Dan Petrie

UCLA-Trained Mindfulness Teacher - San Francisco Bay Area


Welcome, and thanks for stopping by! My name is Dan Petrie and I started Mind EQ after 14+ years of mindfulness and meditation practice.

I specialize in teaching others how to spend more time being present through meditation and mindfulness exercises, which provide the opportunity to get more enjoyment out of each day while simultaneously increasing our mental and physical well being. I offer training to individuals, public groups, and corporations of all sizes.

In 2017 I became a Trained Mindfulness Facilitator through UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center founded by Dan Siegel, M.D. and Susan Smalley, Ph.D. In addition to my secular mindfulness training, I’ve studied extensively in the Vipassana and Zen traditions under world renowned teachers Howard Cohn of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, as well as Abbot Charles Tenshin Roshi and Vice-Abbot David Jokai Blackwell of Yokoji Zen Mountain Center. My studies and practice also include long term residential retreats at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center and Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.

Outside of teaching and practicing mindfulness, you can find me on my road bike in Marin Headlands, at a dinner party cooking with friends, watching a hockey game, or reading non-fiction.

I look forward to working together. Drop me a note anytime!