• July Ambassador – Elizabeth Lesser

    We are delighted to introduce you to our July Ambassador, Elizabeth Lesser. Elizabeth is the co-founder of Omega Institute, the United States’ largest life-ling learning center focusing on health, wellness, spirituality, creativity, and social change. The Omega Institute will also be home to our UZIT program this fall, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about… Read more »

  • May Ambassador – Christy Turlington Burns

    In celebration of all mothers everywhere and the advancement of maternal health, we are delighted to honor Christy Turlington Burns as our May Ambassador. With nearly thirty years at the forefront of the fashion industry, having graced every magazine cover from Vogue to Time, Christy has established a diverse career as a model, writer, entrepreneur,… Read more »

  • April Ambassador – Dr. Paul Farmer

    Medical Anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating some of the world’s poorest populations, in the process helping to raise the standard of health care in underdeveloped areas of the world. The brilliant example he has provided in the medical arena has been an inspiration to Urban Zen and our well-being… Read more »

  • March Ambassador – Christiane Northrup, M.D.

    Urban Zen is delighted to have Christiane Northrup, M.D, as our ambassador for the month of March. In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we couldn’t think of anyone more fitting than Dr. Northrup to collaborate with as we come together and center our thoughts and energies around the collective community of… Read more »

  • December Community Ambassador – Lauren Bush Lauren

    Lauren Bush Lauren is a champion of purpose and passion. As the CEO, CD, & Co-Founder of FEED Projects, (as well as Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder of FEED Foundation), we are delighted to celebrate her as our Foundation Ambassador for the month of December. Lauren started her work as an Honorary Spokesperson for… Read more »

  • December Community Ambassador – Deepak Chopra

    Dr. Chopra has been a long-time friend of Urban Zen and an immeasurable wealth of inspiration. He is a world-renowned authority in the field of mind-body healing, a best-selling author, and the founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. Heralded by Time Magazine as the “poet-prophet of alternative medicine,” he is also the host of… Read more »


    Deborra-lee Furness is a passionate supporter of children and defender of their human rights across the globe. She is a long-time friend of Urban Zen and a powerful leader paving the way towards children’s empowerment. In addition to being a highly acclaimed actor and creative, Deborra-lee is an impassioned humanitarian. Her work for children is… Read more »


    At Urban Zen we believe that the one of the most impactful ways to empower children is through education. It is for this reason that we are so honored to have Goldie Hawn as our Foundation Ambassador for the month of November. Not only is Goldie Hawn is an Academy Award winning actress, producer, director,… Read more »

  • October Ambassadors

    <img src="" alt="" title="feinberg" width="125" height="150" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-12738" / October Foundation Ambassador – Dr. David T. Feinberg Dr. David T. Feinberg is the Chief Executive Officer at UCLA Hospital System and Associate Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences. He was instrumental in bringing our Urban Zen Integrative Therapy program to UCLA. Dr. Feinberg is… Read more »

  • September Community Ambassador – Andre Charles

    At first glance, you may mistake Andre Charles as simply another street artist. However, this Bronx native has done something extraordinary with his graffiti. He has earned the respect of bourgeois culture. The New York Times has spotlighted his career, which boasts collaborations with Spike Lee, Janet Jackson, Mountain Dew, and Sprite. From alleys and… Read more »