Mindful Sport Performance Podcast

Ep. 17: Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn - World-Renowned Author, Scientist, and Meditation Teacher

January 29, 2021 Dr. Keith Kaufman & Dr. Tim Pineau Season 2 Episode 9
Mindful Sport Performance Podcast
Ep. 17: Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn - World-Renowned Author, Scientist, and Meditation Teacher
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Mindful Sport Performance Podcast
Ep. 17: Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn - World-Renowned Author, Scientist, and Meditation Teacher
Jan 29, 2021 Season 2 Episode 9
Dr. Keith Kaufman & Dr. Tim Pineau

In this episode, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, world-renowned author, scientist, and meditation teacher, joins the conversation. Jon begins with an exercise focused on embodying awareness by "dropping in" to the present moment. He then talks with Keith and Tim about the true nature of mindfulness, paths to authentic practice, paradigm shift in psychology and sport, the roles of letting go and fear in performance and life, his early applications of mindfulness in different sports, and why he's so passionate about his current work.

Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, world-renowned author, scientist, and meditation teacher, joins the conversation. Jon begins with an exercise focused on embodying awareness by "dropping in" to the present moment. He then talks with Keith and Tim about the true nature of mindfulness, paths to authentic practice, paradigm shift in psychology and sport, the roles of letting go and fear in performance and life, his early applications of mindfulness in different sports, and why he's so passionate about his current work.