Gina, founder of Mindful Junkie and Mindful Junkie Outreach, is an experienced mindfulness practitioner and instructor. She earned a Profession Certificate in Mindfulness from the University of California Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, she received her Training Certificate in teaching Mindfulness from MindfulSchools and she is currently a Masters Degree candidate at Lesley University, where will receive a Masters in Mindfulness Studies.
Gina currently teaches mindfulness practices across a diverse set of people and environments, including; youth, adolescents, adult one-on-one, classrooms, organizations, workshops and retreats.
She recently started a non profit organization – Mindful Junkie Outreach – focusing on bringing mindfulness to underserved populations. She is currently working with local Law Enforcement agencies to bring mindfulness into the departments.
Gina is also an experienced Pilates instructor. Gina has been training with techniques passed down from Joseph Pilates for over 10 years. She believes in the mind / body connection, and she felt a strong pull to incorporate training the mind as part of her physical training efforts. Gina believes that for optimum health, it is important to train your body and mind together.