Britt Hunter, MBA. is a former educator and current corporate consultant for the Namaste Project.
“The mental health crisis facing students and adults is at an epidemic level. Leaders are seeking ways to support people with evidence based practices that work AND are quick to show an impact. This is where The Namaste Projects' programs come in.”
We provide programs that address the mental health and emotional well-being of educators and students with:
The last years have highlighted the need to support staff and students in a more comprehensive way. Our well-being programs are designed by content experts and rigorously evaluated by 3rd party researchers.
The results are in, TNP programs significantly
increase staff retention
decrease staff stress
increase energy, motivation, and clarity
provide tools to effectively manage daily stressors and major life events
The Namaste Project is different from other mindfulness companies in that we focus on the WHY and the WHAT. We want our clients to understand the science behind somatic interventions and gain a deep understanding of how these practices support regulation.
Danielle Brunson, Ed.S, MAED,
Co-Founder and CEO
Danielle Brunson, Ed.S, MAED, is the Chief Executive Officer at The Namaste Project. She earned her Ed.S in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University and has an extensive background in school and district leadership.
At TNP, Danielle uses her school management experience and her mindfulness and meditation training to develop curriculum and manage school and district level programs. Her extensive background in yoga and meditation, combined with school leadership and teacher development, are instrumental in program development and management for The Namaste Projects’ partner schools and districts.
Britt Hunter, MBA
Yasmin V. Barrios, PhD, MPH
Dr. Yasmin V. Barrios, is an Epidemiologist by training and earned her doctorate from the Department of Epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill.
Daniela de la Piedra, JD, MPA, CPC, ELI-MP
Daniela de la Piedra, JD, MPA, CPC, ELI-MP is an attorney and Certified Professional Coach. Her legal background includes representing low-income communities, trauma-informed lawyering, litigation and community outreach.
Dr. Kelsey Evans-Amalu, Ph.D
Dr. Kelsey Evans-Amalu, PhD is based in the greater Tampa Bay area bringing holistic healing services to people in need.
Dana L. Collins, Ph.D
Dana L. Collins Ph.D (she/her/hers) is a Black, cis woman based in Brooklyn, originally from Oakland. She’s a licensed psychologist and mindfulness practitioner and teacher deeply rooted in social justice values.
Alan is co-owner of UpLIFT Nola, a yoga, meditation, art and wellness studio based in his hometown of New Orleans. Through UpLIFT Nola, he coaches clients through the application of dynamic mindfulness practices to reduce stress and increase focus
Hara Falconer is a Holistic Wellness Consultant with a degree in sociology and psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans and additional credentials in nutrition, yoga, and sound therapy.
Kim is an RYT200 Yoga teacher and works as a Private Chef specializing in plant based cuisine.
Brianna is an RYT200 Yoga Instructor and works as a corporate facilitator for The Namaste Project.
Auria Sanders CYT
Auria Sanders is a Certified Yoga Teacher in Atlanta area. Auria focuses on the well-being of women and children.
Ian Elmore-Moore has had several years of classroom experience as a certified middle grades social studies teacher, where he became a two-time district nominee for Teacher of the Year.
Dr. Nicole Mareno, PhD, RN
Dr. Nicole Mareno, PhD, RN is a registered nurse and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor in Atlanta, Georgia.