SIY Certified Teachers

These teachers have completed the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute’s yearlong teacher training program

Alison Niederkorn

Alison Niederkorn

San Francisco, California USA
Ali Niederkorn has practiced and taught in the areas of mindfulness and leadership development throughout her career. She is a management co
Amy Sandler

Amy Sandler

San Diego, California USA
Amy is a caring and creative change agent with more than 20 years in senior roles in leadership and education organizations including Vista
Barry Margerum

Barry Margerum

Silicon Valley, California USA
Barry Margerum has more than 30 years of executive level business experience in high technology companies. As the Chief Strategy Officer of
Brandon Rennels

Brandon Rennels

San Francisco, California USA
Brandon is the Teacher Development Manager at SIYLI, where he supports the organization in cultivating world-class mindfulness teachers. Bra
Carmen Trevino

Carmen Trevino

Monterrey, N.L. Mexico
Carmen Trevino is a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator by UCLA (2012) and a Search Inside Yourself۝ Certified Teacher by SIYLI (2015). She ha
Cory Muscara

Cory Muscara

Long Island, New York USA
Cory serves as faculty at Columbia Teachers College and the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches mindfulness and positive psychology
Dana Pulley

Dana Pulley

Washington, DC USA
Dana is an accomplished leader, coach, facilitator and consultant who has learned first hand how mindful awareness enables you to lead and l
David Perls

David Perls

San Francisco, California USA
David is an executive coach, mindfulness teacher and a creativity catalyst. After spending the first half of his career in brand design and
Ellen Wolfe

Ellen Wolfe

Sacramento, California USA
Ellen has been an engineer, systems thinker and energy policy advocate. She applies her mindfulness practice to helping clients bring their
Eric Graham

Eric Graham

Fairfax, California USA
Eric brings a unique blend of corporate, psychological, and meditation experience to his training and coaching work. He has spent the last 1
Gayle Van Gils

Gayle Van Gils

St. Petersburg, Florida USA
Gayle has committed her life to the practice and communication of how to uncover and manifest the highest human good. Her caring style as an
German Angulo

German Angulo

Mexico City, Mexico
German blends a long corporate experience as top leader, as entrepreneur, as mindfulness practitioner and as business consultant. He founded
Heather Jelks

Heather Jelks

Washington, DC USA
Heather is the President of Nautilus Coaching & Consulting, LLC, an executive coaching and consulting company dedicated to the development o
Heather Wray-Isquierdo

Heather Wray-Isquierdo

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Heather Wray-Isquierdo has over 20 years۪ experience in the field of leadership development as an executive coach, talent management consult
Hemant Bhanoo

Hemant Bhanoo

Palo Alto, California USA
Hemant is an engineer, entrepreneur, investor, and adventurer. He has engineered at Amazon, Google and a startup, entrepreneured a few start
Hooria Jazaieri

Hooria Jazaieri

San Jose, California, USA
As a licensed psychotherapist, scientist, teacher, and founder of Outlook Counseling & Consulting, Hooria is passionate about teaching mindf
Jo Burrows

Jo Burrows

Pacifica, California USA
Jo is a clinician (MFT), business coach and coordinator of an outpatient program at Sutter Health Hospital. She has taught mindfulness based
Joe Burton

Joe Burton

San Francisco, California USA
Joe Burton is the Founder & CEO of Whil Concepts, Inc., the leader in digital mindfulness training. Prior to founding Whil, he was an entrep
Joel Villaseca

Joel Villaseca

New York, New York USA
Joel is a lawyer at the United Nations. He has lived and worked all over the world, including New York, Boston, Jerusalem, Geneva, and Manil
John Parsons

John Parsons

Irvine, California USA
An Army Brat, John was born in Japan and was raised there and in Paris, along with the United States. His BA is from Bowdoin and his MS is f
Joseph Croskey

Joseph Croskey

Clarion, Pennsylvania USA
Over his 20 years of public service, Joseph has explored the art of leadership and how people can effectively help others to share their gif
Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy

Plainfield, New Jersey USA
Julie۪s career has spanned practicing law, consulting to Fortune 500 corporations and nonprofit management with a focus on leadership, cultu
Kelly Boys

Kelly Boys

Boulder, Colorado USA
Kelly Boys is a corporate mindfulness trainer for Whil and is the former Director of Expand teacher training at the Search Inside Yourself L
Kim Trahan

Kim Trahan

Somerset, New Jersey USA
Kim Trahan, PhD, LPC has over 20 years experience helping individuals to manage their careers, perform optimally, and lead effectively. Her
Larry Yermack

Larry Yermack

San Francisco, California USA
Over a 4 decade career, I have managed large public agencies, ran a world-wide consulting practice and was president of a transportation tec
Larry Ward

Larry Ward

Seattle, Washington USA
Dharma Teacher with Thich Nhat Hanh. A Phd in Buddhism research focused on brain plasticity and meditation. A Global citizen, experienced i
Laurie Cameron

Laurie Cameron

Chevy Chase, Maryland USA
For 25 years, Laurie۪s work and passion is about how humans learn, change and flourish. An accomplished leader, corporate executive, consult
Lori Schwanbeck

Lori Schwanbeck

San Francisco, California USA
Lori has been teaching SIY internationally for the past three years to diverse clients in: technology, professional sports, manufacturing, r
Marc Roudebush

Marc Roudebush

Brookline, Massachusetts USA
Marc has 20 years experience applying Organizational Learning and Leadership skills in the workplace, as a coach and senior executive. In ad
Marie Jeanne Juilland

Marie Jeanne Juilland

San Francisco, California USA
I am passionate about teaching leaders and teams from millennials to boomers how to maximize performance and presence in the face of chaos,
Mark Levine

Mark Levine

San Rafael, California USA
Mark Levine M.D. is founder and CEO of Community Psychiatry, a psychiatry practice with 22 offices throughout Northern California. The pract
Marilee Bresciani Ludvik, Ph.D.

Marilee Bresciani Ludvik, Ph.D.

Del Mar, California USA
Marilee Bresciani Ludvik, Ph.D. serves as Professor of Postsecondary Educational Leadership at San Diego State University, where she coordin
Mario Galarreta

Mario Galarreta

San Francisco, California USA
Mario is a physician, a neuroscientist and a filmmaker. After almost 20 years studying the brain, Mario joined Google in 2009, where his pas
Marlena deCarion

Marlena deCarion

San Francisco, California USA
Marlena deCarion, CPCC, PCC, is passionate about helping people awaken to their truest self and live their full potential. Bringing 20 years
Matt Schnuck

Matt Schnuck

Palo Alto, California USA
Matt is an Entrepreneur, Advisor and SIY teacher. Currently CEO and Co-Founder at Shortlist, a start up working to match talent with opportu
Michelle Maldonado

Michelle Maldonado

Washington, DC USA
Michelle is a former attorney, turned business leader with more than two decades of experience across the nonprofit, legal, online media and
Oli Mittermaier

Oli Mittermaier

Corte Madera, California USA
Over his 20-year entrepreneurial career, Oli has been exploring the role of technology as a mechanism to help deepen intra and inter-persona
Paul Mentag

Paul Mentag

Freeport, Maine USA
Paul is the Principal of Mentag Company Inc., and has worked in the field of team and organizational development for 32 years. He brings a w
Peter Bostelmann

Peter Bostelmann

San Francisco, California USA
Peter Bostelmann is the Founder and Director of SAP۪s Global Mindfulness Practice. SAP is the world۪s largest provider of business software
Quentin Finney

Quentin Finney

Boulder, Colorado USA
Quentin Finney is a conscious leader and change agent, especially focused on improving the ways people mindfully connect with themselves and
Rajinder Gandhi

Rajinder Gandhi

Saddle River, New Jersey USA
Dr. Rajinder P Gandhi has been an attending Pediatric Surgeon at The Valley Hospital in New Jersey, for over 30 years. He is retired Associa
Richard Caballero

Richard Caballero

San Francisco, California USA
Rich has over 15 years of experience leading the development of innovative business software at Oracle, salesforce.com and SAP. Rich shares
Robert Chender

Robert Chender

New York, New York USA
Robert Chender has been a mindfulness teacher for over 30 years, leading mindfulness classes and retreats both in the US and abroad. A lawye
Samuel Javelosa

Samuel Javelosa

Phoenix, Arizona USA
Sam brings mindfulness to the workplace with passion and joy through coaching, leadership and organization development. He brings insight an
Sean Fargo

Sean Fargo

Oakland, California USA
Sean Fargo is a former Buddhist monk of 2 years, executive consultant, Director of Mindfulness Program Development for WellBrain, and certif
Shalini Bahl, PhD

Shalini Bahl, PhD

Amherst, Massachusetts USA
An advocate of mindfulness in business, higher ed and society, Shalini designs and leads courses to develop the clarity, non-reactivity and
Shannon Jordan

Shannon Jordan

San Diego, California USA
Shannon Jordan, M.A., has spent 20+ years helping individuals experience greater levels of engagement and well-being in their professional l
Tina DeSalvo

Tina DeSalvo

San Francisco, California USA
Tina works with organizations and teams to leverage their collective intelligence by increasing self and other awareness. Using mindfulness,
Tom Callanan

Tom Callanan

Santa Cruz, California USA
Tom Callanan has been a student and teacher of mindfulness practices for over 40 years, with a focus on attention training toward optimal pe
Tovi Scruggs

Tovi Scruggs

Oakland, California USA
Tovi is a seasoned educational leader with over 25 years of mindfulness experience. Inspiring deep conscious change, personal growth, and cr
Uri Kugel

Uri Kugel

San Diego, California USA
Uri has spent the last ten years treating patients with mental illness, mentoring executives, and facilitating groups in mindfulness and emo
Vanda Marlow

Vanda Marlow

San Francisco, California USA
Before becoming a coach Vanda gained many years experience working with Board level executives as CEO of a leading London communications age
Viveka Ramel

Viveka Ramel

San Francisco, California USA
Viveka is a licensed clinical psychologist who draws from more than 20 years of research, teaching and clinical service in the fields of psy
Andreas Mohr

Andreas Mohr

Heidelberg, Germany
Andreas is passionate about seeing everybody۪s individual strengths and fostering personal growth especially when people struggle with chal
Angelika von der Assen

Angelika von der Assen

Switzerland, Zrich
Angelika is passionate for enabling leaders to master the challenges of today۪s dynamic and complex organizations by training them to be em
Anne-Sophie Pastel Dubanton

Anne-Sophie Pastel Dubanton

Lisbon, Portugal
Anne-Sophie is an entrepreneur and former CEO of AuFeminin.com, the European leading online women magazine. She has developed a passion for
Barbara Riedenbauer

Barbara Riedenbauer

Vienna, Austria
Barbara is a management consultant on organizational transformations & a certified coach on leadership development. Her passion is to suppor
Bruce Greenhalgh

Bruce Greenhalgh

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Bruce has supported and trained managers internationally at all levels in global organisations for over thirty years. He is a certified mind
Deiric McCann

Deiric McCann

Dublin, Ireland
I am Executive Vice President for Profiles International۪s European and SE Asian operations. I have written 4 books: Winning Business Propos
Diogo Rolo

Diogo Rolo

Porto, Portugal
Following an initial academic training in economics and 6 years of work experience in investment banking, Diogo Rolo redirected his career t
Enrique Escauriaza

Enrique Escauriaza

Barcelona, Spain
Enrique is an Executive Coach and an expert in business leadership, advising diverse financial entities and law firms. He has been practicin
Gabriele Andler

Gabriele Andler

Saarbrcken, Germany
Gabriele is the founder of an Institute for Yoga and Mindfulness in Germany and works internationally as an executive coach and trainer. For
Guenther Panke

Guenther Panke

Stuttgart, Germany
Guenther is the founder of the Mindful Leadership Institute in Germany. He is a life-long meditator, a certified MBSR teacher as well as a c
Gunnar Michanek

Gunnar Michanek

Stockholm, Sweden
Gunnar is a life-long meditator and has extensive experience as a teacher for leadership development through Mindfulness & Emotional Intelli
Holly Niemela

Holly Niemela

Paris, France
With 25+ years of meditation and yoga practice and teaching, Holly is an Optimal Being Advocate, guiding others to be in the zone, to flow a
Jakob Brix

Jakob Brix

Copenhagen, Denmark
Jakob has many years of experience in creating personal development through Mindfulness, both as Head Coach in Heart&Mind and in different l
Joakim Eriksson

Joakim Eriksson

Copenhagen, Denmark
Joakim is an experienced management consultant and has held a wide array of leadership positions in large organizations. From his experience
Jose Antonio Aguilar

Jose Antonio Aguilar

Barcelona, Spain
Jose Antonio Aguilar is an SIY Certified Teacher and MBSR Instructor. He has more that 20 years of experience in the practice of yoga and me
Lydia Kan

Lydia Kan

London, United Kingdom
Lydia Kan is dedicated to developing entrepreneurs, and corporate and social enterprise leaders who want to create a better world. She is a
Markus Wittwer

Markus Wittwer

Hamburg, Germany
Markus believes that a radically new way of working is possible in organizations. In this new way organizations are skillfully serving delig
Markus Zeh

Markus Zeh

Tbingen, Germany
Markus has been a mindfulness teacher for the past 8 years. He offers MBSR classes and other mindfulness based trainings in several large sc
Miranda van Schadewijk

Miranda van Schadewijk

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Miranda graduated in 2012 with a Masters degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Amsterdam focusing on mindfulness and commun
Robert Bridgeman

Robert Bridgeman

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Robert Bridgeman is an explorer of human potential. He co-founded Bridgeman, an institute that works with public & corporate programs to hel
Sean M Kelly

Sean M Kelly

Dublin, Ireland
Sean is an international expert on how to use more of our minds potential. With over twenty years experience, delivering training to global
Simone Heijhoff

Simone Heijhoff

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Simone trains in mindfulness, leadership and development of teams and organizations. She works with individuals in coaching programs to opti
Svea Astrid von Hehn

Svea Astrid von Hehn

Berlin, Germany
Dr. Svea von Hehn has been working internationally since 1998 as management consultant on organizational transformations & personal developm
Torsten Simon

Torsten Simon

Heidelberg, Germany
Torsten۪s passion is to sprout seeds of awareness and ignite personal transformation in others. He offers coaching services and facilitates
Urte Thoelke

Urte Thoelke

Walldorf, Germany
Urte has been a business economist at SAP for the last 18 years. Given this history she was able to experience constant change, complexity a
Vasco Gaspar

Vasco Gaspar

Lisbon, Portugal
Vasco Gaspar believes that a new world۝ is possible in organizations, where wise and compassionate leaders are really able to lead from the
Craig Davis

Craig Davis

Sydney, Australia
Hello, I۪m Craig. I spent much of my professional life as an entrepreneur and creative leader in the global advertising industry. I lived an
Eiji Han Shimizu

Eiji Han Shimizu

Yokohama, Japan
Eiji is a multi-award winning media producer, focusing on the subject of happiness. For the last 10 years, he has collaborated with leading
Heather Dawson

Heather Dawson

Sydney, Australia
A native of the Midwest in the United States, Heather has spent the last 20 years living and working around the world as a senior executive
Heyoung Ahn

Heyoung Ahn

Seoul, South Korea
As a Center for Mindfulness-certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher and Executive Director for the MBSR Center for Korea
Jo Wagstaff

Jo Wagstaff

Sydney, Australia
Jo is an Executive Coach, Facilitator and Speaker specializing in developing mindful and authentic leaders and creating compassionate and en
Jungeun You

Jungeun You

Seoul, South Korea
At a young age June۝ began wondering whether there was a way to make people happier. To her, most Korean people looked unhappy and stressful
KarKheng Yeoh, DPhil

KarKheng Yeoh, DPhil

Penang, Malaysia
KarKheng has great passion to bring SIY and Mindfulness to Asia. His unique combinations of the Western education background ( He earned a d
Kimiko Bokura

Kimiko Bokura

Tokyo, Japan
For many years Kimiko Bokura was a brand manager for Procter & Gamble Japan as well as a Group Product Manager for LVMH Japan. She is curren
Marc Leu

Marc Leu

Kyoto, Japan
Marc Leu has been with SAP, a world market leader for Business Software, in leadership positions since 2005. He studied Physics and Philosop
Mari Iizuka

Mari Iizuka

Kyoto, Japan
Mari is a Professor and a Director of Global MBA Program of Doshisha University, Graduate School of Business, in Kyoto, Japan. She is also a
Marion Neubronner

Marion Neubronner

Singapore, Singapore
Marion conducts her workshops with an insightful, spontaneous and creative brilliance that will enable participants to bring valuable, reali
Tanya Johnstone

Tanya Johnstone

Sydney, Australia
I bring a wealth of insight and experience from 20+ years of experience as a Senior Executive in construction, heavy engineering and transpo