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Christopher Lee May, President and Founder of Four Gates(Founded in 1996), is an avid teacher, retreat trainer, motivational speaker and coaching guide with diverse expertise in self-help. He will provide lively, informative and life enhancing insights for listeners on a variety of topics noted below. With more than four decades of experience, Christopher can eloquently discuss these topics to engage your audience.

"I’ve and taught the methods of mindfulness meditation, yoga-like body stretching practices, positive affirmative thinking, insight meditation, karma yoga, aka, “service to others” and inspirational study for decades since childhood.  I too faced my share of work life stress,  challenges, hectic deadlines, career challenges and morale depressants, which caused me to seek out the time tested approaches to maintaining a proactive methods of living. These methods taught me how to live with great positive energy, well-being and bodily health. Each of you can develop powerful, life enriching skills to cope with daily stresses at work, home, in family and daily life.  We’re stronger if these mindfulness and positive energy based skills are engaged every day."

Christopher Lee May, through his companies Four Gates, and our affiliate Mindful Energy Leadership(MEL), combines the best of modern and time tested ancient approaches to maintaining the best quality of life. These are authentic practices from authentic teachers.  Results come with practice, practice, practice and time. Some results willare immediately help students culitvate more highly skilled emotional and mental muscles.

Mindful Energy Leadership(MEL) uses time tested, proven and easily applied methods to achieve these outcomes:

  • Decrease workplace stress
  • Increase personal awareness of internal causes of stress
  • Better manage workplace social interactions with customers, co-workers and management
  • Develops greater creative thinking
  • Expands and deepens employee concentration, focus and enjoyment
  • Unleashes more vitality through maintenance of mind-body connection.
  • Facilitates more calmness, confidence and productivity.
  • Develops personalized daily rituals for increasing well-being.
  • Reduces anxiety, worry and stress
  • Cultivate healthy self-talk, compassionate speech, affirmative thinking 

Short and Longer Event offerings adapter to your organization:

  • Keynote speaking for conferences, seminars and small group trainings
  • In-service training of 1 1/2 – 2 hours combined with 8 week follow-up
  • Full day workshops, interactive, practical and engaging practices, combined with 8 week follow-up
  • Weekend retreats of 2 1/2 – 3 days, combined with 8 week follow-up
  • Consulting for development of “Peace Zones” in corporate setting for on-going stress management, relaxation and mindfulness practices within the work space of your office.

Christopher Lee May's Education and Expertise:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Northridge, CA, 1979
  • California Teaching Credential, 1979
  • Coaching: iPEC, Institute for Professional Excellent in Coach, ELI (Energy Leadership Index)certified coach trainer 2011- 2013.
  • Mindful Meditation, comprehensive training in all forms of stress reduction, 1971-2023
  • Mantra practice, Kirtan chanting and Mantra Yoga,  1971-present
  • Transcendental Meditation TM, 1971-present 

In-depth, training received with the following world renowned authors and media savy masters:

  • Mark Victor Hansen, Mega Speaking and Mega Book Writing
  • Jack CanfieldRobert G Allen, BookWise Publishing
  • Richard Paul Evans, BookWise Publishing
  • Steve Harrison, Quantum Leap Author/Speaker training, Bradley Communications Corp.
  • Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, month long and three day retreats, 1975-1977
  • Reverend Torkom Saraydarian, Ancient wisdom teacher, scholar and author, 1977-1991
  • Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Master, 1995-1998
  • His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Master, 1999 – present
  • H.H. The Dalai Lama, attended winter retreat at Namgyal Monastery, N. India. – January 2005
  • Za Choeje Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Master, 2002 – present

Extensive training in reflecting meditation, breathing exercises, using positive affirmations, developing creative visualization, movement meditation, mantra sound practice, speaking teaching and writing abilities.

Human Resources Managers, Meeting Planners and Media should feel free to contact Christopher Lee May with requests for training, workshops, retreats, interviews, articles and speaking engagements.

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