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Amy Gross

Amy Gross

Co-Founder & Board Member

Amy Gross started practicing mindfulness meditation in 1994 when she was lucky enough to discover Joseph Goldstein and Sharon  Salzberg. After a long career in journalism, she retired in 2008 from the editorship of O, The Oprah Magazine, and in 2010 began to teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. She serves on the boards of the Mindfulness Meditation New York Collaborative, an organization of MBSR teachers; the advisory board of the UMass Medical School Center for Mindfulness; as well as NYIMC. She is also a contributing editor of Tricycle, The Buddhist Review.

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