Dr. Carmelina D’Arro is a public health dentist in Wilmington, DE. She has been practicing meditation for over 20 years and has been studying Iyengar yoga for over 10 years. She is a graduate of the Penn Program for Mindfulness Teacher Practicum as well as the Empowered Yoga Meditation Teacher Certification Program. In addition, she has completed all formal coursework required for certification to teach Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through UMass Medical School. Her training has included courses and retreats with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Saki Santorelli, Sharon Salzberg, and Tara Brach.
Carmelina is a facilitator at the Open Heart Zen Sangha and at the Empowered Yoga Meditation Center in Wilmington. She has led numerous talks and workshops on mindfulness in the area and teaches an introduction to mindfulness course each year for the general dentistry and oral surgery residents at Christiana Care.
Her mission is to promote the self-care of health care providers so they can provide the best care to their patients.