Ilana Ingber :

Ilana Ingber, founder of Happy HeART Studio and Happy HeART Teacher Mentorship program, is an expert on teaching mindfulness and creative thinking through art and yoga. She has her masters in Art and Art Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and her 200-hour yoga certification from YogaWorks. She has been a dedicated yoga practitioner since 2011. Ilana has taught as an educator in public school, private school, museums, as well as yoga studios and national conferences. She has over 1000 students from Kindergarten to adults. She began her career in New York City where she worked for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Learning through Art Program and Creativity Institute. She later taught at Success Academy Charter School and became the Art Content Lead, providing mentorship and professional development for art teachers across the network of Success Academy schools. Ilana is an active member of the National Art Education Association and has presented at National Conventions on topics such as: Teaching Collaboration Skills through Painting Curriculum, Assessing Creativity, and Infusing Mindfulness Practices into the Art Studio. Additionally Ilana attends neuroscience, experiential education, and mindfulness conferences every year as part of her ongoing learning. Overall, Ilana is most committed to teaching herself and others how to find inner love, joy, and creativity, to create a more compassionate and peaceful world.