Rev. Ronné Wingate Sims, DMin
An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation for Healing Intergenerational Trauma
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What You'll Learn
Be led in an introductory guided mindfulness practice in order to settle, develop a compassionate and nonjudgmental relationship with your thoughts and feelings, and become more present
Explore how mindfulness practice can be a portal into appreciating both the wisdom and struggles of our ancestors, and a method to heal intergenerational trauma
About Rev. Ronné Wingate Sims, DMin
Rev. Dr. Ronné Wingate Sims is a Baptist preacher who creates culturally relevant healing spaces for people working through trauma. She serves as Executive Minister at Imani Community Church (Oakland, CA) and is a frequent guest lecturer and workshop convener on the subject of trauma and mental health in the Black Community. She's also a meditation teacher for the Healthy Minds Innovations app. In January, Ronné was chosen as California’s Mother of the Year® 2021.
You can learn more about her work by visiting her website.
About Richard Davidson, PhD
Richie Davidson’s research is broadly focused on the neural bases of emotion and emotional style and methods to promote human flourishing including meditation and related contemplative practices. He has published over 465 articles, numerous chapters and reviews, and edited 14 books. He is the author (with Sharon Begley) of The Emotional Life of Your Brain, published in 2012, and co-author with Daniel Goleman Altered Traits, published in 2017. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017 and appointed to the Governing Board of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) in 2018.
To learn more about Dr. Davidson's work you can visit Center for Healthy Minds.