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Search Inside Yourself in Shanghai!

Search Inside Yourself teaches tools for focus, team collaboration, and values-driven leadership, so you can create a better world for yourself and others.

  • December 3 - 4 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
27/F, 168 Hubin Lu
Infinitus Tower near Shunchang Lu
Shanghai, China
Program Language: English

Join the emerging movement of companies integrating evidence-based mindfulness in their workplaces.


Emotional Intelligence

Workplace studies prove that emotional competencies enhance performance, leadership effectiveness, and wellbeing.



Attention is the fundamental energy of the mind. How we direct our attention determines the mental habits we form, the emotions we develop, and the results we experience.



Research shows that mindfulness is a foundational skill that underpins the inner factors of growth: self-awareness, self-management, and emotional skills.


Program Journey

This transformational experience begins with a 2-day program followed by a 4-week online journey, concluding with a webinar as we explore mindfulness and emotional intelligence for inspiring wellbeing, collaboration and high performance.


Live Training

(2 days)

Begin with an interactive program where you'll learn from expert teachers, engage in experiential-based learning and connect with a global community.


Virtual Practice

(4 weeks)

The live program is followed by an online learning period where you'll receive daily practices to help you integrate what you learned at the live sessions.



(1 hour)

Reconnect with fellow participants, share your experience and gain additional tools to continue to apply your learnings.

Search Inside Yourself is now approved by the International Coaching Federation. Coaches receive 13.5 Continuing Coaching Education credits when attending SIY!


Meet Your Teachers

Our amazing teaching community is expansive, global and diverse, representing a wide-range of industries and backgrounds. Our programs are taught by our highly qualified Certified Teachers, all of whom have attended our rigorous teacher training program.

Lorna Doucet

Lorna has taught SIY and customized mindfulness-based emotional intelligence programs for business and educational organizations in Asia and North America.  She combines academic rigor with practical wisdom and caring, helping leaders understand concepts and implement transformational practices in daily life. In addition to teaching SIY, Lorna is an Associate Professor at Fudan School of Management, where she helps a wide range of students including executives and full-time MBAs reach their highest potential through mindfulness-based emotional intelligence.  In her teaching, she draws on her academic research, her multiple publications in top tier academic journals and her leadership experience in TEDxPuxi, TEDxShanghaiWomen, and Labatt Brewing Company. Early in her career, Lorna worked as chemical engineer, drawing on her strong analytical capabilities.  But ultimately, she found her true passion in the area of emotional intelligence.  She has conducted research and taught courses on emotional intelligence for over 20 years. Over the years, Lorna has become increasingly convinced of the importance of mindfulness in building emotional intelligence. Lorna began a daily meditation practice in 2014 and has completed 10-day silent meditation retreats at Insight Meditation Society and at Quebec Vipassana Meditation Centre-Dhamma Suttama. Lorna also practices interpersonal mindfulness at Authentic Montreal. Lorna holds a PhD in Management from Wharton and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from University of Ottawa.  She splits her time between Shanghai and Montreal and loves the live jazz scenes in both cities.

Dr. Bjoern Lindemann

Dr. Bjoern Lindemann is a Leadership Coach with a passion for personal growth and professional development. Bjoern provides trainings based on mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills to boost organizational performance and help managers become inspiring, driven, and insightful individuals. He also works to roll-out strategies for leadership and mindfulness programs in businesses and organizations across Asia and Europe. Bjoern was born in Germany, and, for the past 15 years, he has held leading positions in manufacturing, business associations, consulting, academia and NGOs in Asia. He is currently Director of a German manufacturing company in Southeast Asia and has previous experience as General Manager in China and Board Member of the German Chamber of Commerce. Drawing from his own vast experience as a leader, Bjoern understands the challenges and complexity of today’s business world and helps leaders grow personally and professionally and inspire their teams. He has facilitated successful leadership programs for executive teams and leaders from Fortune 500 companies, such as Volkswagen and Adidas, and entrepreneurs and alumni groups from leading international business schools, such as INSEAD and CEIBS. Bjoern holds a Master's Degree in Political Science, a PhD in Chinese Studies, Executive MBAs from INSEAD and Tsinghua University, and is a certified Search Inside Yourself (SIY) teacher. WeChat contact ID: drbjalli

While we do our best to let you know who your teachers will be ahead of time, teachers are subject to change.

Book individually or for your team today.

Early Bird (Until November 1)

7,000 RMB

What Participants Say

"This is the best course I have EVER attended. Never before I have been able to sit for two whole days and be fully engrossed in every second. I will tell people that if they are wanting to transform their lives then they MUST attend this course."

"SIY changed the way I deal with challenges. I actually remain calm in stressful situations, and colleagues look to me to find workable solutions to problems."

"Inspiring. Cutting edge. What the new world of leadership look like."

"I like how SIY makes mindfulness practices very accessible to people. There's a very strong hesitation, unwillingness, fear that comes up when you think about sitting down and trying some of these tools. The experience you get in the workshop dissipates that so you are able to take it with you. What these tools really do is increase self-awareness. When you become more self-aware you become more tolerant and more compassionate, and it leads to better relationships with family, friends, and in the workplace"


Frequently Asked Questions

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