Rochelle Calvert is dedicated to sharing the power and healing potential of mindfulness, somatic awareness, and nature. She has studied and taught for the past eighteen years and knows personally the transformational potential of these techniques and approaches to healing. Rochelle leads courses and retreats in mindfulness, somatic experiencing, and Awake in the Wild (nature-based mindfulness). She also facilitates professional training in mindfulness for clinicians and leads seminars across the United States.
She is a certified mindfulness teacher with the Mindfulness Training Institute and the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. She has also trained with and assisted Mark Coleman as an Awake in the Wild teacher. She practices mindfulness-based meditation rooted in the Buddhist Theravada tradition, meditating in nature daily.
Rochelle is the founder and clinical director of New Mindful Life, which offers mindfulness, nature-based, and somatic experiencing therapies. She teaches individual meditations with nature that assist in healing from trauma. She supports her clients and takes them into nature with the aid of Bertha Grace, a Sprinter van that serves as a mobile therapy office.
Rochelle lives in San Diego, California, and enjoys spending her free time in nature, hiking, practicing yoga, exploring the land’s Indigenous heritage, and resting with trees.