Events At Home: Restorative Yoga and Mindfulness



Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 5:30-7pm PDT

A collaboration between SMCCCF, San Mateo Athletic Club, and the MindKind Institute

Please join us for a deeply relaxing workshop, created exclusively for our SMCCCF community, utilizing restorative yoga and mindfulness practices to allow us an opportunity to center ourselves, reduce stress, and improve our overall well-being in our day-to-day lives.

All are welcome, no prior yoga or mindfulness experience is necessary. This free session will be presented via Zoom and space is limited, please register in advance. Please note, this session will be interactive. You will receive Zoom information in the registration confirmation email. 

This event is now full. Signing up below will add you to the waitlist. Please contact Felicia Ward at with any questions you may have.

Carol Allison began her yogic journey as a child watching Richard Hittleman on PBS. She later studied with and assisted Judith Lasater at the Iyengar institute in San Francisco and many other teachers. A former lawyer and mother of six, Carol brings a nuanced and modern approach to these ancient practices. Her mission is to usher her students to reveal the joy in their bodies in the present moment. She learned first-hand the benefits of restorative yoga and has spent the last 20 years sharing her passion for this practice. Carol leads both private and group classes at yoga studios, health clubs, and retreats.

Mai Vu is an Executive and Relationship Coach with the MindKind Institute with over 20 years' experience in leadership development, executive coaching, and workshop facilitation. Mai has coached senior executives in North America, Europe, and Asia at leading companies such as Wells Fargo, BP-Amoco, Bank of Montreal, Delano Regional Medical Center, Cargill, IBM, and in Stanford University's Executive Leadership program.
Mai has a Master’s degree in Organizational Development and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mai is certified through The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), where she also served as a senior trainer for coaches for 13 years. She has trained over a thousand coaches worldwide. Mai is also an adjunct facilitator and coach for Stanford Business School.

David Yuan is a Managing Partner with the MindKind Institute and a Shorty award-winning strategist. With over 9 years of experience, he has led major brand redesigns, strategy and organizational expansions for Fortune 100 companies, Ad Age Agency A-List Organizations, Fast Company Most Innovative Companies, non-profits, entrepreneurs, start-ups and artists. In addition to his business interests, David is an artist, social entrepreneur and community developer.

Combining platforms between business and creativity, David is focused on bridging authenticity, courage and compassion to an ever-evolving culture of organizations and leaders. Through his personal practice of servant leadership and the Vipassana meditation tradition, his devotion comes through asking: How may I serve?

MindKind Institute provides executive coaching and leadership development for high-achieving leaders who are ready to create purposeful and lasting change.



San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation's Events at Home is a virtual series featuring discussions and informative, engaging topics during this difficult time. Diverse topics span the latest on health and wellness, entertainment, and more. We will have more information about upcoming events shortly!