Teacher or Facilitator
- Yasmina PorterCommunity Teacher
Yasmina Porter has been practicing mindfulness meditation since 2002 at which time she was certified at Dominican Hospital to teach Mindfulness-based Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga. In 2013, after a decade of practice and annual residential retreats with Bob Stahl, Jon Kabot-Zinn, and Mary Grace Orr, Yasmina was authorized to teach Mindfulness-based stress reduction through UMass Memorial Health Care Center for Mindfulness. She has taught MBSR in the Academy for College Excellence. Yasmina formed a People of Color Sitting Group at Insight Santa Cruz in 2017.
- May 29 2023
- 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
People of Color Group – Mondays
This weekly gathering is intended to create a safe space for self-identified people of color.
Each week there will be a 30-minute guided sit followed by a 30-minute
mindful check-in circle and tea.
Everyone who identifies as a Person of Color is welcome to attend.
Please return to the calendar to join an online session or learn of any schedule updates.
Attend either online or in person at the Meditation Center
Online Attendance Instructions:
Online Meeting ID: 950 8653 3736
Dial-in Passcode: 197619
Join online by clicking the Join Online button or calling +1-669-900-6833 US (San Jose) followed by the Online Meeting ID number and #. If a passcode is requested, then enter the Dial-in Passcode and #. Find your local number by clicking here. The preferred way to join is by using a Zoom application with your personal Zoom account.
Onsite Attendance Instructions:
N95 or KN95 Masks are Required
We highly recommend that onsite attendees be fully vaccinated, including boosters, per CDC guidelines. Attendees are required to wear N95 or KN95 masks that fit well and cover the nose and mouth. ISC will provide a mask if you need one, but you can support the center by bringing your own.
The following displayed information is for event planning and hosting (participants should ignore):
- Zoom user hosting the event: Zoom01@insightsantacruz.org