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Valerie StriarN/AValerie Striar teaches and practices mindfulness meditation, following the Insight Meditation tradition. She is also a yoga teacher, choreographer, and dance and theater artist, teaching artist, and longtime lover of Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She completed her teacher training with Inward Bound Mindfulness Education for Teens, iBme, and completed the Power of Awareness training with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield. Valerie incorporates her practice of Compassionate Communication into her teaching, applying principles of nonjudgment, empathy, and understanding. Valerie has been leading seasonal walking meditation groups at the Garden since 2014. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

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