Stephen O'Dwyer

Headshot of Stephen O'DwyerStephen is delighted to be offering this course again for Osher at Dartmouth. He has been a meditation practitioner in the Vipassana tradition for over thirty years. A Neuromuscular Therapist specializing in the treatment of chronic pain with manual therapy, he also offers individual and organizational coaching in Mindfulness skills. He is a graduate of the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program taught by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach.



Course Title: Mindfulness Meditation (Fall Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

I honestly didn't know what to expect because I had no experience in mindfulness meditation. Right away, I felt Stephen was a wonderful and patient teacher and explained everything is a very clear manner.

Stephen is wonderful -- thorough, patient, and emblematic of all he is passing on.

Course Title: Mindfulness Meditation (Spring Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

The instructor was extremely prepared with short lectures, practice experience, discussion, audiovisual material and reading assignments.

Mr. O'Dwyer conducted a very organized and fruitful class. He was always punctual, polite, a good listener, kind, and informative.

I would take any course from this Study Leader (Stephen O'Dwyer)!

Course Title: Mindfulness Meditation (Fall Term 2021)
Participant Testimonials:

The course exceeded my expectations. Stephen presented the readings and his discussions in a way that gave me new insights to the readings. It was wonderful.

The course was well-developed and thorough. The instructor was knowledgeable, prepared, and highly skilled in delivery and practice of the subject matter.

Course Title: Mindfulness Meditation: Establishing or Deepening a Daily Practice (Fall Term 2020)
Participant Testimonials:

It matched the course description and went beyond.

Very prepared and very interested in participants thoughts, feedback, considerate, supportive

Course Title: Mindful Awareness: Establishing or Deepening a Daily Practice (Spring Term 2019)
Participant Testimonials:

Steve did a great job. All participants should be ready to continue on a fruitful mindfulness journey.

He was an informed instructor who was able to motivate the participants to give this practice a sincere effort.

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