Mark Coleman

Founder of The Mindfulness Institute

Carmel Valley CA Photographer Doug Ellis


Mark Coleman has been teaching meditation retreats worldwide since 1997 and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Mark is also the founder of the Mindfulness Institute.

In his role as a mindfulness consultant and executive coach, Mark delivers mindfulness instruction to corporate clients in the IT and healthcare sectors, among others. He is a lead trainer for Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, which bridges age-old practices of mind training with modern neuroscience and technology.

Mark is also passionate about the outdoors and leads nature-based meditation retreats from Alaska to Peru. He is the author of Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery and is working on a forthcoming book on the ‰inner critic.‰Û He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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