Private Instruction Cierra McNamara

Private Instruction

Cierra McNamara



  • Mayu


  • Critical illness
  • Death/Grief
  • Loss/Life transition



1.5 hr minimum


Cierra is the founder of Mayu, and she has been leading meditation groups since 2010. During her 14 year career as a massage therapist Cierra specialized in oncology massage and worked with patients in all stages of cancer, from diagnosis through palliative treatment in area hospices. As her own meditation practice deepened she became drawn to lead meditation groups for anyone facing critical illness.

Cierra’s teaching style is warm and informal, blending practical advice, humor and compassionate listening. Her personal meditation has been influenced by a range of teachers and traditions including Adyashanti, Jack Kornfield, Stephen Jenkinson, Tara Brach, Stephen Levine and Pema Chodron. In 2008 she attended Professional Training in MBSR with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli.