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Bobbie Perkins is a co-director of the Dallas Meditation Center and Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living). She is the founder of Dallas Meditation Center's Interbeing Sangha and is an asipirant of Thich Nhat Hanh's Order of Interbeing.

She is a teacher and life coach. Her primary aim is to provide information, guidance and support that enhances life experience and promotes the expansion of consciousness. She aspires to be a loving presence in the world, embodying and demonstrating peace and compassion.
Cornell Kinderknecht is a professional musician and a software engineer. He serves Awakening Heart as one of the directors, facilitator, webmaster and musician. Cornell's first career is as a software engineer and he has worked in the high tech industry for many years, developing Internet applications and specializing in security and privacy. He also provides web site development.

Cornell has been involved with Awakening Heart since its beginnings in 2007 and the Dallas Meditation Center since it was established in 2010. He has served the organization as a musician and music coordinator at gatherings and events. He manages the websites and takes care of most things technological. He is also a meditation teacher and facilitator, leading the Mindful Mondays meditation group which focuses on Practical Mindfulness for Everyday Living.

Cornell's musical resume includes performing his original works at the prestigious Carnegie Hall, a GRAMMY nomintation, and numerous recordings and awards. He performs and teachers throughout the United States. He is the director of the annual Pacific Northwest Native American Flute Gathering on Vashon Island, serves on the board of directors of the United States Ocarina Association, and was on the board of directors of Earth Rhythms. See Cornell's musical biography at www.cornellk.com

Mindfulness, Meditation and Music… three things that he tries to integrate into all aspects of life. Cornell's Dharma name given by Thich Nhat Hanh is "Virtuous Star of the Heart."