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Cristina Martínez Ballestero

SIY Certified Teacher


  • Pamplona, Navarra, España

Languages Offered

  • English, Italian, Spanish


Cristina has worked for 15 years in Retail Multinationals in management positions managing different business units with a turnover of more than € 15 million and teams of more than 60 people. Her professional experience in multinational companies has allowed her to experience in first person the benefits of applying Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence in Leadership positions in addition to helping her to quickly connect with the needs and challenges in the management
of teams and people in all kinds of organizations.

Her vocation to contribute to change and improve the world and her commitment to the efficiency of organizations and the well-being of people have led her to found Umanbi ([]( from where she currently helps all types of entities (Companies, Educational Centers, NGOs, Public Administration ...) to develop this type of ethical Leadership based on Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence.

Cristina has a degree in Political Sciences and Administration Sciences, specializing in International Relations from the University of the Basque Country. She has a postgraduate degree in Marketing and Foreign Trade from the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade and a Master's degree from the University of La Rioja that enables her to teach. She has a certification in The Science of Well-Being from Yale University and she is also Yoga Teacher by the European Yoga Alliance.