Jill Satterfield is an international mindfulness and meditation teacher, speaker and coach. Jill’s integration of embodied mindfulness include skills from somatic yoga therapy and contemplative psychology. She has been in the field of integrative healthcare for over 35 years. This dedication to health and wellness was born from having lived through multiple surgeries and years of chronic pain. Jill’s direct and hard won experiences have come from knowing illness and pain, sitting over 150 silent meditation retreats and having worked on the front lines of at risk and in need communities for decades. She was named “one of the 4 leading (embodied mindfulness) and Buddhist teachers in the country” by Shambhala Sun Magazine.
Jill is a founding faculty member of Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga Teacher Training and teaches at Spirit Rock regularly. She created and leads UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center’s Advanced Applied Mindfulness trainings. She was the first to bring mindful movement to a silent retreat at Spirit Rock and the Insight Meditation Society over 25 years ago. She has been featured in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, More, Tricycle amongst others. She is a graduate of the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies Chaplaincy Training.