Gayle Van Gils

Emotional Leadership Coach
Gayle Van Gils first practiced meditation during her time in college, and it informed her career in the human side of business following her MBA studies. As an author, leadership consultant, and life coach, Van Gils opens hearts and minds to unlock meaning and success in life and business.
St. Petersburg Florida United States
  • mindfulness
  • emotional intelligence
  • personal development
Gayle Van Gils



  • Goleman EI

    Emotional Intelligence Certified Meta-Coach Nov 2020 - Present (4 years)
  • International Mindfulness Teachers Association

    Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Professional Level (CMT-P) Nov 2018 - Present (6 years)
  • Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI)

    Search Inside Yourself Certified Teacher Dec 2015 - Present (9 years)
  • Barrett Values Centre

    Certified Cultural Transformation Tools (CTT) Consultant Feb 2014 - Present (10 years)


  • University of California, Los Angeles

    MBA in International Business 1981 - 1983
  • Duke University

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1972 - 1974


  • Meta-Coach

    Goleman EI Jan 2020 - Present (4 years)
  • Certified Teacher

    Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) Jan 2016 - Present (8 years)
  • Founder and President

    Transform Your Culture Jan 2014 - Present (10 years)
  • Senior Spiritual Teacher

    St. Petersburg Shambhala Center Jan 2000 - Present (24 years)