Acharya Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore, PhD.,  has been a Shambhalian since 1979.  She received her Master’s degree from Naropa and a PhD in Psychological Anthropology from California Institute of Integral Studies. She became an Acharya (most senior teacher in the Shambhala tradition) in 2012. She co-founded, and is a head teacher in, The Karuna Training, a two-year professional training program in contemplative Psychology now offered in 7 Countries. Dr. Moore has worked in community behavioral health for several years and was the founding director of The Felton Institute, a mental health research and training Institute in San Francisco from 2005 – 2016.

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Melissa Moore

Empowering the Heart of Healthcare: Physician Registration

Also Dr. Aaron Snyder and Leslie Booker

April 16–22, 2018

In the U.S., 46% of physicians and 33% nurses have symptoms of burnout. Embodied Presence is designed to help health care professionals increase awareness of their emotional state through proven meditative practices, train in compassion as a sustainable way of being, and renew and strengthen the heartfelt inspiration that led them to be of service […]

Empowering the Heart of Healthcare: Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Registration

Also Dr. Aaron Snyder and Leslie Booker

April 16–22, 2018

In the U.S., 46% of physicians and 33% nurses have symptoms of burnout. Embodied Presence is designed to help health care professionals increase awareness of their emotional state through proven meditative practices, train in compassion as a sustainable way of being, and renew and strengthen the heartfelt inspiration that led them to be of service […]

Empowering the Heart of Healthcare: Embodied Presence

Also Dr. Aaron Snyder and Leslie Booker

April 16–22, 2018

Have you ever felt overcome by the pressures of your work as a caregiver, or lost heart for the profession you simultaneously feel called to do? You are not alone. In the U.S., 46% of physicians and 33% nurses have symptoms of burnout. Embodied Presence is designed to help healthcare professionals increase awareness of their […]