A Still Quiet Place for Athletes

A Still Quiet Place for Athletes

Mindfulness Skills for Achieving Peak Performance and Finding Flow in Sports and Life

Amy Saltzman, Jim Thompson


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Based on her groundbreaking Still Quiet Place mindfulness program, holistic physician, mindfulness coach, and long-time athlete Amy Saltzman provides practical, step-by-step exercises and skills to help both sports enthusiasts and professional athletes cultivate present-moment awareness, find flow, and reach peak performance in sports and life. Readers will also find tools for dealing with sports-related issues such as injury, being cut from the team, and conflict with teammates and coaches.


Amy Saltzman:
Amy Saltzman, MD, is a holistic physician, mindfulness coach, scientist, wife, mother, devoted student of transformation, longtime athlete, and occasional poet. Her passion is supporting people of all ages in enhancing their well-being and discovering A Still Quiet Place within. She is recognized by her peers as a visionary and pioneer in the fields of holistic medicine and mindfulness for youth. She is founder and director of the Association for Mindfulness in Education, an inaugural and longstanding member of the steering committee for the Mindfulness in Education Network, and a founding member of the Northern California Advisory Committee on Mindfulness. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two teenaged children. For more information, visit http://www.stillquietplace.com.

Jim Thompson is founder and CEO of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). PCA’s vision of youth sports as a Development Zone has attracted the support and involvement of many elite coaches, athletes, academics, and business leaders in this country. Thompson received the inaugural ETHOS Award from the Institute for Sports Law and Ethics (ISLE) in 2013, and now serves on the ISLE Board. He also serves on the faculty of Stanford University’s continuing studies program, where he teaches courses in coaching, leadership, sports, and spirituality.