The goal of this practice is to help us become aware of our shared humanity…when we are fully present, it is much easier to realize that we live on the same planet and share a common destiny, regardless of our differences…mindfulness has changed my life and it can change yours.

- Dr. Eric López-Maya

Meet Dr. Eric López

Dr. Eric López-Maya is a PhD psychologist with training at Harvard, Brown, UMass and UCLA. He is also the Director of the Mexican Institute of Mindfulness. He has been at the forefront of mindfulness for more than the past 20 years, teaching mindfulness to thousands of people and guiding thousands more on how to teach mindfulness to others.

Eric has taught mindfulness to teams at GE, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Epson, Lufthansa, EY, Volkswagen, Novartis, Shell Oil, MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Parkinson’s Foundation, the University of Minnesota, and for many more organizations.

As a teacher, Eric is featured on excellent apps like Calm, UCLA mindfulness app, Breethe, and Simple Habit. As a researcher, he has been the lead author on several published studies including, Mindfulness meditation and improvement in depressive symptoms among Spanish- and English speaking adults.

His substantial work in mindfulness has led to invitations from UnitedHealth Group, Mindful Schools, the Mind & Life Institute, and Good Morning America for his subject matter expertise. Eric’s TEDx talk has also been very well received by audiences for its emphasis on the universal qualities of mindfulness.

Early in his life, he became interested in mindfulness after his father’s death. During this difficult period, mindfulness provided the relief he was seeking and inspired him to teach others how to use mindfulness as well. Today in addition to meditation, his primary mindfulness practices are being a dad, a husband, and a dog owner to Pancha. He is currently authoring a forthcoming book about mindfulness in daily life.

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Interviews, Features, and Collaborations with Eric

Are you interested in having Eric speak at your event? Would you like to interview Eric or feature him on your show, podcast, or blog? He can also create custom workshops, develop custom programs for organizations, and consult on content development. Eric speaks both English and Spanish fluently. He can connect with, and inspire, audiences of all backgrounds.

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