Death is scary! The concept of a good death is something that is ever shifting depending on our intersecting identities. Our relationship to death can be tinged with various emotions: fear, grief, acceptance, curiosity. How can we cultivate mindfulness of our mortality? Meditation is a tool that connects us with our breath, one of the last things we do while alive!
Kristina Lopez is an artist, death doula, and meditation teacher. She believes in the power of meditation as a tool for collective liberation. Kristina has studied the philosophy and science of meditation in the Tibetan Buddhist Mahayana lineage with the Nalanda Institute, Three Jewels, and the Interdependence Project. Her practice is dedicated to social justice and she infuses an anti-racist, anti-capitalist, and sex positive lens in her work.