About the Teacher
Tiffany Niide MD, PhD was born and raised in Hawaii and is a physician who up until August of 2015 had been practicing in Makai Ola, an integrative health clinic in Kapaa, Hawaii. She has been committed to her own personal mindfulness practice for many years. In addition to her medical training in pediatrics, psychiatry and neurology, Tiffany has years of extensive specialized training in mindfulness-based therapies and approaches to wellness. She is authorized by the University of Massachusetts to teach MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) and has completed over 320 hours of intensive MBSR teacher training with their senior teachers, including a 65+ hour group training led by the founder of MBSR, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD, and Dr. Saki Santorelli, PhD. Tiffany’s classes are unique in that she is able to combine her medical knowledge of the brain and proven cognitive and behavioral strategies with the powerful practice of mindfulness to truly inspire others to lasting beneficial change.