mindful foundations teachers

John Abate

John is trained and qualifed to teach MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Center for Mindfulness.


Along with his training and credentials, John has spent time formally on silent meditation retreats and co-leads and facilitates quarterly men's mindfulness retreats based in Joshua Tree, CA.

John has shared his personal path finding mindfulness and his spiritual practice with local community organizations, corporate workshops, and spoken on several podcasts about topics related to mindfulness and meditation. 

You can find John enjoying time in the backcountry of the Sierra Nevada Mountains backpacking, cycling in his hometown of San Diego, and spending time with his family and friends.

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