we support People of Color with their meditation practice
through transformative teachings & community

We’re working on a new mobile app so People of Color can have access to structured teachings from Teachers of Color and a safe community to share experiences.

Coming Soon – request info to find out more!

Our Teachers

Joshua Bee Alafia

Joshua Bee Alafia is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leaders training through Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He currently teaches mindfulness meditation with South Side Insight Meditation Circle at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative and Taoist Meditation with TaoYoga Chicago at the Haji Healing Salon, both located on the South Side of Chicago. Liberation Meditation draws from Taoist, Yoruba and Buddhist traditions.

Our Team

Julio Rivera

Founder, CEO

Meditation transformed my life and there are two critical reasons why I sit everyday: teachings and a sense of community. With a background in technology and building community, I wanted to assist meditation teachers make their teachings more accessible.

Majella Mark


With years of experience in PR, Marketing and Advertising Analytics, tapping into a sociological atmosphere has become second nature. To truly be whole you must find the necessary tools that works in your favor. Meditation has become a significant component of my journey towards balance. 

About us

We are a group of young ambitious folks that have been deeply impacted on by the benefits of meditation. We believe in the possibility of happiness for all. 

Our mission

We help people live happier and healthier lives by providing the tools and technology for meditation teachers to make their teachings accessible.


  • julio@zencompass.co
  • (203)-554-2335
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