Jill Satterfield, named “one of the 4 leading yoga and Buddhist teachers in the country” by Shambhala Sun magazine, is the founder of Vajra Yoga + Meditation, a synthesis of meditation and yoga, contemplative and compassion-in-action practices. She is also the founder of the School for Compassionate Action: Meditation, Yoga Therapy and Educational Support for Communities in Need.
As a pioneer in the field of mind-body awareness, she has been teaching internationally, consulting and instigating mindful and creative educational programs for over 35 years.
Jill is founding faculty of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation Training and a guest teacher for UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center. Her Embodied Mind Training is in its 3rd iteration in San Francisco after 15 years of being in New York City. She was the scholar and teacher in residence at the Kripalu Center and has consulted and taught for many leading organizations, leading professional trainings and workshops internationally. She has been featured in the New York Times, More, Crains, Yoga Journal, Tricycle, Yoga Magazine UK and NL, and Happinez Magazine NL, among others. Jill is a recent graduate of the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies Chaplaincy Training.