Mark ColemanPersonal MissionTo help people discover the beauty, sacred and mystery in nature through developing a contemplative, receptive meditative awareness in the outdoors.Other PassionsI have a passion to help us live with more love and care for the earth and find ways as a society to live with more sustainability.Websitehttps://www.markcoleman.org
Mark is an inner and outer explorer, who has devotedly studied mindfulness meditation practices for three decades. He is passionate about sharing the power of meditation and has taught mindfulness meditation in six continents for the past twenty years. Mark is a senior meditation teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and has taught there since 2000. Mark holds a MA in Clinical Psychology and draws on his extensive experience in working with people as a therapist and coach.
Through the Mindfulness Training Institute Mark leads Professional Mindfulness Teacher Trainings in the US and UK annually. Mark likes to share the fruits of meditation to wider audiences and founded The Mindfulness Institute, where he has brought mindfulness trainings to companies and the non profit sector across North America and Europe. Mark is a trainer for the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, developed at Google and teaches on their teacher trainings.
Mark is an unabashed nature lover and through his organization Awake in the Wild, Mark shares his passion for integrating meditation and nature. He leads wilderness meditation retreats from Alaska to Peru, taking people on inner and outdoor adventures. Through Awake in the Wild, Mark also leads year long meditation in nature teacher trainings in the US
Mark is a writer and author. His latest book is From Suffering to Peace - The True Promise of Mindfulness. He is author of Make Peace with Your Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Help Free You from the Inner Critic, and Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery.
Mark lives in Marin County, California and enjoys spending his free time hiking, biking and kayaking.READ FULL BIO
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BA, Sociology, Guildhall University, 1988
MA, Clinical Psychology, San Francisco State University, 2000
Awake in the Wild, Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self Discovery, 2006