Curtis Smith

Meditation Teacher
Motivational speaker and educator Curtis Smith has transformed thousands of lives by using music, movement, art and writing to activate the science-based benefits of mindfulness. Now the founder of Moment of Mindfulness, Smith has expanded his portfolio of clients to communities that benefit from culturally responsive mindfulness tools.
Los Angeles California United States
  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Special Education
Curtis Smith



  • Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

    RISE for Educators Jun 2018 - Present (6 years)
  • Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science

    Meditation Teacher Training in Mindfulness and Loving Kindness Apr 2018 - Present (6 years)


  • The College of Saint Rose

    Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration 2013 - 2015
  • City University of New York–Brooklyn College

    Master's Degree in Special Education and Teaching 2009 - 2011
  • University of Michigan

    Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Government 2001 - 2005


  • Director of New York Geo

    The Contentment Foundation Jun 2020 - Present (4 years)
  • Chief Executive Officer

    Moment of Mindfulness Jan 2018 - Present (6 years)
  • Founding Dean of Culture and Educator (Special and General Education)

    NYC Department of Education Sep 2013 - Jan 2020 (6 years)