|Maya Nader is a certified Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) instructor by CCARE, Stanford University. A native of Beirut, Lebanon, Maya earned her B.A. in Political Science from American University of Beirut. She moved to the US in 1989 at the height of the Lebanese war. As she continued her quest for peace in her country and region, Maya obtained a Master’s degree in Communication and Marketing from Boston University. She speaks French, Arabic and English and is grateful for the cultural richness these languages encompass. Through this lens, Maya views compassion as a bridge between cultures and religions and as the cornerstone of a more peaceful world. Maya has also become a certified yoga teacher and is working to become an accredited Yoga Therapist.
In her teaching CCT and Yoga, Maya continues to practice self-help and assist others beyond the classroom. She has taught classes and workshops for Yoga Behind Bars and serves on the board of Space Between.