Deepen and personalize your meditation practice by connecting with a Mentor. iamHeart’s mentoring program is designed to help you achieve greater clarity, purpose, and joy in your life by providing personalized guidance and support. Our mentoring relationships are grounded in empathy, understanding, and acceptance, creating a safe and supportive environment for each mentee to explore their goals, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Through regular monthly one-to-one meetings your mentor will listen deeply from their heart and provide practices to address your unique needs and circumstances. The iamHeart Mentoring Program offers a unique approach to personal development, one that emphasizes the importance of connecting with the heart as a source of wisdom and insight. Mentoring is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to deepen their practice and live a more fulfilling life.
Our Heart Rhythm Meditation teachers have all completed multi-year, intensive courses with iamHeart, in addition to receiving further specialized training to teach the method of Heart Rhythm Meditation. The teachers come from a variety of professional backgrounds and have expertise in many areas. All of them have found this method to support them in meaningful ways, and they are passionate to share it with others. Our teachers facilitate guided meditations, online courses, group retreats, and local in-person classes. You can connect with our teachers around the world, primarily in North America, Europe, and Taiwan.
Robin Kalimi Carpenter
Robin Kalimi Carpenter began her daily practice of Heart Rhythm Meditation in 2002 and has since become an iamHeart certified Teacher, Retreat Guide, Mentor, and Hurqalya Healer. She is an iamU graduate who teaches local and on-line HRM classes and leads a meditation by phone every Saturday morning. Robin recently retired as a business professional in health insurance after 36 years, is married to Jack Carpenter who also practices HRM, and has two adult children (and two dogs!).
Maureen Attara DeBellis
Maureen Attara DeBellis discovered Heart Rhythm Meditation in 2014 and it quickly became her main spiritual practice. She is now a mentor, teacher and coach with the IAMHeart community. In addition to her corporate career, Maureen is a spiritual director and personal retreat guide. She has a BA in Marriage and Family Studies from DeSales University and a Graduate Level Certificate in Spiritual Direction from Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, PA. Maureen believes spiritual formation is ongoing and multi-faceted.
Jai Linda Turner
Jai Linda Turner has an MS in Psychology and has been a licensed therapist in private practice for over 25 years. She has specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, EMDR, and Critical Incident Stress Management, CISM. For over 20 years, Jai has been practicing and teaching HRM. She is currently a mentor, iamHeart teacher, coach, Dean of Faculty, Hurqalya healer and on the iamHeart Board of Directors.
Munawwir Sherry Nelson
Sherry Munawwir Nelson has been engaged in Heart Rhythm Meditation practice for the last 12 years. She has completed the following programs within IamHeart; IamU, Hurqalya Energy Healing, Spiritual Leadership Class, Retreat Guide training and Mentor training. Sherry is currently a Mentor and a teacher in the Hurqalya Energy Healing program. She guides personal retreats both in-person and on-line. Sherry also leads a weekly meditation group. Sherry is a retired public educator of 32 years. She has been married to her husband Kim for 45 years, they have three grown sons and seven grandkids. It would be my great privilege to help you in this process of opening your heart. I have been a very successful entrepreneur, married 40 years with 2 adult kids who live in India, and was the minister of our local Unity church for 18 years. At iamHeart I am a mentor, the Dean of the Hurqalya School of Heart-Energy healing, and have the honor of being the chairman of the Board of Directors of iamHeart.
After 40+ years of meditating with my mind, in 2013 I began exploring the process of meditating with my heart. My experiences with Heart Rhythm Meditation were so deep and rich that I signed up for iamU within 3 months of learning HRM. It would be my great privilege to help you in this process of opening your heart. I have been a very successful entrepreneur, married 40 years with 2 adult kids who live in India, and was the minister of our local Unity church for 18 years. At iamHeart I am a mentor, the Dean of the Hurqalya School of Heart-Energy healing, and have the honor of being the chairman of the Board of Directors of iamHeart.
Khalilah has practiced HRM for 4 years and have been teaching for 1 year. She loves the practicality and simplicity of HRM. She believes greater peace, love, prosperity, and connection are all possible through HRM. And these simple meditation practices have been transformative in her life. She spent the majority of her adult life working as a natural health practitioner and coach. She's a licensed acupuncturist, trained in medicinal herbalism, bodywork, flower essence therapy, and various forms of energy work. She's currently exploring a new realm of work growing a small media company with her husband and 2 of her children. Her deepest intention is to see the greatness within others and to support the unfolding of their unique gifts to humanity.
From medical and psychology background, she is always seeking for spiritual practices that support her healing, spiritual development and her work. Heart rhythm meditation and the teachings of the Heart is the most precious path she has found. Happy to have people joining her exploring HRM and Healing!
Dana Duclo is a certified School Psychologist and meditation teacher with decades of experience in the fields of psychology, education and meditation. She is a nervous system regulation specialist who teaches leading-edge approaches that help ease the effects of stress and trauma. Dana has been practicing and teaching HRM for over 16 years, is a graduate of iamU and the iamHeart Mentoring and Spiritual Leadership programs, and is a mentor and long-time member of the iamHeart community.
Leah has studied and taught Heart Rhythm Meditation for over ten years. She has helped organize countless group retreats and has worked with individuals as a long-established meditation Mentor. Leah’s favorite training came in the form of week-long individual retreats, where she would meditate alone for 8+ hours a day. These retreats allowed her to access meditation beyond any other previous experience. With the energy she found in her heart and the support of her practice, she has learned how to: heal her own emotional trauma, overcome long-standing depression, balance hyper-sensitivity with personal strength, and calm inborn fear. Leah currently teaches yoga and meditation for her local community and co-hosts a popular livestream meditation show. She is dedicated to helping individuals overcome their obstacles, heal their emotional pain, and ease inner longing. “With each step we take on our path, we are moving toward greater internal liberation and ennobling our soul expression.”
Alistair based in the UK and has been a Heart Rhythm Meditation (HRM) practitioner since 1999. He is a HRM certified teacher, mentor and retreat guide. He is also a certified Hurqalya healer. Alistair knows from his own experience, how mentoring can guide one in their chosen direction, suggest ways forward in their life, helping them to meet the challenges that come to them. in all aspects of their life.
A graduate of the iamU class of 2017, Darilynn is also a certified Heart Rhythm Meditation Teacher, Mentor, and Hurqalya Healer. No stranger to the vagaries of life, Darilynn's life has unfolded as a spiritual path of mastery through change. Her current iteration of this path finds her residing in Belize, Central America (expatriate from Victoria, B.C., Canada), where she works online with people from around the world. A unique and loving soul gardener, she invites you to cultivate yourself and your life like a sacred garden and bring your heart into the world through mentoring with her!
Naqiba Shu-Fang Wang
Naqiba Shu-Fang discovered Heart Rhythm Meditation in 2006, and it had since become her passion and main spiritual practice. She is a certified Mentor, Teacher, and Retreat Guide. She leads group retreats and meditation courses for many years. In addition, she is a trainer and healer in the field of Energy Psychology. She celebrates life with a variety of interests: traveling, music, dancing, and writing. She is an accomplished writer with four books. Currently, she lives with six cats and two dogs on the mountain overlooking the pacific ocean.
Charles is interested in helping mentees progress along the path of inner development and apply what they learn to their specific needs. He have been meditating for 5 decades using various forms of meditation before learning HRM and graduating from the inaugural IAMU class in 2012. He have done various advanced courses with IAM and currently serve as a mentor. Charles has taught HRM to large groups at the medical center where he worked in Hershey PA for 10 yrs. He is a physician recently retired form academic practice at Penn State University in Hershey PA. Accordingly, his interests include the physiological effects of meditation and he has studied meditation in the laboratory and through research projects on well being and heart rate variability. He is interested in how the practices available through IAM can be applied to address the specific needs of the mentee so as to improve balance, harmony and creativity.
Salaam Robin Goldberg DMD
Robin Goldberg, DMD is a mother, partner, dentist, and meditation teacher in Connecticut, US. Her dental patients enjoy her gentle, calm, energy created by her meditation practice, and her meditation students and mentees enjoy her confident hospitality that she developed through her dental career. With her background in co-counseling, she is particularly interested in the effects of large societal influences on our individual journeys in life. She's a self-taught painter, player of guitar and mandolin, and improv comedy.
Susanna Bair has been teaching meditation for 40 years, through seminars, conferences, courses, and retreats worldwide. It was her emphasis on the heart that gave form to Heart Rhythm Meditation. She is the Co-Founder and President of iamHeart and the supervisor of all 30+ mentors in iamHeart. Susanna is passionate about the topic of healing and with Puran developed the Hurqualya Method of Energy Healing. She also co-authored iamHeart's three sourcebooks on transformation through the heart.
Majida Liz Smith
Majida Liz Smith has traveled the spiritual path with iamHeart since 1998. She is a certified teacher who has regularly taught iamU web courses and leads a weekly meditation on Zoom. As a certified Mentor she enjoys listening and building a strong relationship that empowers growth. Liz enjoyed her career was as middle school teacher and also enjoys reading, birding or working in a garden. She treasures being a grandmother, mother and friend.
Amadeus Stephen Hodgdon
Amadeus has been practicing Heart Rhythm Meditation for over 20 years and has been teaching it locally for over fifteen years . He is an iamHeart Mentor, Hurqalya Healer and teaches meditation both in-person and online in iamU. He leads two weekly online meditations focusing on spirituality, and leads the Hazrat Inayat Khan Healing Ceremony for iamHeart's prayer circle once weekly. Amadeus taught music in the Maine public schools in for nearly fifty years and is now retired and living on Mount Desert Island, also in Maine.
Anaa is an Arab American located in the middle east. She used to wake up and go meditate with the Buddhists at 7am when she was 20 at a local temple by her in the US. She intuitively knew there was a better fit. She studied healing arts for 18 years and found the better way when she joined iamHeart's iamU program in 2012 and she has been with iamHeart ever since. Anaa is a seeker and a person who believes in the One Universal Heart of humanity. Accessing that heart gives you everything. Without it she is not sure we are fully alive.