can help with
Be the calm in the middle of the storm.
Bounce back from the challenges life throws at you.
Become an integrated person. Expand your circle of care.
Spiritual and psychological inquiry both recommend meditation practice for enlightenment and individuation.
The better you know your own interior space, the greater your capacity to imagine the interior space of others.
Health and WellBeing
Connect mind, body, and heart
for improved physical and mental health.
Recover from what ails you.
Helping you navigate interior space.
A Meditation Guide
Tove Kishō Jensen
Tove Jensen is a meditation guide, yoga teacher and bodyworker who has extensive experience working with groups and individuals in retreat settings. For over 30 years she has been integrating Buddhist and Vedic spiritual teachings and somatic healing practices. Tove was ordained in the Soto Zen lineage of Buddhism by Zen priest Edward Espe Brown. She apprenticed with the respected yoga teacher Patricia Sullivan in San Francisco and has assisted at Zen and Yoga retreats at Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery. Tove also studied with clinical psychologist Richard Miller, founder of the iRest Institute and co-founder of the International Association of Yoga Therapy.
Tove has academic degrees in psychology. She studied at The California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. She completed an Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts integrating contemplative, transpersonal, and developmental psychology with contemporary neuroscientific research on mindfulness. Additionally, Tove holds a Graduate Diploma Arts in psychology from Massey University in New Zealand.
Tove is on the board of the Aratika Cancer Trust in Rotorua, New Zealand facilitating meditation retreats and promoting integrative medicine and complimentary therapies for people with a cancer diagnosis. She is a cancer survivor, humbled by the experience of being very close to death in 2017, now thriving in Rotorua with her partner and their loving dog Zak.
"Tove is a fantastic teacher; graceful, knowledgeable, funny and enlightening."
— Aratika Trust retreat particpant
Meditation Guides NZ
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