Simeon Darwick lives to inspire health through the vehicle of laughter, yoga, and connection to food and mood. He Facilitates laughter play shops drawing from an interdisciplinary approach towards yoga that invokes deep cathartic body laughter, movement and breath, fun, improved interpersonal relationships, and enlightenment (lightened up feeling and being in the world hahahahaha) He has been teaching this form since 2007 nationally and internationally from yoga studios and retreat centers, to hospitals and schools. Laugh up and lift up.


Sarah Shamirah Chandler is the C.C.O. (Chief Compassion Officer) and team leader for the Jewish Initiative for Animals (JIFA), where she works to support Jewish institutions to establish meaningful food policies rooted in Jewish ethics and animal welfare. She recently served as the Director of Earth Based Spiritual Practice for Hazon’s Adamah Farm and teaches, writes and consults on a national level on issues related to Judaism, the environment, mindfulness, food values, and farming. She has her M.A. in Jewish Communal and Experiential Education and Hebrew Bible from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Sarah is an ordained as a Kohenet: The Hebrew Priestess Institute, a graduate of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality’s Jewish Mindfulness Teacher Training.