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Meet Our Leadership Team

Community | Leadership | Vision | Legacy

These are the exceptional individuals fueling When The Village Meditates—inspired by a vision for culturally adapted wellness experiences and belonging—dedicated to nurturing wholeness in our community through transformative meditation, yoga, discussion and retreat experiences.

We heal. We thrive. Together.

 

Meet The Team

Background

  • Fimo Mitchell: Founder of When the Village Meditates, guiding meditation experiences and fostering community. Writer and podcaster.
     

  • Tanja Nachtigall: Yoga teacher, Excel nerd, musician and multidisciplinary facilitator.
     

  • Abisara Machold: CEO and founder in natural hair care leader and ecommerce expert, passionate about mentoring entrepreneurs.
     

  • David Anderson: Web integrator, multimedia specialist, filmmaker, and creative director exploring stories of the black experience.
     

  • Daniel Twijuke:Fundraising professional, skilled in navigating the grant landscape to achieve collective goals in non-profits and research.
     

  • Brenda Paris: Advocate for black communities, co-founder of Dawson College's Black and Third World Student Affairs, and Gender-Based Analysis trainer.
     

  • Chike Chijioke: Founder of Preside Partners, LLC, a consultant and lawyer specializing in business development.
     

  • Cheeka Mitchell: High school Phys. Ed teacher, passionate about sports, chess, and ASL.

Our Partners

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