A decade after founding Santa Monica non-profit InsightLA, psychologist and meditation teacher Trudy Goodman says the practice of mindfulness is more important than ever in this day and age to give people the inner resources they need to overcome life’s challenges.
From day-to-day stress to overcoming major struggles such as the loss of a job or the death of a loved one, Goodman says she has created the perfect sanctuary in the form of InsightLA to help navigate people through whatever challenges life throws at them.
Since 2002, the non-profit has been dedicated to bringing the deep joy and peace of mindfulness and compassion to people everywhere through a warm, supportive learning environment where mindfulness and compassion is fostered.
Among InsightLA’s many offerings is its eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, which was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and taught in medical centers around the world. Another InsightLA program, “Basics of Mindfulness Meditation,” recently won LA Magazine’s “Best of LA Award” for best stress reduction class.
Goodman said its programs focused on…