Gillian Kapteyn Comstock, Co-Director of Metta Earth Institute, Inc., is dedicated to creating sanctuaries for others to experience vibrant presence. With a passion for discovering the wild in mind, body, and earth, she has led yoga retreats, wilderness quests, and trainings in nature sanctuaries around the world. A yoga practitioner for more than 30 years and long time yoga guide, she is certified in Kripalu, Jivamukti, and Advanced Interdisciplinary Yoga. She is a founding member of the Green Yoga Association and serves on the Green Yoga Council. As a holistic psychotherapist in private practice for nearly 20 years, Gillian also offers mentoring, quest guiding, and leadership trainings. She holds an MA in Counseling Psychology and a BA in Human Ecology, and is certified as a Wilderness First Responder. Inspired by wholesome service, her teaching is infused with ways to find balance and a deepening quietude. For nearly two decades she has been a participant in the Assisi Institute community, which engages in a highly dynamic interdisciplinary investigation of Jungian psychology, creative process, mythology, and the new sciences. She is a mother of three grown sons, weaving family and community sustainability with the contemplative path. Visit Gillian's website for more information.