Matthew Sanford

Matthew is a nationally recognized yoga teacher, a sought-after public speaker, founder of the non-profit Mind Body Solutions, and a paraplegic for the last thirty seven years. He is the author of the critically acclaimed WAKING: A MEMOIR OF TRAUMA AND TRANSCENDENCE (Rodale: 2006) and speaks at conferences, corporations, and higher learning institutions nationwide. Matthew has also emerged as a leading voice in the integrated health movement.  He won the 2010 Pioneer of Integrative Medicine Award from the California Pacific Medical Center’s Institute of Health and Healing.  Previous recipients include Dr. Deepok Chopra, Dr. Dean Ornish, and Dr. Mehmet Oz.  He also has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, People Magazine, and American Public Media’s On Being.

Clients include:

Target Corporation, American Express, Dain-Rauscher, Medtronic, General Mills, Mayo Clinic, Detroit Medical Center, Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), California Pacific Medical Center, University of MN, University of MN Duluth,University of Buffalo, University of Mary, and Quinnipiac University.  For more information: or