Dr. Carol A. Penn, DO, MA, ABOM, FACOFP doubly Board Certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine as well as being a Master movement, meditation, and mindset coach brings more than 40 years of experience and expertise in Mind Body Medicine and the movement sciences. Gifted with the ability to inspire and educate about self care, Dr. Penn brings a unique set of skills to her work as a physician. Her work in Mindful Movement and the dynamic small group facilitation work in the Mind Body Spirit Medicine series is designed to assist each participant in their journey of deep self care and in learning how to prioritize themselves on behalf of achieving their best and highest self. In her online Mind Body Medicine series you will learn how to balance your Sympathetic and Parasympathetic nervous system as well as how to uncouple the amygdala and hippocampus regions of the brain from fear based behaviors that hold us back and keep us stuck.
Dr. Penn hoping to guide each person on their own unique journey, holds national certifications in Mind Body Medicine from the Center for Mind Body Medicine; Health, Wellness and Fitness Coach from Wellcoaches; and is a certified Personal Trainer from the National Council on Strength and Fitness. Additionally, she has a 500 hour certification in yoga from Soma Yoga and is certified in Organ Cleansing QiGong. She also brings her artistic sensibilities to the marriage of the arts and medicine with her background as a professionally trained dancer and choreographer with the world famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and a Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Teaching Fellow, Dr. Penn will get you moving and keep you moving on your path to health and wellness.
Having achieved a rare standard of excellence in the Academic community, Dr. Penn is a Fellow in the American Academy of Osteopathic Family Physicians and is Clinical Faculty with Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, the Center for Mind Body Medicine, and the Medical Moguls Academy. She is a recent graduate of the Whole Health Medical Institute and serves as a leader in her community as a member of the Board of Health and in her capacity as a Trustee with Lunch Break Inc. She is also a two time best selling author and her book: Meditation In a Time of Madness, launched in 2019 as a number 1 best seller in the category of meditation and alternative medicine.
A business woman, servant leader and entrepreneur, Dr. Penn is a Founder/Activist and Chief Visionary Officer of Penn Global Visions LLC, a health and education multi-media firm changing the world one meditation at a time. Soon the doors to Penn Mogul Medical Group, her concierge medical practice will be open! She is a medical correspondent for WURD Radio in Philadelphia where she is a frequent guest and Podcastor as well as the host of her own weekly show and podcast: Weightless in Mind, Body and Spirit. A creative forever, she continues to direct her all volunteer women’s dance ensemble Core of Fire.
An activist, Dr. Penn has most recently taken on as her mission, ending racism globally. Viewing racism as a chronic disease, Dr. Penn is the content creator for both a seminar/webinar; The Mindful Genogram: The Examination of Ancestral Bias and a course that is gaining national recognition; Unpacking Racism Through the Lens of Mind, Body, and Spirit Meditation and Movement.
She is super proud wife, mom, and daughter living and loving in the midst of a beautiful blended family, surrounded by a beloved extended family and connections and kinship with friends and colleagues.