Nimrod Sheinman

Nimrod Sheinman, BSc, ND, is an integrative naturopathic physician and one of Israel's most experienced and well-respected mind-body authorities. He is the founder of Israel's Center for Mindfulness in Education, and an active participant in The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute's group for Spirituality in Education.

He was the cofounder of Israel's Center for Mind-Body Medicine, and past director of the mind-body unit, Integrative Medicine Department, Rabin Medical Center, Israel. He is a cofounder, academic dean, and instructor in Israel's Center for Yoga Therapy in Integrative Medicine.

He is known for his integration of mind-body perspectives, imagery, and mindfulness-based principles. In the past 25 years, he has taught seminars on mind-body medicine, imagery-based therapy, and mindfulness perspectives in clinical practice in hospitals, universities, centers, and international conferences in Israel, the United States, Europe, and Australia.

Israel's first Mindfulness in Schools project, which he initiated more than 15 years ago with support from Israel's Ministry of Education, has reached over 10,000 children, teachers, and parents. Currently he serves as the director of the Mindfulness and Mindful Learning Program, whose mission is to cultivate the inner lives of children, teachers, and schools. He is a was a resident and faculty member at Bastyr University of Natural Health Science (Seattle, Washington), and was then a member in Bastyr's International Advisory Council. He has served on numerous national committees in the areas of integrative medicine.

Nimrod Sheinman was the founder of Israel Naturopathic Association (1993) and the president of the association in its first four years. Since 1988, he was dean of naturopathic education for various colleges of natural medicine in Israel, and served on various government committees regarding the regulation of natural medicine in the state of Israel.