Work Mindfulness for Health & Life
Keith Fiveson 1995
Keith Fiveson, the Founder, a U.S. Army Veteran, who served in the Ballistic Missile Defense Communications Activity (BMDCA), as a global communications specialist. From an early age, he has been in the service of helping people communicate, connect and engage, what he calls “People Convergence”. Keith has held corporate positions with MCI, AT&T, BT, and PWC, and was an entrepreneur for 13 years, starting a consulting firm, IT Enabled Services Alliance (ITESA). He helped companies communicate, connect and create great experiences for their employees and customers, globally, in over 45 countries.
Keith has used mindfulness and yoga to stay healthy. A two-time cancer survivor, his knowledge, and practice have helped him transform his life over the past 25 years. He brings this knowledge to his clients. By applying body and mind practices, applied mindfulness, and positive psychology. During one-on-one individual, group, or organizational work Keith connects with clients during and after sessions. Keith is a contributing board member of the Center for Wellbeing in Manhasset, Long Island New York. He is a New York State certified coach and counselor, who works with organizations and individuals in the tri-state area.
Rev. Keith Fiveson 2016
Keith’s philosophy is to balance the outer world we need to develop inner wisdom and ancient technology. He was taught by many of the great masters of our time, having studied the sutras as a Yoga Teacher, at Integral Yoga Institute, with Sri Swami Satchidananda. He was given the name Shunya, meaning infinite. He has trained with Dr. Robert Thurman, Dr. Joseph Loizzo, Dr. Miles Neale, Sharon Salzberg, Grandmaster Mantak Chia, Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Tian Dayton, Dr. David Caruso, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Lawrence Stibbards, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, among others.
He earned his M.Div at The New Seminary and was ordained at St. John the Divine, as an Interfaith Minister in 2003, It opened his mind to all the world’s religions and he documented this journey in this video which he directed. In Thailand, he studied Taoist Esoteric Yoga and the movement of energy and healing arts. He continued his studies, as a student of Contemplative Psychotherapy and Mindfulness at Nalanda Institute. In 2016 he completed his training to be a New York State Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and is Certified in New York State, as an Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) in 2016. In 2018, Keith also joined Kripalu, as a member of the delivery team, to bring mindfulness and yoga to corporate and healthcare organizations.