Amanda Gilbert

Amanda Gilbert is a meditation teacher, lecturer of mindfulness and author of Kindness Now: A 28-Day Guide to Living with Authenticity, Intention, and Compassion. She has been a meditator for over seventeen years and is a graduate of InsightLA’s Mindfulness Facilitator Program.

Before dedicating herself to teaching full-time, Amanda was the center director for the Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions Center at the University of California, San Francisco, a world-renowned health psychology laboratory conducting scientific research and publishing investigations on the biological and psychological effects of mindfulness, meditation, and stress resilience. Today, she teaches mindfulness meditation in a variety of settings and writes about kindness, heart practice and mindful living for a new generation of meditators.