Kate Munding has been practicing and studying Buddhist meditation since 2004. She has sat many long retreat in the US and Thailand and is part of the Spirit Rock/ IMS Teacher Training which started in 2013. Her teaching style is based in the tradition of Theravada Buddhism.
In 2008 she began teaching secular mindfulness to young adults as well as elementary and middle school students in their classrooms. Kate is the former Director of Training for Mindful Schools. In 2012, Kate founded Heart-Mind Education, a mindful education business developing and teaching mindfulness programs and trainings to students and the adults in their lives. To date she has taught mindfulness to over 2000 students in the Bay Area and has trained approximately 2500 educators, therapists, and parents in mindful awareness techniques and philosophy around the world.