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Bill Alexander

Writer and mindfulness teacher for those in recovery

Bill Alexander is a writer and teacher. He is best known for his book Ordinary Recovery, which has been called “a recovery classic.”

He presents workshops nationwide on a variety of topics, and has taught at venues as diverse as the Union Theological Seminary in New York and the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. For many years, he taught meditation and lead workshops as part of the staff of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, which offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide.

In 1995 Bill was ordained by the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh as a member of the core community of the Order of Interbeing. He has been a member of the recovery community since June of 1984, using mindfulness, story, and meditation to help alcoholics and others learn to come back to the present moment and find healing there.

Previous Programs

Mindful Recovery

December 3 - 8, 2017

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

At the intersection of mindfulness practice and the Twelve Step process is a deep, rich path to recovery and a return to joyful living. In recent years, the blend of mindfulness and recovery has brought hope, inspiration, and change to many thousands of those in recovery. Through a range of contemplative practices, including meditation, mindfulness,...