The GRCFM Team

Get to Know Our Staff & Instructors

The team at Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness represents a range of life experiences, areas of focus, and teaching styles.
Click on names or photos below to learn more about our instructors and support staff.

Carol Hendershot

Co-Founder, Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

Self-Compassion Instructor

E-RYT 500 

April Kaiserlian, LMSW

Co-Founder, Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Experiential Psychotherapist
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Instructor

Lori Schermers, RD

Registered Dietitian

Mindful Eating Instructor

Cheryl Blackington

Certified Mindfulness in Schools Instructor

Mindful Parenting Instructor

Youth & Young Adult Mindfulness Instructor

Katy Chapman

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor 

Jeni Juarez

Office Manager

Ashley Bovin

Marketing Manager

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