Shana Smith


Shana Smith is a mom, musician, meditator, marine biologist, teacher, and writer. She is an avid and longtime student of Zen and Buddhism, a decades-long yogi, and a much sought-after kirtaniya, or devotional chanting leader. Known across the state of Florida and the U.S. for the past 20 years as her children’s entertainment persona “Shana Banana,”

Shana and her family (husband Dan, daughter Grace Ohana, and son Benny Albert) have settled down in Gainesville, Florida to run their meditation- and yoga-based Gainesville Retreat Center, which attracts many renowned teachers and practitioners.

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Meditation for Moms and Dads: 108 Tips for Mindful Parents and Caregivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by ClearSky. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This entertaining combination of tips, real-parent stories, and poetry demonstrates that parents can squelch the mindset of "I can't to I will" and celebrate the opportunity to embrace parenthood and worldly life itself as a vital spiritual practice.

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