Laura Dickstein Thompson

Kripalu Faculty

Laura Dickstein Thompson, EdD, (she/her) is an artist, meditation practitioner, museum curator, art educator, and founder of the stress-reduction coaching business, Breathing Space | Dr. Laura Thompson, LLC. She brings three decades in the arts and education fields to those who wish to build confidence in their innate wisdom and utilize their creativity as a healing practice to bring resilience, balance, and calm to their life. From 2002-2023, Laura was MASS MoCA’s founding director of education and Kidspace gallery curator, where she designed award-winning community partnership public programs and curated 30 exhibitions with notable artists. She holds a EdD from Columbia University Teachers College, received her certification as a Kripalu Meditation Teacher, and is currently on Kripalu's R&R faculty. 

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