• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

  • Go Hiking in the Catskill Mountains

  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Dr. Valerie Mason-John M.A

Dr. Valerie Mason-John M.A (Hon. Doc) is President of the Buddhist Recovery Network (BRN), an international organization to help promote Buddhist Recovery. She is an award winning author and a co-founder of Eight Step Recovery: Using The Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction, with 8 Step recovery meetings in three continents. She is also the co-founder of the secular program Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR), an eight-week course for people struggling or wanting to maintain their abstinence and sobriety of mind. Valerie is a successful TEDx speaker and is also one of the leading African Descent Voices in mindfulness approaches to addiction and emotional trauma. Author of 8 books, she is currently working on her latest book, The Wheel of Addiction, exploring the Buddhist Wheel of Life. www.valeriemason-john.com


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