Interested in giving back and lending a helping hand?
Join us and share your talents to our community through different activities such as:
- giving introduction to meditation
- leading yoga, qigong or other relaxing stretches
- set up and clean up after class
Just 15-30 minutes of your time can make a huge difference in making our center run more smoothly and effectively so that everyone who comes is able to easily experience inner peace and relaxation in a clean, friendly and warm environment.
Thank you to all our current volunteers! Check them out below and see how you can help out today! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to volunteer.
Megrez Mosher is the owner and head instructor at Kudzu Aerial in Fairhope, Alabama. A native of Fairhope, Mosher has traveled and studied creative writing, dance and circus arts around the U.S.. In 2011, Megrez moved to Brooklyn and fell in love with Aerial Arts and began training and then joined up with circus performers in Brooklyn. In 2015, she founded Kudzu Aerial in Fairhope to share her love of circus and movement with others. Mosher has over a decade of dance and movement instruction and is also a certified personal trainer with ISSA and is a certified Aerial Yoga Instructor at Om Factory NYC. Mosher incorporates mindfulness techniques in all her classes, with hope that students who are more comfortable in their bodies after a class will feel relaxed and ready for their meditations.
Meditation Volunteer Crew
Kent Welsh, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Mobile. He began meditating in the early 1970’s and has taught relaxation and meditation techniques to numerous individuals and groups over the years. Kent began meditating at the Meditation Center of Alabama in early 2010 and has been a regular member of the meditation group there.
Cay Welsh, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who earned her graduate degrees at the University of Alabama and completed her internship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She has been a faculty member at several universities and retired from the University of South Alabama after more than 30 years as Director of the Psychology Clinic. Her professional training and experience has included the use of relaxation, biofeedback, hypnosis and mindfulness as a component of psychotherapy & behavior change.
Cay and Kent have helped to run the Monday Sangha group for several years now and periodically give public lectures to the community.
Phiwat Klomkaew is a fourth year chemical engineering undergraduate student at University of South Alabama who likes to perform volunteering work in the community with friends. He has been helping out at Meditation Center of Alabama for about a year and has interest in participating in the two-week male ordination program in summer 2017. Phiwat is one of the founding members of the Meditation & Mindfulness Club at South and served as its president from 2016-2017. He is a meditation instructor at the USA Recreational Center.
Forrest Neal is the bestselling author of "The Power of Meditation" and is a volunteer and member of the Meditation Center of Alabama. He has lectured at the University of South Alabama and regularly creates inspirational content to the community via his youtube channel. As a certified Dhamma representative of the Dhammakaya Foundation Forrest plans to lead classes at the Meditation Center of Alabama and continue helping others to live happier and more fulfilling lives through the practice of meditation.