The Be Meditation Virtual Studio has been open for a week and plenty of busy professionals are taking a break from their hectic day-to-day schedules to enjoy a quick, calming moment of zen. The studio offers a variety of classes throughout the day and rotating themes and teachers.
Shauna Gullbrand is one of the new Be Meditation teachers. She is a kickboxer, a writer, and an appreciator of a long walk in the woods. Meditation has also become a cornerstone of her life and she’s looking forward to sharing it with more people through Be’s new virtual studio. Read more about Shauna below and check out the studio’s class schedule here.
- Tell us a bit about you.
I’m Shauna Gullbrand and I live in Salem, New Hampshire. I could easily say I am proud of my 32 year marriage and two grown sons, but I am most proud of my journey of personal development and self-discovery, a journey that led to the true meaning of living in integrity and shining my light. I believe my superpower is creating and holding a space for others to be who they are, without judgement, and to learn more about themselves. I enjoy yoga and kickboxing, reading, writing, a good documentary, and long walks in the woods. Coaching, teaching, creative endeavors, and hosting women’s groups, like Speaker Sisterhood, are all part of the fiery passion burning within me.
- If you had a magic wand, how would you change the world?
I would use my magic wand to raise the consciousness of the planet, to bring people to believe there is so much more to the Universe than just us humans.
- Why did you start meditating/practicing mindfulness and what keeps you returning to your practice?
My practice began over a decade ago when I took my first steps towards healing my life. It became a daily practice when I started yoga teacher training. I remain committed and return to my practice because at this point, I can’t live without it. It’s a way of life and the benefits are worth every moment in stillness.
- How does meditation affect your sense of belonging, community and connection?
My meditation practice has guided me to fully embrace the belief and understanding that EVERYTHING is connected and that I am part of a Universal human group. This gives me the opportunity to see the light within my fellow humans and to offer compassion, understanding, acceptance, and forgiveness. Additionally, I love sitting in circle and forming deep, meaningful connections to those who walk with me during this lifetime.
- What are your hopes for Be Meditation?
Huge success! I hold a vision of people all around the globe logging on together to sit in stillness and to bring a new level of consciousness. I hold a vision for Be Meditation in raising the vibration of individuals and the planet. Together. Connected. As One.