Heather Stang is the author of Mindfulness & Grief: With Guided Meditations To Calm Your Mind & Restore Your Spirit. Her focus on teaching others to use mindfulness-based techniques to reduce stress, cope with grief, and cultivate personal growth is inspired by her own journey of love, loss and posttraumatic growth. She is best known for using present moment awareness to relieve suffering, cope with and eventually reengage with life after loss. She offers online grief support and grief coaching using mindfulness-based practices and principles of yoga therapy.
Association of Death Education and Counseling Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Heather Stang holds a Master's in Thanatology from Hood College, and is a Certified Yoga Therapist. Her inspiration for helping others stems from her uncle’s death by suicide and her stepfather’s sudden death following a surgical procedure. She worked on the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for seven years, and is on the Advisory Board for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS serves bereaved military families). Heather and offers keynotes, workshops and training to other organizations including: National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, Hospice Foundation of America, Association of Death Education and Counseling, and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.