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Michael Healy

Michael Healy

Mike Healy, EdD, has practiced meditation for 43 years, 35 years of which has been Mindfulness Meditation, and has taught Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs since 1999 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Athens Regional Medical Center's Mind Body Institute, and currently through the Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional, Athens, Georgia.

Healy is certified to teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) by the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He participated in this several year certification program, Oasis, under the direction of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder, and Dr. Saki Santorelli, director. Healy continues to further his training through attending multi-day mindfulness meditation retreats, workshops, and conferences. He is also a certified Integral Hatha Yoga instructor, RYT200.

Healy completed a doctorate in Adult Education at The University of Georgia, studying The Insight (Vipassana) Meditation Transformational Learning Process: A Phenomenological Study (2001). Mike lives in Athens, Georgia with his wife Kathy and two cats Bennie and Henri.


  • EdD Adult Education, University of Georgia
  • Certifed Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)