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MBSR Instructor - Alisha Aum

Alisha has been a long-term practitioner of meditation and yoga, exploring several different traditions and practices over the years. She has been teaching various mindfulness programs in the community and online since 2011. She has also been a business operations professional while living and working in India, Dubai, Australia, and the US.

In 2009, Alisha experienced a health crisis that could not be resolved through conventional medicine. As a result, she left her corporate job, and rediscovered mindfulness as a path towards recovery of her physical and emotional health. Inspired by her experience with the healing power of mindfulness practices, particularly for PTSD and chronic pain, Alisha pursued further training at the Center for Mindfulness, UMass Medical School and has continued her education in holistic health and well-being modalities.

Alisha is a qualified teacher of MBSR and Mindfulness-based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT). She also holds the designation of Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Professional Level (CMT-P) from the International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA). Taking a 360-degree approach to health and wellness, Alisha is also certified in Plant Based Nutrition and is a Certified Qi Gong Community Practice Leader.

CREDENTIALS: Level 2 (Authorized) Teacher from University of Massachusetts Medical Center

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