Meet Our Team

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Anahi Russo Garrido, PhD began practicing meditation in 2001 in Mexico City and has studied Zen meditation since 2006. She is a graduate of the Sage Institute for Creativity and Consciousness, Meditation Leader Training Program and holds a PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies. She is the author of “Tortilleras Negotiating Intimacy: Love, Friendship and Sex in Queer Mexico City” (Rutgers University Press, 2020). She also teaches college and writes on transnational feminist and queer theories, immigration, and is developing a new writing project on meditation and activism.

Watch a sample of Anahi’s classes:

Anahi teaches:

Loving Kindness 
Traditional Metta practice. In this traditional Buddhist meditation, we cultivate self-compassion by also cultivating it for others.