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Holly Richardson believes that in order to achieve optimal health in all aspects of life, we must understand the intrinsic link between mind, body and spirit. While studying at the University of Iowa she noticed how people were able to transform their lives through a combination of physical training and transcendental meditation. For over 30 years she has furthered her study and exploration in this field completed her masters and doctoral degree. She shares her wisdom and knowledge through her teaching and curriculum development.

Holly is a Professor at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington Virginia focusing on growth opportunities for women. She has spent the last ten years working as director for the institute’s Outdoor Experiential Leadership Program and has developed a series of contemplative courses for the curriculum that includes yoga and mindfulness.

She has benefitted from the kindness, expertise and wisdom of others and has learned to surf.

“The most important journey in life is to the center of oneself. My goal is to equip others with the road map.”

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf.”

— Jon Kabat-Zinn

Nadine Anderson


For over 30 years, Nadine has wholeheartedly embraced meditation as an essential practice to support her personal well-being and contribute to the well-being of others. She has embarked on extensive travels across the globe, immersing herself in diverse cultures and studying under some of the worlds most respected teachers and mentors. Nadine has sought wisdom and inspiration by spending time in Buddhist monasteries and Indian ashrams.


The idea of creating came out of a deep personal belief and passion for Mindfulness, and for people to be active participants in their own healing. Having experienced the profound positive impact of mindfulness in her own life, Nadine wanted to share this transformative practice with others. She believes that with consistent practice mindfulness has the potential to:

  • Empower individuals

  • Foster unity among diverse communities

  • Bring about positive change in organisations


ISoM provides a trusted and inclusive space where people from all backgrounds can access mindfulness teachings, develop inner strength, and contribute to a more compassionate and harmonious world.

Nadine has studied Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at Brown School of Public Health, Introducing Mindfulness at Oxford Mindfulness Foundation, Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training, Ayurvedic Medicine Level 1 & 2, Transpersonal Counselling and has an Advanced certificate of Nutrition. She currently lives in Hong Kong.

“Meditation is like an awakening. Through regular practice we connect to a force within us that guides us towards our best life.”


Monica is a qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher through Brown University School of Public Health.

With over 25 years of management experience in multinational corporations and academia, Monica offers contemporary Mindful workshops to individual Corporates and larger Organisations. These workshops include the evidenced based MBSR course and 'tasters' tailored towards your specific needs. Monica is multilingual and has many years experience in guiding mediation with private clients and groups. 

“Meditation is like an awakening. Through regular practice we connect to a force within us that guides us towards our best life.”

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”


Born in India, Akaansha has been surrounded by Indian teachers and Masters, and a house filled with daily yoga. She discovered early in her teacher training that breath and body movement release the stresses and tension of daily life.  

Akaansha weaves Mindfulness into her classes providing a safe space for her students to let go of the outside world and heal the body from the inside. She lives in Hong Kong with her family where she teaches and leads retreats and workshops.


Angie is a Hong Kong-based Mindfulness Teacher, Instructor & Teacher Trainer. Passionate about sharing the beneficial effect of incorporating into daily life mindfulness and meditation practice, and the practice of mindful actions, Angie offers a range of teachings to support others to transform their lives.


She teaches the successful Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, in a group setting, providing a safe and respectful way to learn how mindfulness can change lives. She also offers other Mindfulness-Based Programs to suit different settings including companies and schools. Customized workshops, short courses, and practice groups can be developed for businesses of any size.


You can find out more about Angie on her website.

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