Irini Rockwell has been recognized internationally for over 30 years as a life coach, spiritual mentor, and personal and professional development trainer. She engages in deep work with people, bringing together tantric Buddhism, psychology, movement, creative process, and the arts. She founded the Five Wisdoms Institute in 2002. Wisdoms@Work is the signature training of the Institute offering an in-depth training in the Five Wisdom energies to enhance self-awareness, communication, and effectiveness.
Irini has created professional training programs for the National Institute for School Development in the Netherlands, Karuna Training in Germany, Ticino Maitri Group in Switzerland, EastWind Institute in Canada, the Five Wisdoms Institute of Hungary and at Shambhala Centers in North America and Europe.
At Naropa University she was director of dance and dance therapy and has been a long time senior teacher in the Shambhala community. She has a MA in Contemplative Psychotherapy/Buddhist Psychology and a certificate in Authentic Leadership from Naropa. She is a longtime student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.