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Lisi Garcia Cisek

SIY Certified Teacher


  • Tokyo, Japan

Languages Offered

  • English


Lisi Garcia Cisek
Lisi is a Certified Executive Coach holding a Global Executive MBA who combines her business leadership experience with a passion for wellness to impact positive change within organizations and for individuals.  She has significant experience in Asia having spent the last 15 years between Japan, China, and Singapore.

She has over 20 years experience in management leadership positions in the marketing and advertising industry, and demonstrated proven success in creating positive cultural shifts, building and driving high-performing teams, and championing mindfulness and wellness initiatives.

During her career Lisi has worked at top global agencies including Leo Burnett, Beacon Communications (Dentsu), BBDO, McCann WorldGroup, Ogilvy & Mather, and most recently TBWAMedia Arts Lab where she was the Managing Director of the agency responsible for all Apple communications across Greater China.

In addition to Apple, she has worked with diverse clients such as Unilever, P&G, Volkswagen Group, and the US Army.  Her experiential understanding of the challenges and pressure business leaders face enables her to offer valuable perspective and identify impactful, actionable approaches and solutions.

Lisi is passionate about holistic health and wellness, and deeply believes in the transformative power of mindful living.  She is a Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Certified Teacher and leads mindfulness based leadership development programs that integrate mindfulness, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence.

She also offers custom wellness programs and coaching through her company Genki Goddess to support organizations and individuals seeking greater balance and wellbeing – particularly those in intense urban environments and highly demanding industries where burn-out is common.

Her wellness credentials include an Executive Coach Certification from Coaching Australia, Health Coach Certification from Colombia University’s IIN Integrative Nutrition Program, and Yoga Alliance RYT 200 having completed teacher training with Ana Forrest, an internationally recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional work.

Lisi graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois with a B.A. in International Studies and Art History and holds an MBA from IESE Business School University of Navarra in Barcelona, Spain where she was a member of the Global Executive MBA Class of 2011.

She is currently based in Tokyo where she lives with her husband, daughter, and their two dogs.