AMRE KLIMCHAK is a Qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher. She trained in MBSR at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness, and is also a certfied Koru Mindfulness instructor through the Center for Koru Mindfulness. Amre completed additional training in trauma-informed mindfulness practices through the Lineage Project.

Amre has been practicing mindfulness meditation and yoga since 2007. Since 2011, she has incorporated mindfulness practices into her work at is an advisor and instructor at CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College. Seeing the success of the techniques in her daily work, Amre began teaching formal mindfulness meditation courses for faculty, staff and students in 2018.

A new mama to her baby Ocean, with her husband James, Amre is a committed advocate for social justice, environmental preservation, and mindful parenting. She is a writer with a passion for all forms of creative nonfiction and is currently writing her first memoir while an MFA student at SUNY Stony Brook.