We are on a mission is to provide Mindfulness-Based Executive-Life Coaching, Counseling, Training, and Development of Mindful programs to help strengthen resilience, engagement and focus, one person at a time.
I am a certified professional life and recovery coach, contemplative/yoga therapist, and meditation teacher who has practiced mindfulness/meditation for over 25 years. I believe that my practice of mindfulness and meditation has been integral to my health and wellness, both as an individual, but also in the society we are living in today. In this age of increasing stress levels, people need a way to cope with their emotions; mindfulness is one way they can do this.
I bring over 30 years of executive coaching experience to my practice. I’ve been an alumnus of Price Waterhouse Coopers, the founder of IT Enabled Services Alliance, Inc., a global consulting firm and Director for Global Solutions at British Telecom, AT&T, and MCI Telecommunications later to become Verizon Business. My communication solutions have connected people and organizations globally in order to create new business opportunities.
My insights into life’s struggles are helpful to clients, as I am a two-time cancer survivor who has been on both sides of the fence. I have learned to find balance no matter what circumstances are presented to me, and I want to share with you how I did it. Coming through challenging events, and many others transforms you if you are willing to change and adapt. Throughout my life, career, and relationships, obstacles have served only one purpose: strengthening me and helping me to help others.
Practicing Zen on the Fly
I was born in Long Island and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. I graduated from St. Peter’s University, in New Jersey, and did the Fordham University Executive MBA program, specializing in Management Information Systems, program. I also studied at The New Seminary, where I earned a Masters of Divinity (M. Div) in Interfaith Studies with ordination at St. John the Devine as an Interfaith minister in 2003.
I served proudly in the US Army for three years, receiving top-secret clearance while working for Ballistic Missile Defense Communications Activity (BMDCA). I have traveled extensively around the world to 49 countries and Kerala, India is one of my favorite places on earth!
Lineage: In 1992, I studied with Master Mantak Chia, Taoist Esoteric Yoga, training on Qi (energy). Swami Satchidananda, as an Integral Yoga teacher in 1995. Reflexology certifications with Laura Norman, Thai Yoga therapist certification in Thailand.
M.Div at The New Seminary with Dr. Joseph Gelberman who helped shape my Interfaith perspective. I have counseled, consoled, and consecrated various rites and rituals with individuals, couples, and aging adults.
- Kripalu, Center for Yoga & Health, Adjunct Faculty – RISE Program
- NYS Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC-T)
- NYS Certified Addiction Recovery Coach, (CARC)
- Contemplative Psychotherapy (CPC) – Nalanda Institute
- Analyst for Emotional Intelligence (EI) – Yale
- M.Div.–Master’s Interfaith Studies, The New Seminary
- Reflexology Certification, The New York Open Center
- Yoga Teacher Training – Integral Yoga Institute (
- Taoist Esoteric Yoga, Healing Tao, Certifications – Mantak Chia
- Executive MBA/MIS – Fordham University
- B.S. Marketing/Communications – St. Peter’s University