Rachel Hammerman is a meditation teacher and mindful communication and career coach. She synthesizes 15 years of strategic communications experience with the dharma to help people speak, work and live with ease. Rachel teaches Mindfulness and Metta in the Theravada and Insight Meditation tradition. She completed the Nalanda Institute’s Contemplative Psychotherapy Program and is grateful to offer the Buddha’s teachings as she’s received them from teachers including Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, Tara Brach, Joe Loizzo and Bob Thurman. Rachel receives dharma mentoring from Oren Jay Sofer, and teacher training from Mark Coleman and Martin Aylward through the Mindfulness Training Institute. Rachel participated in Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training and has a BA in Sociology from Tufts University.