Vivian M. Hermiz is a UCLA-trained Certified Mindfulness Facilitator with experience in Buddhist, Christian, and secular mindfulness techniques. She is credentialed by the International Mindfulness Teachers Association as a Certified Mindfulness Teacher-Professional Level. She is an authorized instructor of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Practices® (MAPs) and an Unified Mindfulness Teacher/Trainer.
Her approach to sharing mindfulness practices are informed by her experience in the Plum Village tradition founded by the venerable Thich Nhat Hanh and Shinzen Young’s Unified Mindfulness technique. She coaches groups and individuals in mindfulness practices and enjoys tailoring programs to meet the unique needs of individuals and groups. She has facilitated at a diverse range of organizations from church groups to corporations.