Our Staff

Susana Cardenas, Program Manager

Susana Cardenas is a certified yoga and Dynamic Mindfulness instructor through Niroga. Since 2015 she has been offering classes in English and Spanish to a variety of groups from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, public and private schools and organizations in the Bay Area. Originally from Colombia, Susana remembers finding in meditation and yoga, a practice to support her youth and the transition to a new country. 

Susana has extensive experience working in different fields of communications and program oversight. As a first-generation immigrant and advocate for justice, she hopes to positively impact people's lives and the planet through movement, meditation, reflection, compassion, and self-care. She currently lives in Oakland. 

Susana is currently going through the two-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, a program certified by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and the Awareness Training Institute.