Meet Gayle Van Gils

Gayle is an author, leadership consultant, and life coach whose approach opens both the minds and hearts of her clients. Her intuitive, direct and caring process supports greater focus, engagement and connection, and a productive and compassionate workplace. Gayle’s specialty brings together her extensive experience as a mindfulness teacher with the practical solutions and real-life work she has conducted as a business consultant and executive coach.

Gayle has an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, and is a certified instructor of Search Inside Yourself, the mindfulness and emotional intelligence training developed and proven at Google. She is the founder of the consulting, training and coaching company Transform Your Culture, and is a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Through her teachings both in person and through online courses, Gayle has helped thousands of people find more peace, energy, inspiration, joy and success in their lives and businesses.

Gayle is the author of Happier at Work: The Power of Love to Transform the Workplace, a practical guide for developing the powers of attention, stress reduction, curiosity, collaboration and compassion, as well as enhancing performance, increasing engagement, resilience and better health.

Gayle and her husband, Gerard live in St. Petersburg, FL and have two sons, Alex and Jonathan who are both musicians. When she is not busy working, or practicing meditation, she loves to get her hands dirty in clay and create large sculptural pieces for her home and yard.

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