Sabine Grunwald

Ph.D., Professor Pedometrics, Landscape Analysis & GIS Laboratory
Soil and Water Science Department
University of Florida

Contact Information
Mailing Address:2181 McCarty Hall
Office Address: 2171 McCarty Hall
PO Box 110290
Gainesville FL 32611
Phone: 352-294-3145
Skype UN: sabgru

Sabine Grunwald, Ph.D., leads the UF Mindfulness Program and is Professor in the Soil and Water Sciences Department, IFAS, UF. She blends expertise and interests in mindfulness, spirituality, environmental and geo-sciences. Inter- and transdisciplinary thinking that integrate human, socio-cultural, ecological and biophysical domains to address wicked global human-environmental problems of our time are of special interest to her. Dr. Grunwald earned a Ph.D. in environmental sciences from the University in Giessen, Germany, a 1-yr. Graduate Certificate in Integral Studies from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA, and an Authentic Leadership Certificate with Mindfulness training (Naropa University, Boulder, CO). She studies integral and transpersonal psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA. Dr. Grunwald is affiliate faculty member in the UF Center for Spirituality and Health. Since the 1980s, she has practiced qigong, tai chi and various meditation styles including somatic meditation. She trained extensively in mindfulness meditation, mind-body, and self-inquiry through retreats, workshops, and courses. She is a Tantrika in Dharma Ocean, Vajrayana Buddhism.