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Awareness and Acceptance: Tackling Cultural Appropriation in Mindfulness Instruction

Anna Brinkhuis (February, 2022)


Despite the numerous benefits of mindfulness training, the practice has faced recent accusations of cultural appropriation and commodification. This paper will address the problematic applications of mindfulness practices in a Western context in order to present a roadmap for equitable, socially-conscious, and culturally-responsive mindfulness instruction in K-12 schools.

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