The Graduate Student Association presents Virtual Meditation!
The meditation session will be led by Chau Yoder Mindful Living and Leadership Trainer. For more information on Chau, please see below.
Chau Yoder, born in Hanoi, Vietnam, has a deep aspiration to share specific methods of mindful living, emphasizing self awareness in body and mind. An engineer by profession, Chau retired after 25 years from Chevron as a manager of Information Technology and as an Applied Behavioral Science consultant.
Chau received training in mindfulness from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. She is a Dharma Teacher, ordained by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 2003. In 1999 Chau was also trained by Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD on MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.)
Since 1989 she has been offering workshops and classes on Mindful Leadership, Mindful Living and Chi Gung to promote healthy and happy living. Chau has presented her programs in youth, corporate and retreat environments and the Cancer Support Group in Walnut Creek, CA. In 2019, she was awarded the “Threads of Hope” Honor from Diablo Magazine for her work with the Cancer Support Group since 1990; past honorees include Kristy Yamaguchi and Tony La Russa, among many others.
In 2009, Chau completed the training program of Master Ce Hang Truong to be an Integral Taichi Trainer.
Chau has been a member of Toastmasters since January 2008.
Chau also coordinates La Boi Press, which publishes Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s books in Vietnamese since 1999.
Chau is a graduate of California State University, Fresno, with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Chau lives in Walnut Creek, California, with her husband Jim, to whom she has been married to since 1971. They have two daughters, a son-in law, a granddaughter & 2 grandsons .
Thursday, April 30 at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm