Staff Type: Staff

Lise Melvin – Interim Co-President

Email: lise@strozziinstitute.com Lise Melvin is a certified Somatic Coach, a global leader in sustainability, and a mother. At her back is a 20+ year career in collaborative efforts to change systems globally, and a decade+ of working with embodiment and somatics. She now teaches with the Strozzi Institute and is their Interim Co-President, alongside having …

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Maggie Williams – Co-President

Maggie Williams is Interim Co-President of Strozzi Institute (SI) and a Lead Teacher and somatic coach. Her areas of focus include how social conditions shape us, how we cultivate more individual and collective resilience, and how somatics can support values-aligned parenting. Prior to working with SI, Maggie co-founded and co-directed The Advocacy Institute, an organization …

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Antonio M. Salas – Custodian of Special Projects

Antonio M. Salas serves as Custodian of Special Projects at Strozzi Institute, ensuring that special projects support SI’s programmatic and organizational work.  He brings over 15 years of cumulative experience in operations and administrative support – twelve years with the Asian American Journalists Association and three years with the Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum. Antonio …

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Richard Strozzi-Heckler, PhD – Founder

Richard Strozzi-Heckler, PhD is founder of Strozzi Institute. He has spent over four decades researching, developing and teaching Somatics to business leaders, executive managers, teams from Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, technology start-ups, non-profits, the U.S. government and military. He was named one of the Top 50 Executive Coaches in The Art and Practice of Leadership …

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