Henry Shukman: Co-Director and Lead Teacher
Our lead teacher, Henry, is a published author, poet, and Zen teacher with about 30 years of meditation practice.
He currently leads teacher workshops and student mindfulness sessions at Santa Fe Prep in New Mexico, as well as with schools in Southern California – not to mention his work with adults worldwide.
John Braman: Co-Director, Curriculum Integrator, and Assistant Teacher
John is a student of Henry and a longtime meditator. He is past president of the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) after being awarded the Klingenstein Fellowship for excellence in teaching.
He is currently a mentor for Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) and specializes in holistic program development.
We are currently expanding our teaching faculty and developing a teacher training program. Our faculty will have specialities in interpersonal communications, cognitive based therapy (CBT), body work, yoga, wilderness skills, intercultural leadership, program development, and other capabilities that will advance the mission of RGMI.