Travis Spencer

Travis Spencer Big Bear Retreat Center Mindfulness Teacher

Travis Spencer is a therapist, an army veteran, African drummer and a mindfulness facilitator. Over the years, Travis generously dedicated himself to serve African-Americans and communities of color through counseling families, young people, organizing drumming opportunities for kids, and co-founded a non-profit, the Institute of African American Mindfulness (IAAM) to offer mindfulness and other healing practices to People of Color in Washington DC.

Travis graduate from Trinity Washington University with a Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

As a Mindfulness Teacher and Trainer, Travis fosters ongoing relationships and partnerships with MINDS Inc., EL Haynes Public Charter Schools, Run Hope Work, Eastern High School, and Educare DC.  Additionally, He is a member of Early Childhood Innovation Network – MedStar Georgetown (ECIN), and an active board member of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW).

Events with Travis Spencer

Inward Bound BIPOC Teen Retreat
July 15 - 21, 2024

Inward Bound BIPOC Teen Retreat Monday, July 15 – Sunday, July 21 Registration closes June 24th at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Teens on an Inward Bound mindfulness retreat reconnect with their own brilliance, confidence, and intuition — their innate inner spark. With curiosity, teens develop their powers of perception and their capacity to understand their emotions and thoughts. The mindfulness practices they acquire on retreat transform into essential skills that are valuable now and for a lifetime.         Accommodations: The Center consists of several single-story buildings and cabins for dining, meditation and sleeping. Our residence cabins are…

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