Mayuri Gonzalez

Mayuri Gonzalez is a nationally recognized presenter, author, trainer, and instructor in mindfulness and children’s yoga, leading teacher trainings and continuing education seminars throughout the country and internationally. She has 26 years of experience practicing yoga and mindfulness, including 19 years as an instructor, trainer, and coach.
Gonzalez has taught thousands of yoga and mindfulness classes and workshops in schools and community settings. She has completed extensive trainings in a variety of yoga styles, meditation, mindfulness, and children’s yoga. She provides therapeutic yoga classes to children and families, and continuing education and conference presentations targeted to mental health and education professionals.
In her role as director of the School Yoga Project (a Little Flower Yoga program that brings yoga and mindfulness classes to more than 9000 children a year in NYC area schools), Gonzalez trains and mentors teachers, counselors, and school support staff. She develops innovative and sustainable programs, products and implementation models to infuse mindfulness, wellness, yoga and social emotional learning into school culture.
She is a contributing author to Transforming Education: Best Practices for Yoga in Schools, a white book published by the Yoga Service Council and Omega Institute, and co-author of Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Teens Card Deck (PESI Publications, 2017) and Mindful Chair Yoga Card Deck (PESI Publications, 2018).