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McLean Meditation Institute

Sarah McLean


411 State Route 179 Suite #8
Sedona, AZ 86336
United States
T: 928-204-0067
F: 928-496-2027

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McLean Meditation Institute (MMI) is one of the leading meditation training institutes in the world. It has gained notoriety worldwide for bringing meditation into the mainstream. The Institute, based in Sedona, Arizona, provides meditation programs to support those on a journey toward increased happiness, peace and fulfillment with its offerings of weekend retreats, classes, community gatherings, and a professional teacher training program.
Thousands of people have attended the McLean Meditation Institute’s transformative self-discovery programs.

The McLean Meditation Institute offers a variety of services to bring meditation and inner peace to

• Classes – Meditation classes are offered in Sedona
• Retreats – Meditation immersions to reconnect you to the deepest part of you
• Teacher Certification – Help transform lives by becoming a certified meditation teacher
• Workplace Wellness – Support your employee’s health and wellbeing with meditation and other
holistic trainings
• Leadership Training – Private and individualized meditation and mindfulness training for
organizations that are offered at your workplace, corporate events, or customized retreats
• Speaking Engagements – Sarah travels the world to provide inspirational lectures and trainings
• Private Instruction – for individuals and groups

Profile and Credentials        

Sarah McLean, best-selling author of Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation, is an inspiring, contemporary meditation teacher who makes meditation accessible to everyone. She’s taught thousands of people worldwide to meditate, helping them to reduce stress, be more confident, and find more happiness. Her programs support those seeking fulfilling lives, better health, and inner peace. Audiences everywhere connect with her charismatic and authentic personality.

Sarah has studied the art and practice of meditation and mind-body health for 25 years. Her interest in wellness began when she trained as a medic and behavioral specialist with the U.S. Army, treating soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. After college she began working with Dr. Deepak Chopra. She studied and practiced the ancient wisdom of meditation and mind-body healing and became the founding education director for the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in California.

After eight years Sarah went on sabbatical and trained in a traditional ashram in India, studied with the Dalai Lama’s head monks in Dharamsala, was a two–year resident at a remote Zen Buddhist Center, and studied with Thich Nhat Hanh, author of The Miracle of Mindfulness. Sarah left the monastery to serve as the personal assistant to Gary Zukav, best-selling author of Seat of the Soul. She was then asked to direct Byron Katie’s School of the Work.

Sarah now lives and works in Sedona, Arizona, teaching meditation and directing the McLean Meditation Institute, an educational organization offering mindfulness and meditation training, self-discovery retreats, and a meditation teacher training program.
Organizations such as Proctor & Gamble, Perry Ellis International, Arizona Bar Association, Young President’s Organizations, Rand Worldwide, Berkshire Hathaway, and the Thunderbird School of Global Management have invited Sarah to inspire their staffs and executives to greater health and wellness through the practices of meditation and mindfulness.

Featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Fox Health News, Sarah is a frequent contributor to health and lifestyle publications. She was voted Arizona's favorite meditation leader by readers of Natural Awakenings and was awarded the Trailblazer recognition by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).

Philosophy and Comments        

With a beginner's mind, you let go of being an expert & walk through the world with fresh eyes, open & innocent with a childlike curiousity. You empty your cup, making room to receive life as it meets your senses.
~Sarah McLean

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