257 “A Still Quiet Place” with Dr. Amy Saltzman

Dr. Amy Saltzman is a holistic physician, mindfulness coach, long-time athlete, devoted student of transformation, wife, mother and occasional poet. Her passion is supporting people of all ages in achieving peak performance and finding flow. Amy has the privilege of being recognized by her peers as a visionary and pioneer in the field of mindfulness for athletes, coaches, and other high performers, as well as for kids, teens, and parents. She offers individual holistic medical care, and both individual and team mindfulness coaching, in person and online, to athletes, coaches, children, adolescents, parents, teachers, therapists, allied professionals, and high tech executives and employees.

She is trained in Internal Medicine, a founding diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine, co-founder and director of the Association for Mindfulness in Education, and a founding member of the Northern California Advisory Committee on Mindfulness. She served on the Board of Trustees of the American Holistic Medical Association for eight years and was the first medical director of the integrative Health and Healing Clinic at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

She’s written three books.

A Still Quiet Place for Athletes: Mindfulness Skills for Achieving Peak Performance and Finding Flow in Sports and in Life

A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions

A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions,

and created two CDS: Still Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Young Children  and Still Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Teens.

Today’s conversation weaves through many important topics from defining mindfulness and how to teach it to children, why it’s important for children to have this tool, learning reacting vs. responding, finding flow and Amy’s other work to help parents and children identify and respond to covert and overt abusers in school, sports and beyond. You can learn more about that important work at Spot a Spider.

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Here are the podcasts I mentioned.

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Here’s the New Moon Astrology Report from Forever Conscious.

Today’s show was engineered by Ian Seda from Radiokingston.org.

Our show music is from Shana Falana!

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