Johan Bergstad from Sweden is a licensed psychologist at JoY Psykologteam, mindfulness teacher, writer and photographer. He is the author of the book ”Mindfulness step by step” (available in Swedish only, have a look inside a teaser here) and has recorded four CD:s with guided mindfulness meditations (in Swedish). Johan works full-time with mindfulness and gives courses in Sweden and abroad.
Johan Bergstad has learned mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) from the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society (USA), and also mindful parenting from the pioneers Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn.
In January 2012 his first film was released: ”This Will Also Pass – An Interview with Mindfulness Teacher Andries J Kroese”. Available on youtu.be/RgSGcsnRZs0 or below:…
He has also filmed and interviewed the mindfulness pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn and is editing and looking for sponsors to complete the film.
Contact Johan Bergstad at info@MindfulnessNow.se
SE-776 98 Garpenberg
Johan Bergstad is also a haiku poet. His poetry has appeared in numerous Swedish and international magazines and anthologies. Haiku by Johan Bergstad:
my boy tells everyone
the same secret
Acorn No.21, Fall 2008
before and after the bell its ring
Frogpond 31:3, 2008
a ship leaves
some of the sea
Modern Haiku 39:3, 2008.
Autumn wind –
swinging in the hammock
dust of summers – The Red Moon Anthology 2007 (RMP, 2008)
full moon night..
all that is
Frogpond 32:1, 2009