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Mark Coleman

Founder of The Mindfulness Institute

Mark Coleman

Founder of The Mindfulness Institute


Mark Coleman has been teaching meditation retreats worldwide since 1997 and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Mark is also the founder of the Mindfulness Institute. In his role as a mindfulness consultant and executive coach, Mark delivers mindfulness instruction to corporate clients in the IT and healthcare sectors, among others.

He is a lead trainer for Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, which bridges age-old practices of mind training with modern neuroscience and technology. Mark is also passionate about the outdoors and leads nature-based meditation retreats from Alaska to Peru.

He is the author of Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery and is working on a forthcoming book on the “inner critic.” He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Upcoming Programs

Liberation from the Inner Critic

November 17-19, 2017
Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Do you experience the painful, negative effects of self-judgment? Do you judge yourself or others as never good enough, not quite right, or...