Gina de la Chesnaye

Gina de la Chesnaye serves as key faculty and yoga director for several non-profit organizations in New York City, bringing mindfulness based exercises, yoga and meditation to at-risk and/or incarcerated youth, incarcerated women and their support staff. In 2014, Gina joined the staff of the International Center for Mental Health and Human Rights where she facilitates mindful movement, yoga and meditation, a component of the Contemplative Based Trauma and Resilience Training. Gina is an Associate Producer of the Tibetan Stories, a documentary film project under the wings of ICMHHR, focusing on Tibetan refugees living in exile in Dharamsala, India. Gina is a contributing writer and photographer to the Huffington Post, NY Yoga + Life and YogaCityNYC and has written numerous articles on yoga, meditation, martial arts and Buddhism. dedicated to humanitarian relief, she has spent several years focusing on trauma and resiliency work with children in orphanages, schools, refugee camps and monasteries throughout Nepal.