We do what we love, and reimagining what is possible is central to all that we do.
Mindful Life, Mindful Work's leadership consists of individuals having diverse backgrounds that span conventional and unconventional trajectories, both personally and professionally. The commonality we all share is a deep desire to create livelihoods that bridge the gap between professional success and personal satisfaction, and to do so for anyone seeking sustainable growth and ease in their life. Our overarching intention is to be rigorous, conscientious, and to endlessly strive towards making the world a better place for all.
Team member biographies and areas of specialization can be viewed below.
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Jonathan Reynolds is founder and CEO of Mindful Life, Mindful Work. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area,
Jonathan’s business and leadership coaching clarifies and leverages the value propositions and key relationships of his clients. Since 1997, Jonathan has trained extensively in the discipline of
mindfulness, and his work with leaders emphasizes simple and practical ways to improve performance, efficiency, and workplace cultures by integrating mindfulness
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Beth Crittenden enjoys working within the broad spectrum of practical/factual to emotional/energetic (i.e. spreadsheets to empathic
listening; P & L reports to identifying and practicing healthy boundaries; data analysis to deep, clarifying conversations). She brings training and experience in Somatic Psychology,
bookkeeping, small business consulting, coaching and communication support for individuals and partners, group facilitation, workshop delivery, Profit First Professionals, mediation, and
mindfulness practice (including tennis, which continues to provide her patience and humility!).
Stephen Morse, COO and Director of business development at MLMW, integrates neuroscience, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence practices into his coaching and education of technology leaders, unlocking more well being, better team collaboration, and higher performance. A 25 year veteran of the software technology industry, and a Search Inside Yourself Teacher Trainee (SIYLI.org), Stephen currently delivers technical workshops on SaaS best practices and mindfulness, and seeks to help lead the change in the way technology is built and delivered, increasing technology's overall value to society and to the well-being of its workers and consumers.
Tiffany Foo, Director of Culture and Team Experience, was forged in the fires of early stage startups. Tiffany has led people strategy and built people infrastructure for multiple emerging San Francisco Bay Area companies. As a culture crafter and organizational midwife she wields a refined interpersonal intuition, org development savvy, and a human resources background to build people centric cultures that help companies do their thing, better. In the business of facilitating whole human development, her coaching works at the intersections of people, systems, and relationships.
Ritu Riyat integrates her experience as an epidemiologist, yoga and meditation teacher, health coach, and behavior change expert in designing effective and engaging wellbeing programs for individuals and organizations. Believing that true change comes from the inside out she has worked with executives, athletes, law enforcement, and fortune 500 companies to go beyond traditional wellness programs and create a culture of wellbeing in the workplace.
As a speaker and educator she delivers seminars on stress, teaches pop up meditation labs, and coaches clients to create simple habits for sustainable health. Ritu earned her BS in Genetics from the University of California, Davis, a Master's of Public Health in Epidemiology from USC and is 500-hr certified yoga teacher. In her spare time she can be found striking a yoga pose, sitting in silence, or writing about all things wellness on her blog: eat.move.meditate.
Jim Schaffer is a mindfulness trainer and consultant who has had a decades-long
career in the corporate world, primarily in advertising and market research. He has been conducting workshops and
speaking on mindfulness in business since 1990. Jim helps organizations and leaders develop the ability to see things clearly, focus on getting results, and maintain high morale &
deep resilience, regardless of what is going on around them. He has been a featured speaker at the Boston Whole Health Expo and the Babson College International Symposium on Business and
Spirituality. Jim lives with his wife in the Boston area.
Jen Burk Reynolds designs and executes on-site corporate yoga programs that complement organizations' in-house workplace wellness initiatives. Jen works with organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area that seek to increase overall employee engagement, employee job satisfaction, and the development of a mindful, emotionally intelligent workplace.
Since 2003, Hasnaa Bourouis has worked extensively within the Sales and Marketing space, including international exposure via large-scale corporate marketing players. Splitting her time between Bali and Jakarta, Hasnaa's consulting work focuses on Marketing, PR consultation, and Senior Sales training. Her vast expertise also includes market research, brand identity analysis, creative brainstorming, targeting and acquisition, product development, distribution and operational Marketing plans, loyalty programs and coaching Sales teams. Hasnaa's enthusiasm, commitment to excellence, and innate ability to understand her clients’ needs all make her approach to marketing and sales uniquely valuable. Hasnaa is a Marketing Masters Graduate from the Top French Business school ESCP-EAP Paris.
For the past six years Crystal Gailliard has worked primarily within the healthcare sector, and in doing so has focused her efforts upon helping businesses optimize their behind the scenes operations. Upon completing her Masters Degree in public relations, Crystal then began working as a virtual marketing assistant, eventually choosing to venture into the corporate side of Assistant work. She believes strongly in her own instincts to lead her through life and to support her in her continual quest for discovering new growth opportunities.