Brenda Salgado (she/her) is an author, medicine woman, Toltec energy healer, and consultant. Trained by elders in Purepecha, Xochimilco, Toltec and other lineages, Brenda draws on relationship and healing powers with the natural world to guide her work.
She has over 20 years of experience in organizing, nonprofit management, spiritual teaching, and social justice. She has led ceremony and trainings at numerous gatherings. Her book, Real World Mindfulness for Beginners: Navigate Daily Life One Practice at a Time, was written for those new to mindfulness.
Brenda has previously served as the Director of the East Bay Meditation Center, Associate Director at Wisdom & Money, and Senior Fellow at the Movement Strategy Center. She is in the process of founding a land trust and healing center, for ancestral/collective healing, and the weaving of mindfulness and indigenous teachings for these times. She is committed to co-creating a society filled with wholeness and beauty.