Dr. Barbara Burggraaff
Dr. Burggraaff is board certified both in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat), and in the subspecialty of Sleep Medicine. She is a certified mindfulness facilitator through the Engaged Mindfulness Institute. Her interests include: Integrating mindfulness further into the realm of medicine, with regard to both patients and healthcare providers, compassion and outreach, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness in recovery and addiction, and treatment of insomnia and anxiety.
Ms. Garrick is a successful entrepreneur with extensive experience working with non-profits. She is a Certified Positive Psychology Coach, trained by Dr. Rober Diswah-Diener and is a certified mindfulness facilitator through the Engaged Mindfulness Institute and The Living School. She specializes in transitions and difficult emotions; divorce, death, grief, loss and aging well. Ms. Garrick is the director of the Southern Dharma Retreat Center.
Mary Linda McBride
Ms. McBride is a certified mindfulness facilitator with the Engaged Mindfulness Institute. She studied Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at Duke Integrative Medicine and the Center for Mindfulness (CFM) at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine where she qualified to teach the MBSR curriculum. She is also a certified yoga instructor with 15 years of teaching experience. Mary Linda was selected to join Google's Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) Engage Program- advanced mindfulness and emotional intelligence training for workplace settings. She is CEO of Mindful Resolution.
Director of Joy
Daisy has been known to bring a bit of “warm fuzzy” to a meditation practice. She has an ability to spread joy wherever she goes. She is full of wonder and delight and teaches us something about embracing this life as it is every day.