Teachers & Staff


Core Teachers and Staff

Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D.

Founding Director and Primary Teacher


Laura Chandler

Executive Director and Primary Teacher


Cody Humston

Director of Marketing and Technology


Simone Kershner

Director of Programs and Communications


Sherri Serino

Administrative Manager



Adjunct Teachers

joanna-adler-thumbnailJoanna Adler

Joanna Adler is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified Depth Hypnosis Practitioner. She has studied extensively in the fields of Depth Hypnosis, Buddhist Psychology, Shamanism, and Energy Medicine at the Foundation of the Sacred Stream.


hal-adler-thumbnailHal Adler

Hal Adler is a certified Depth Hypnosis Practitioner and Executive Coach. He is the CEO and founder of Leadership Landing, a management consulting and coaching firm.


ngawang-lobsang-thumbnailNgawang Lobsang

Ngawang Lobsang is a former monk of the Tibetan Gelugpa tradition. He is an English-Tibetan translator and specializes in Tibetan Astrology.


lori-nairne-thumbnailLori Nairne

Lori Nairne, RN, began her homeopathic practice in San Francisco after graduating from the Pacific Academy of Homeopathic Medicine in 1994. She also has over 40 years experience as a nurse in both emergency and maternal/child healthcare.