Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.
Joan Borysenko, PhD, is a Harvard Medical School-trained cancer cell biologist, a licensed psychologist, and the New York Times best-selling author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind. A pioneer in mind-body medicine, Joan is also the founder of Mind-Body Health Sciences, LLC, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and a popular national speaker. Her work has appeared in newspapers ranging from the Washington Post to the Wall Street Journal and online in the Huffington Post, oprah.com, and numerous other forums.