Marcy Crawford is a meditation teacher and mindfulness trainer based in Moorpark, California. In addition to her independent activities, Marcy directs coach development and manages special events and projects for Unified Mindfulness. She also offers, in collaboration with Unified Mindfulness, extended training courses in an innovative approach to mindfulness in education that she has developed called Embodied Teaching TM.
Marcy’s aptitude for working in complex and challenging environments, coupled with her extensive meditation background, has led her to provide individualized training programs in a variety of professional settings. These include conducting seminars on Embodied Teaching TM for parents, teachers, and administrators, consulting to individual schools and at the county level, and conducting training for California fire academies. She has a passion for bringing the profound benefits of mindful awareness to educators and other professionals and volunteers who are dedicated to public service.
Marcy also hosts weekly sitting groups, leads private retreats, provides one-on-one coaching to meditators, and mentors other coaches. Her mission is to nurture truth by supporting others while continuing to deepen her own practice. Marcy’s own approach to coaching is classically individualized and strongly informed by Unified Mindfulness, Rinzai Zen, and Advaita Vedanta. Her teachers have included Shinzen Young, Gary Weber, Shunan Noritake Roshi, and Jeff Shore.