Founded by peace educator, mediator, conflict coach and social entrepreneur, Henry Yampolsky, J.D., Living Peace Institute is an innovative conflict resolution consulting company. It offers: mindful conflict resolution services such as mediation, facilitation and consensus building; innovative, original and thought-provoking trainings at the intersection of mindfulness and conflict resolution; and individual conflict coaching services, designed to give powerful tools to individuals to be able to respond to conflict with clarity and compassion instead of reacting to it with fear, avoidance or aggression.
Henry Yampolsky, J.D. is the founder and president of Living Peace Institute. Trained as a lawyer, Henry is a peace educator, mediator, social entrepreneur and a pioneer in the field of conscious conflict resolution. Henry is also the founder of Yampolsky Law, P.C. – Conflict Transformed, a holistic conflict resolution law firm in Trevose, Pennsylvania.
An International Yoga Alliance Registered Sattva Yoga Instructor (E-RYT 200), trained in Rishikesh, India with the founder of Sattva Yoga, Anand Mehrotra, Henry utilizes the techniques and deep wisdom of Yoga in his conflict resolution, consulting and teaching practices. Henry is a sought-after speaker, facilitator and workshop leader and has presented programs, workshops and trainings around the world. In November of 2017, Henry will be one of the featured speakers/teachers at the 2017 Sattva Summit in Rishikesh, India. Sattva Summit is a boutique consciousness gathering, featuring some of the world’s foremost teachers and thought leaders.
Through his affiliation with the New York Peace Institute, Henry serves as a community mediator, restorative justice facilitator and conflict coach. Henry is also one of the coaches and mentors for the Peace Institute’s Meditation Training and Apprenticeship Program and has taught mediation and conflict de-escalation skills to the members of the New York Police Department, senior UN diplomats and legal practice groups. Henry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Studies from the University of Scranton and a Juris Doctorate from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law. Having been born in Kiev, Ukraine, he is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.