Vanessa Lorraine Jackson began teaching contemplative healing arts in 1990’s. She is certified in Vinyasa Yoga, and several levels of Shambhala meditation.
Vanessa is a member of the Center for Contemplative Minds in Society, and continues teaching contemplative practices in the community and at college events, and national and international conferences. She offers private and small group sessions for adults and children in meditation, mindful breathing, modified yoga, mind resilience, and cultural competency. She recently completed her doctorate from the University of Maryland, and holds a M.F.A. from Temple University and an M.A. from the University of Maryland.
Her mission and passion in life is teaching others how to create and sustain meaningful and authentic lives, and use their inner intuition for redirecting their personal and professional pathways. Vanessa is committed to helping others tap into the power within in order calm and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Her personal healing experience utilizing the powers of meditation and mind resilience in 2013 shaped her awareness of the importance of blending Eastern and Western medicines to maintain a healthy mind, body and spirit. After being diagnosed with cancer she engaged in a daily meditation and practicing yoga. Her doctors were amazed to discover that over 90% of the cancer disappeared after receiving only one of the 6 months prescribed chemotherapy treatments.
Vanessa offers the following practices :
Vanessa’s practice includes:
Basic Principles of Meditation
Chakra Balancing Meditation
Life Choices Meditation
Stress Reduction Meditation