Who We Are

Founder and CEO

Gail Silver, JD, E-RYT, RYT, RCYT, YACEP

Gail Silver founded The School Mindfulness Project® in 2016 after fifteen years as Founder and Director of Philadelphia’s Yoga Child. As director of Yoga Child, Gail develops its school-based yoga and mindfulness curriculum, facilitates training programs, and trains educators to teach yoga and mindfulness in Philadelphia schools.

Full Bio


Gail Silver, author,  headshot photo

Board of Directors

Hugh Regan

President / Treasurer / Executive Committee Chair / Finance Committee Chair

Erica Taxin

Vice President / Development & Marketing Committee Chair

Jasoleil Cineus, MA, TPYG

Secretary / Human Resources & Compensation Committee Chair

Rachel Katz, MS

Programs & Research Committee Chair

Brennan Robinson, MA

Administrative Team

CEO, Gail Silver

Development Director, Nicole Fisher

Advisory Council

Bidi McSorely, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Willard, Psy. D.

Hally Bayer

Katayun Jaffari, Esquire

Nakesha V. Moore, M.D.

SMP Educators and Yoga Teachers

Kimberly Luig
Ali Hubshner
Gail Silver
Tiffany Wright
Kelly Noone
Nakesha Moore
Anabel Silver