Jesse Foy

Guiding Teacher, Board Member

Jesse Foy is the Founder and Guiding Teacher at Rooted In Mindfulness. Jesse's teachings are informed by 25+ years of learning and practice that include an extensive formal interdisciplinary education in Buddhism and Contemplative Psychology at Naropa University, advanced teacher training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School, a 15+ year mindfulness-based mind-body medical practice, and numerous retreats with both Western and Eastern teachers. 

Jesse unites traditional Buddhist psychology and contemporary mindfulness-based approaches in ways that are accessible and relevant to everyone.

Jesse believes that mindfulness engenders wisdom and compassion. He shares mindfulness as a means to help himself and others co-create a safe, healthy, wise, and compassionate world.