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JoAnna Hardy



JoAnna Hardy is an American meditation teacher specializing in insight (Vipassana) meditation and founding member of the Meditation Coalition. Her work focuses on exploring how social justice movements confronting racism and inequality are aligned to the teachings of compassion in Buddhism..

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Why Befriending Our Bodies Is So Hard, with JoAnna Hardy

iBme teacher JoAnna Hardy briefly explains mindfulness of the body and how to see our bodies as places of refuge. She also talks about how challenging this is when we have personal and/or cultural judgments and opinion around our bodies.

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25:06

Gentle Mindfulness of the Body – JoAnna Hardy

Dan Harris talks to JoAnna Hardy about how to bring mindfulness to the body in a loving way.

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Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents

Matthew Brensilver, JoAnna Hardy and Oren Jay Sofer provide a powerful guide to help teachers master the essential competencies needed to successfully share mindfulness practices with teens and adolescents.

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How to Practice Loving-Kindness

JoAnna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.

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21:24

The Body as Refuge: A Guided Meditation with JoAnna Hardy

Meditators old and new will enjoy this grounding, body-based practice. iBme teacher JoAnna Hardy offers instruction in returning to the body as refuge or "home base," outlines the four meditation postures, and guides a 14-minute sit.

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Practicing Non-Harm: How a Buddhist Practice Can Help Fight Injustice

JoAnna Hardy, Co-Founder of the Meditation Coalition in Los Angeles, talks about bringing wisdom and compassion into the fight for racial equality.

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01:06:32

Meditation Is a Must During Injustice and George Floyd Protests

Meditation Teacher/Author Joanna Hardy speaks with Brian Simmons and teaches the students of Food and Finance HS in Manhattan how meditation is the key to clarity in times of intensity and unrest.

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Ask The Teachers: Should I Meditate If I Can’t Stop Thinking About Porn?

The pivotal issue, always, is attention: how we are using—or misusing—it. From moment to moment, it is our privilege as human beings to have choice in where to direct our attention.

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01:03:53

BIPOC + ALLY Meeting at the Intersection: Mindfulness, Compassion, and AntiRacism with JoAnna Hardy

This is a meditation meeting for people of color and their allies interested in using the Buddhist principles of mindfulness and compassion to help work with and understand how to be AntiRacist. JoAnna will share wisdom and experience on topics that are pertinent and immediate in the country today.

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29:42

JoAnna Hardy: “How to Practice Self Care during Stressful Times”

This talk is part of the T. T. & W. F. Chao Special Series: Spring 2021 Mindfulness Practice.

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