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Andrew Safer is a mindfulness instructor and trainer, program developer, workshop facilitator, and writer. A 49-year practitioner of mindfulness-awareness and Zen meditation, he began practicing in the Zen tradition in 1968 while in high school in California, and then continued as a student of Trungpa Rinpoche over the ensuing decades. Andrew became an authorized meditation instructor after completing training with Shambhala International in Halifax in 1993. He moved to St. John’s, Newfoundland with his wife, Catherine Hogan Safer, in 2008 and began offering mindfulness workshops through the Family Life Bureau, Archdiocese of St. John’s, in 2010.