Honored to have recently joined the Access Mindfulness team as Executive Director, Kristin has beenteaching yoga, meditation & breathwork for the past fifteen years, and is committed to expanding the brand in both New York City and The Hudson Valley.
A yogi for most of her adult life, she truly embarked on a lifestyle ofmindfulness inspired wellness with the birth of her children, becoming a certified holistic health coach, yoga teacher, then therapist (IAYT 1,000 - HR), and finally stepping into a more strategic role as Director of Programming, NY, fornon-profit, Kula for Karma. In this position, she fully connected to her calling, moving more deeply into the arena of traumabased healing practices and working with underserved populations.
Kristin has co-created, directed and taught in therapeutic settings across the city from The Doe Fund to Covenant House, The Hope Program to The Jericho Projectand NYC’s Department of Education, working with children, teachers andfamilies, as well as many New York hospitals including Bellevue, NYU, WeillCornell, Mt. Sinai and Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. Each new and diverse population continues tobring her more deeply into the realization that helping those who arestruggling to find moments of peace and pathways to self-empowerment and expansionare what truly give her practice and teaching purpose.
Kristin calls upon previous career experience as a creative marketing & media executive (Conde Nast, Hearst, Time Inc.) to develop special brand initiativesfor Kula, such as the currently running conversation series, Begin Again and Sam Waterston hosted documentary series, Visionairies (PBS), featuring her work at The Hope Program. Each of these endeavors and experiences fuel her excitement to be teaching more children, more adults in the schools from the Access Mindfulness platform, helping to equip the next generation with vital tools to maintaining personal health and equilibrium.
In this role, she currently adds teaching certifications in MBSR and The Inner Strength Foundation to others in Kundalini (KRI 200-hr), Vinyasa (RYT 200-hr),Yoga for Mental Health, Trauma and Addiction, Pre- and Post-Natal and Sound Healing. She has taught meditation corporately to teams at Ralph Lauren, Steve Madden,Vayner Media and others. Deeply committed to supporting mindful community, Kristin launched Ten of Zen at the start of the pandemic, a free daily guided meditation. Two years later, this remains a Friday morning offering via her personal social channels, open to any and all who wish to participate. Kristinis a graduate of the University of Vermont and The Sorbonne and finds great joy as a ski instructor, hiker, world explorer, mom and creating with clay.