In the first episode of the Mindfulness Mondays series, Dr. Amanda McMahon introduces some basic concepts of Mindfulness practices and techniques. In addition to her discussion on Mindfulness, she provides viewers with a guided mindfulness activity to participate in.
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Amanda McMahon, Ph.D.
Amanda is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology. She earned her Ph.D. and master’s degree in Prevention Science at WSU. Amanda teaches Philosophy of Human Movement and Sport and Human Motor Development. Her research interests focus on using technology devices to promote physical activity and movement in emerging adults with and without intellectual disabilities. She also studies mindfulness and how the practice can support mental health needs in vulnerable populations. In addition to teaching and research, Amanda’s interests include enjoying the outdoors through backpacking, hiking, and rafting. One of her goals is to visit all the US National Parks.