Fleet Maull, Ph.D., is a trainer, meditation teacher, coach, educator, prison reform activist, and peace worker with over 25 years experience. He taught engaged spirituality and contemplative approaches to social action and peacemaking at Naropa University. He is a certified trainer with the Center for Council Training, Peacemaker Circle International, and HeartStream Education.
Kate Crisp, CMT-P, RYT, is the Executive Director of the Prison Mindfulness Institute and EMI. She teaches in our yearlong Mindfulness Teacher Training program. She also co-designed the Integral Peacemaker Training™, a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence (MBEI) leadership development program completed by over 500 community leaders and activists. She is the author of the Path of Freedom™ Workbook for Prisoners.
Kate is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher-Professional Level (CMT_P) through the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. She is also a certified Yoga Teacher (RYT).
Georgianna Wasia Reid is a recent college graduate from the University of Virginia. She’s served as an activist in various environmental movements, including time at Standing Rock.
She is a graduate of the Engaged Mindfulness Institute teacher training and is working on meditation curriculum to help activists find their own inner contemplative, so that our social justice movements are healthier, more supportive, and deeply rooted in ethical, contemplative action that end cycles of harm.
Danielle comes to EMI from her former work in the nonprofit organization Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme). Prior to working in the mindfulness field, she worked with dogs and cats for nearly a decade in a combined boarding facility and veterinary hospital. Her fondness for dogs is GIANT!
She has been a Buddhist practitioner in the Theravada Thai Forest lineage for over a decade and has been guided and supported by the Dharma Punx community and it’s teachers.
Melissa graduated from UMass Amherst in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She comes to PMI with no formal Mindfulness training, but is happily learning all she can while being here.
When she’s not working, you can find her cooking, taking photos, crafting, or caring for her dog and cat.