Jeanne Ball

Senior writer for the David Lynch Foundation and 35-Year Teacher of the Transcendental Meditation technique

Jeanne Ball is a senior writer for the David Lynch Foundation -- a non-profit, philanthropic organization that supports meditation projects for such diverse groups as gifted children, at-risk kids, prison inmates, war veterans, Native Americans, high school and college students and the homeless.

As a meditation teacher, she has lectured on theory and practice for over 30 years, instructing children and adults of all ages and backgrounds. She specializes in teaching meditation to people with ADHD, ADD, addiction, anxiety, depression, hypertension and other stress-related disorders.

For many years Jeanne has been immersed in the scientific and scholarly literature on the different meditation techniques, researching the practical benefits of meditation for mind, body, behavior and environment.

Trained and certified as a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation technique by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, she has traveled the world implementing meditation programs in inner city schools, high-crime areas and war-torn countries.