Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
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ISSN: 2157-7595

Klas Ahlin

Klas Ahlin


  • Research Article
    Prerequisites for Teaching Mindfulness and Meditation, Experienced Teachers from Different Traditions Share their Insights
    Author(s): Klas Ahlin and Anette KjellgrenKlas Ahlin and Anette Kjellgren

    Objective: Several authors have suggested demands and requirements for teaching mindfulness and meditation. In the scientific literature there is however a lack of evaluation of mindfulness teachers and how to teach mindfulness meditation effectively. This study aims at providing deeper insight of the importance of the teachers in the field of mindfulness and meditation and it investigates how mindfulness and meditation teachers describe the prerequisites for teaching mindfulness and meditation. Method: The method of Thematic Analysis, TA, was utilized to analyse the data from semi-structured interviews conducted with twelve experienced teachers, from different mindfulness and meditation traditions. The participants are mindfulness and meditation teachers from either within the Buddhist, secular or both Buddhist and secular contexts. Results: The analysis resulted in three main themes.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7595.1000243

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