About Us

About Us 2017-05-17T22:36:03+00:00

MINDFUL RELATIONSHIP SUMMIT MISSION

We believe relationships are powerful. The mission of the Mindful Relationships Summit is to share principles and practices for cultivating healthy relationships with ourselves, others, and our world. We are so happy to be able to offer these resources for free to people around the world through this summit!

The Awake Network

The Awake Network

The Awake Network exists to connect people worldwide with a diverse network of teachers and organizations who are committed to cultivating wakefulness and enlightened society. We’re a small, dedicated team of rule-breakers who believe that deep change comes through vision, care, and collaboration.

Shambhala Mountain Center

Shambhala Mountain Center is a 501c3 non-profit educational organization and meditation retreat center located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Shambhala Mountain Center was founded by the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and for over 45 years, it has served as a place for people to come together to experience wisdom from many of the world’s most respected teachers. The center has been featured as a retreat destination by National Geographic Traveler, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Travel and Leisure, NBC News, Men’s Journal and others.

MEET YOUR HOSTS

The Awake Network

Susan Piver

Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including The Hard Questions, the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, and The Wisdom of a Broken Heart. Her new book is Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation . She is founder of the Open Heart Project, an international online mindfulness community with close to 20,000 members.

Acharya Fleet Maull

Fleet Maull is an author, meditation teacher, executive coach and social entrepreneur, working at the intersection of personal and social transformation. Acharya Maull is an empowered senior teacher in both the Shambhala Buddhist and Zen Peacemaker traditions, who leads meditation and bearing witness retreats, activist trainings and prison programs around the world. He founded Prison Mindfulness Institute and Engaged Mindfulness Institute. He is the author of Dharma in Hell and the forthcoming book Radical Responsibility.

THE AWAKE NETWORK TEAM

Kaleigh Isaacs

Kaleigh is the Founder of the Awake Network and producer of the Mindful Relationship Summit. She aspires to create a platform that encourages collaboration and allows people around the world to access wisdom teachings for free. She loves using strange metaphors related to gardening, dancing and sea creatures.

Molly Stetson

Molly wanted her title to be “VP of All the Little Things,” but it didn’t fit on the business card. She believes kindness, especially toward oneself, is fundamental to igniting social change. She loves the word equanimity and thinks cilantro tastes like soap.

Jason Lee Segal

Jason is a mobile documentary filmmaker. He cares about making meditation and mindfulness content both informational and entertaining. When he’s not behind the camera, he is a smoothie maker, meditator and rhyme word creator.

Rachel Becker

Rachel is a graphic designer and artist. She is interested in art as a medium for healing the relationships we have with ourselves, with each other, and with our sacred Earth. She loves butterflies, adventure, and breathing fresh mountain air!

SUMMIT PARTNERS