Joseph Mauricio is a teacher, speaker and coach who works with private clients, couples and groups. He offers motivational and meditation workshops in academic, business and private sectors. A senior meditation teacher of the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition, Joseph began his career twenty years ago at Karma Choling Buddhist Meditation Center in Vermont. He has subsequently taught in schools, businesses, yoga, meditation, wellness and community centers throughout North America, Canada and Europe. He is the founder of LIFEWORK SERVICES – Meditation based coaching, sits on the faculty of the Institute for Compassionate Leadership, is the founder of Dharmajunkies an engaged spiritual community, serves as the head meditation instructor for Warrior Bridge Aikidojo and is a co-director of THE WAKEFUL WARRIOR PROJECT, working to bring mindfulness training to veterans.