at risk youth facilities, corporations and meditation centers.
Her dedication to understanding her own mind and body and creating accessible, practical ways to offer meditation and mindfulness was cultivated from multiple surgeries, years of chronic pain and the marginalization that often comes from a condition unseen and "all in the mind". With the support of over 100 silent retreats - in monasteries, meditation communities and in isolation, Jill's teaching skills have developed.

Jill was a founding faculty member of Spirit Rock's Mindful Yoga and Meditation Teacher Training, she is currently a mentor of Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach's Mindfulness Teacher Training, she has created advanced Applied Embodied Mindfulness Trainings at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center and is a consultant for GKI a global initiative for meaningful social action.

With her teacher Ajahn Amaro, Jill was the first to integrate mindful movement onto silent meditation retreats at Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Society over 20 years ago.

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Featured Audio Talk
November 08, 2019 - Minding the Body - Somatic Exploration of Emotions (part 1)

It’s time for us to be more in our bodies. In this culture, many of us are not really taught or invited into our bodies, at least in a somatic way, in a felt sense way. With the speed of life right now, the body is a great balancing element in our lives. It can bring us into the present moment instantly! And it can help us understand our own minds and bodies because it is a mirror. The body is a mirror to the mind, a mirror to the heart.

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