Life is a consulting firm founded by Richard Brady that has helped educators
and schools develop personal and corporate mindfulness practice since 2000.
- Introduce educators and students to practices
for mindful living
- Help educators find means of incorporating
mindfulness practices in their lives at work and at home
- Help educators develop mindfulness based
- Support continuing mindfulness programs for
students and educators
Brady, MS, is a practicing meditator and certified
Mindfulness teacher. In 2001 he was recognized by Thich Nhat Hanh as a teacher in his tradition with a
special focus on cultivating mindfulness in young people. In the same
year he founded the Mindfulness in Education Network (MiEN). Since then he has regularly presented
workshops for educators and consulted with schools.
Richard did his undergraduate work in mathematics at MIT and received an MS
in physics from the University of Maryland. He has been a
mathematics teacher in Washington, DC: at WoodrowWilsonHigh
School form 1970 to 1973 and at SidwellFriendsSchool from 1973 to
Richard founded the Washington Mindfulness Community in
1989. He has led mindfulness workshops under the auspices of the
Friends Council on Education and PendleHillQuakerCenter and at the National Association of Independent Schools and the Association of
Independent Maryland Schools annual conferences. Richard has taught mindfulness at SidwellFriendsSchool and has taught mindfulness to
teachers and students at other educational institutions including: University of Massachusetts, Amherst;
The Putney School; and CompassSchool.