Miranda Chapman is a compassionate soul with a heart for helping others find peace in their lives. The Institute’s founding program director, Miranda has been teaching yoga, meditation, and transformative workshops and retreats for nearly a decade. She studied meditation, yoga and Ayurveda in India and Canada, and has taken her practice all over the world. She is also an avid community builder and social and environmental activist.
Upcoming Programs with Miranda
Event with Miranda Chapman and Vamsi Koneru, Ph.D.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00-8:30 pm.
For our third Courageous Candlelight Conversation of 2019, we will hold space for shares and reflections on the topic of trauma-informed mindfulness.
Event with Miranda Chapman & Brandon Nappi
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:00-8:30 pm.
For our first Courageous Candlelight Conversation of 2020, we will hold space for shares and reflections on the topic of mindfulness, spirituality, and God.
Annual Retreat with Miranda Chapman
January 31-February 2, 2020
In this annual retreat with Miranda Chapman, we will explore the home we can cultivate within ourselves—a home where everything is welcome: the comfortable and uncomfortable, the familiar and unfamiliar.
Workshop with Miranda Chapman
Saturday, February 22, 2020, 1pm-5pm.
Give yourself permission, for a few hours, to relish the vast and varied spaces of rest for body, mind, and heart.
Event with Miranda Chapman
Friday, June 5, 2020, 7pm-9pm.
For millennia, seekers have walked the labyrinth in their quest for meaning, peace, and connection. Join with others in a candlelight labyrinth walk to foster compassion, generosity, and peace within you and the world around you.
Event with Miranda Chapman & Chris Grosso
Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 7:00-8:30 pm.
For our third Courageous Candlelight Conversation of 2020, we will hold space for shares and reflections on the topic of transforming through life’s challenges.
Please check back for future programs with Miranda.
Posts by Miranda
Listen to or read Master Teacher Miranda Champan’s reflection on holding strong emotions with grace and care.
How do I know if my meditation practice is working (especially when nothing seems to be happening)? Teachers offer advice and perspective for meditators, both new and seasoned.
One volunteer’s experience serving the under-resourced and incarcerated
Fully living the power of choice, by Miranda Chapman.
Using the practice of gratitude to learn from life’s difficulties
The ancient wisdom of being alone
I give myself permission to slow down.
Waking up to the beauty of transition that nature constantly reveals
Meditation as a practice of self-love.
A reminder to wake up in each moment and maybe dance it out.
The work of remembering our humanness.