Rebecca L. Acabchuk (Becky) is a senior scientist at RoundGlass with a Ph.D 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, Acabchuk 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.
Acabchuk has been teaching yoga, meditation and other wellness classes since 2005, with over 1000+ hours of yoga teaching experience. Acabchuk 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, Acabchuk enjoys hiking, skiing, trail running, traveling, competing in triathlons, and spending time with her family.