JoAnna Hardy

JoAnna Hardy


  • Other Degree Buddhist Studies and Meditation Teacher, Spirit Rock/Insight Meditation Society, 6/2016
  • B.A. Liberal Arts, CIIS
  • Research, Teaching, Practice, and Clinical Appointments

    • Meditation Expert, Teacher and Content Developer, Apple, 2021-06-
    • Teachers Advisory Council, Inward Bound Mindfulness Education, 2019-2021
    • Mindfulness Teacher, TenPercent Happier App, 2018-2021
    • Retreat Teacher, Spirit Rock/Insight Meditation Society, 2006-2021
  • Book

    • Hardy, J., Brensilver, M., Sofer, O. J. (2020). Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc..

    Book Chapters

    • Harper-Hardy, J., Belzer, M. G., Hanger, B., Himmelstein, S., Burnett, R., Grant, L., Kramer, G., Kinder, W., Coscia, C., Ucok-Sayrak, O., Bogels, S., Cohen Harper, J., Tortora, S., Saltzman, A., Cox, M., Kahn, I. L., Rose, B., Weiner, V. C., Plummer, D. M., Pflaum, J., Black, D. S., Semple, R. J., Galla, B. M., Bertin, M., Britton, W., Sydnor, A., Wilkins, C., Knowles, L. M., Goodman, M. S. (2015). Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

    Magazine/Trade Publication

    • Hardy, J.How to Practice Loving Kindness. Lion’s Roar Online Magazine.
    • Hardy, J.A Simple Forgiveness Practice. Lion’s Roar Online Magazine.

    Cited Research

    • Tobin, J., Hardy, J., Calanche, M. L., Gonzalez, K. D., Baezconde-Garbanati, L., Contreras, R., Bluthenthal, R. N. (2020). A Community-Based Mindfulness Intervention Among Latino Adolescents and Their Parents: A Qualitative Feasibility and Acceptability Study. Journal of immigrant and minority health. PubMed Web Address
    • Be Here Now Podcast Contributor, 2019 – 2021
    • Lion’s Roar Online Lovingkindness Course, 2018 – 2021
    • TenPercent Happier App, 2018 – 2021
    • KPFK a Spiritual Guide to Politics, 2018
    • Larry King Live, Religion and our Youth, 2018
  • Other Service to the University

    • USC Reimagining Religion Conference; Center for Religion and Civic Culture, 2017
  • Other Service to the Profession

    • Meditation Coalition, Founding Teacher, 2018 –
    • Spirit Rock Meditation Center Teachers Council, 2016 –
    • Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, Guiding Teacher and Board Member, 2006 – 2018
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