Jill Satterfield, named “one of the 4 leading yoga and Buddhist teachers in the country” by the Shambhala Sun Magazine, is the founder of the School for Compassionate Action: Applied Embodied Mindfulness, Contemplative Psychotherapy and Educational Support for Communities in Need and Those Who Serve Them
As a pioneer in the field of mind body awareness, Jill 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. Jill and her primary teacher Ven. Ajahn Amaro were the first to bring mindful movement to a silent retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in CA., and the Insight Meditation Society in MA. 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.
Jill has been featured in the New York Times, More, Crains, Yoga Journal, Tricycle, Yoga Magazine UK and NL and Happinez Magazine NL amongst others. Jill is a graduate of the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies Chaplaincy Training.