Gayle Van Gils

About The Teacher

Shastri Gayle Van Gils is an organizational consultant, coach, and serial entrepreneur. She holds an MBA in international business and has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years.

Gayle’s aspiration is to awaken the inherent goodness, compassion and wisdom of humanity in order to establish awakened society and the conditions for world peace. She is a senior teacher of meditation in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, and holds the title of Shastri. She offers individual mindfulness coaching, and also leads group retreats that help to deepen emotional intelligence, develop mindfulness and awareness, and strengthen inherent confidence.

Gayle is a change agent, Founder and President of the "Transform Your Culture". She has an MBA from UCLA, which she utilizes in the business world as a business consultant and leadership coach and trainer. She is committed to shifting the culture of organizations from fear based to love based, and is a certified consultant utilizing the Barrett Cultural Transformation Tools.

Her forthcoming book is entitled "Transform Your Culture: Love at Work"

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