Retha Fernandez offers personal development through mindfulness and meditation instruction. She is a former technology executive, and spent 15 years in the prestige beauty industry leading regional teams and overseeing technology strategy development and execution. As a Certified Meditation Instructor, through the Chopra Center for Well being, Retha instructs and guides individuals through the process of embracing meditation and mindfulness as a life skill that complements and supports personal and professional development programs. Through her company, Soul of Long Island, LLC, she offers instruction in a four-session course, taught in groups or individually, to learn meditation as a stress management and self-empowerment tool.
Certified in Primordial Sound Meditation, her teachers include Deepak Chopra, Roger Gabriel, Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) and Yogini Shambhavi. She is trained in Transcendental Meditation, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and also completed Mindful Schools Educator Essentials training to deliver mindfulness curriculum for children in Kindergarten through 12th Grades.
Retha Fernandez believes meditation and generating feelings of love and compassion for ourselves and others is the way to affect social change.