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Colleen Camenisch, BS, MBA

MBSR TeacherColleen Camenisch


Post Graduate Course sponsored by the United Nations (ILO) in conjunction with the University Institute of European Studies, 2006
M.B.A., University of Nevada, 2003
B.S., Business Administration, University of Nevada 2001


Focus & Interests

  • Mindfulness and Martial Arts
  • Business and Corporate Programs


Colleen Camenisch is a full-time teacher at the Center for Mindfulness. She moved to Massachusetts after attending an MBSR program at the UMASS Center for Mindfulness, a program that changed her life. Since the program, Colleen has completed all of the professional training through the Oasis Institute, and has attended several retreats. 

Prior to joining the teaching faculty at the Center for Mindfulness, she offered both the MBSR program and mindfulness retreats in the Reno/Carson, Nevada area where she taught for 5 years.  She has taught mindfulness programs in variety of settings including: universities, medical schools, hospitals, businesses and professional education courses for MFT’s, LCSW’s and psychologists.

In addition to Mindfulness, her other professional experience includes a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Nevada and a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing. She also had the opportunity to study at the United Nations International Labor Organization. Her practical business skills coupled with her extensive formal education have brought a unique combination of professionalism, knowledge, and sincere compassion to all of her work. Within all of her experiences, she has strived to find ways to make the world and community a more mindful place


Colleen Camenisch at Ted-X
Reno, Nevada, 2013 

Professional Experience

equilibrium-mbsr, Reno, Nevada
Founder, Owner and Teacher, offering 8-week MBSR courses including the yoga component
Apprenticeship with Bob Stahl, Senior MBSR Instructor

TEDxReno Speaker: Mindfulness, April 2013

Institutional Coordinator of Graduate Medical Education, University of Nevada Reno Medical School

Director of Programs, Nevada Microenterprise Initiative