Rebecca L. Acabchuk (Becky) is a senior scientist at RoundGlass with a PhD in Neurobiology and Physiology. She has 18 years of experience in the health and wellness industry, and is a Research Professor Affiliate at the University of Connecticut. Her research focuses on evaluating the scientific benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness for a variety of health conditions, including pain, hypertension, mental health and concussion recovery. In addition to teaching university courses on the Neuroscience of Meditation and Health Psychology, Becky teaches mindfulness workshops for a variety of audiences, including workplace groups, athletic teams, recovery groups, clinicians, and others. She has also provided consulting services to assist schools and universities in implementing and assessing school-wide mindfulness programs. Becky has been teaching yoga, meditation and other wellness classes since 2005, with over 1000+ hours of yoga teaching experience. Becky is a passionate leader, offering a unique combination of spiritual insight and fact-based science, which she communicates in an accessible manner to inspire people to reach their full potential. In her free time, Becky enjoys hiking, skiing, trail running, traveling, competing in triathlons, and spending time with her family, including 3 daughters.
Connecticut United States
- Reiki Master
- Meditation and Wellness Instructor
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Try This Meditation: Loving-Kindness for Self-Love
Research shows that practicing for as little as 7 weeks reduces stress, improves cognitive function, and increases positivity.
4 Social Media Habits That Boost Self-Worth
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How to HALT Negative Emotions with Mindfulness
If the idea of pausing to check in with yourself sounds familiar, that’s because the HALT method is a mindfulness practice.
5 Ways to Sleep Better, Starting Tonight
Integrate one or more of these practices into your daily routine to reap all the benefits of healthy sleep — starting tonight.
University of ConnecticutPh.D. 2011 - 2016
Cornell UniversityB.A., Honors, 1994 - 1998