OWNER, FOUNDER, MEDITATION/MINDFULNESS INSTRUCTOR, YOGA INSTRUCTOR, AND SPIRITUAL LIFE COACH
Deb has studied and practiced meditation since 1980. In 38 years, she has explored a wide range of different meditation traditions: Mindfulness, Hindi, Buddhist, Centering Prayer, Self-Realization Fellowship, Transformation Meditation, Hindi, Modern Psychology, Yoga, and A Course in Miracles, to name a few. She has several certifications both in meditation and mindfulness. Two of which she was mentored by former Buddhist monks. As a lifelong learner, she continues to attend training for personal and professional growth. She has practiced yoga since 1996 and is a Yoga Instructor with a focus on Mindful, Gentle and Restorative Yoga, including Chair Yoga.
Deb has recorded numerous audios and videos related to meditation and its practice. She currently hosts a meditation podcast –“Meditation Pebbles: Five Minutes to Inner Peace.” Find Deb’s meditations on the Insight Timer app.
She is the founder of Meditation Stepping Stones and its studio, Meditate Madison, as well as the co-founder, spiritual director and minister of the MiraclesOne Center for A Course in Miracles. Deb has worked with non-profit organizations since 1993, with the focus on facilitating support for others. She also provides Yoga Instruction, Spiritual Life Coaching, and One-on-One Meditation Instruction; all as your Contemplative Practice Guide. Request an appointment today.
Deb is based in Madison, Wisconsin
CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING
Meditation and Mindfulness
University of Holistic Theology, Stephen Rinaldi, D.MT.
Mindfulness Exercises, Sean Fargo
- Certification Focus: Mindfulness Meditation (C.MI)
, former Buddhist monk
Skillful Mind, Peter Radcliffe
- Mentorship and Certification Focus: LovingKindness and Mindfulness (MMT)
, former Buddhist monk
Transformation Meditation Institute, Sherri “Shree” Wade, M.A. and “Brijendra” Bob Eaton
- Certification Focus: Mindfulness and Meditation
- In addition, I currently act as the North America Leader/Administrator
Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
- Certification and Study Focus:
- Transformation Meditation
- Essence of Patanjali
- In the Stillness of Breath: Praanaayaam for Meditators
with Cyndi Lee and Yoga International
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
with Saki Santorelli & Florence Meleo-Meyer
with James Baraz of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, also his Teacher Trainee Program in 2019
The Heart of Mindfulness
with Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown of Naropa University
Buddhism Through Its Scriptures
with Dr. Charles Hallisey of HarvardX
Mindfulness and Meditation Summit