Associates Profiles

Michael Carroll
Michael has over 25 years of business experience holding Human Resources executive positions with such firms as Bankers Trust Company, Shearson Lehman Brothers/American Express, Paine Webber, Simon & Schuster Publishing and The Walt Disney Company.


Susanna Lack, PsyD.
Dr. Lack received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 1997 and is a licensed clinical psychologist in Pennsylvania and New York State. Read More.


Katherine Handin
Katherine is the founding principal and CEO of Global Coaching Alliance, LLC (GCA)  deploying over 30  executives coaches to businesses throughout the US, Europe, Asia and  South America. 




Susan Piver Browne
Susan Piver Browne is the founder and creative director of Padma Media. She is a producer, NY Times bestselling author, and marketing specialist who has worked in the entertainment industry for 14 years.



Ellie Byrom-Haley
Ellie Byrom-Haley, President of Gecko Group, has built an outstanding reputation managing complex design, advertising and exhibit projects for agencies, corporations and private industry in San Francisco, New York, and Philadelphia.



Patton Hyman, Esq.
Patton Hyman is a practicing attorney and President of Tail of the Tiger, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit educational organization. Housed in Barnet, VT, Tail of the Tiger ( presents retreats and programs applying mindfulness meditation in the professions, business, and the arts.



Corina Benner
Corina is the founder and lead teacher of Wake Up Yoga in Philadelphia, Pa. and has been teaching yoga since 1999.  She weaves the ancient tenets of yoga philosophy into her teaching, inspiring students to discover how this ancient practice remains relevant today in their own lives.



Patricia Broderick, PhD.
 Trish is a Research Associate with the Prevention Research Center at Penn State University, former director of the Stress Reduction Center at West Chester University of PA. and the author of "Learning to Breathe".



Yi Yuan Tang, MD, PhD.
Yi Yuan has been director of the Institute of Neuroinformatics in China since 2001 and is a research professor at the University of Oregon working with Prof. Michael Posner in researching applied meditation training, attention and self-regulation.



Libby Weathers
For over 17 years, Libby has specialized in client relations, hospitality, and project management. She has developed successful retreats at resort locations in Florida and the British Virgin Islands and is a published writer and a special events producer.



David Nichtern
David is an emmy award winning songwriter and composer and writes a weekly blog about Buddhism on The Huffington Post. David works with his wife, Cyndi Lee, to teach their Yoga Body Buddha Mind Workshop around the world, training thousands of teachers in the OM method of integrating hatha yoga and Buddhist practice.