Sananda Ananda-Maynard, PhD

(“Dr. Sananda”)

Everyone can be a difference maker. It’s a matter of choice. My greatest joy is to serve to illuminate and uplift humanity by helping heart-centered difference makers to Go Deeper – to ignite the inherent and potent power within each one – to  transform their own lives and, by extension, the lives of those whose lives are touched by them.

Sananda Ananda-Maynard, PhD (“Dr. Sananda”) is a Transformational Educator and Speaker, Certified Life Mastery Coach and Consultant, specializing in providing trainings for those who want to make a difference – as well as those who want to make a bigger impact  – by providing specific, measurable and repeatable mastery trainings designed to assist each one to embody and BE the difference they want to see in this world.

Dr. Sananda is Founder of the Enlightened Life Institute, dedicated to empowering the enlightened spirit of humanity towards a more conscious evolution of our world. She is the creator of the Enlightened Life Mastery System™, an experientially-based system for personal growth and transformation designed to activate the “sleeping giant” of human consciousness and the natural intelligence of the universe within us as a foundation for inner mastery and for greater fulfillment in life.

Dr. Sananda and Jack Canfield

Dr. Sananda and Jack Canfield

Her clients include people from all walks of life including luminaries in New Thought and Transformational Leadership, as well as some of the best-of-the-best in Business and Entrepreneurship, Medicine, Education, Media, Music, Film, Television and Theatre, including an Academy Award nominee, Grammy and Emmy Award Recipients, a Pulitzer Prize winner, Literary Giants and Best-Selling Authors, and even one of People magazine’s annual “50 most beautiful people!”

For much of her life she bridged the worlds of consciousness-based education with her inspired career as a Producer of conscious entertainment productions. She has produced Hollywood events featuring luminaries in Film and Television such as Barbra Streisand, Whoopi Goldberg, Lily Tomlin and Francis Ford Coppola as well as other transformational events featuring spiritual leaders such as Marianne Williamson and Michael Bernard Beckwith.

Drawing from a deep breadth of experience as part of the Human Consciousness Movement for over 30 years and as a Certified Teacher of Transcendental Meditation (TM), Dr. Sananda trains people to have direct experience of the unbounded consciousness and capacity within them. She also coaches people in the empowering principles and practices of Life Mastery and the proven strategies that transmute the inhibiting barriers to the full realization of human potential: mind-heart-body-spirit. She says:

“It’s time to turn on The Light!”

Sananda holds a Ph.D. in Education and a M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology. Through her vast training and experience in holistic, integrative, scientifically-verified, as well metaphysical approaches to expand human capacity, she has developed an expertise in training people how to systematically tap into the untapped power that lies within and to develop the internal and external systems to optimize performance in every area of their lives.

Dr. Sananda and Mary Morrissey

Dr. Sananda and Mary Morrissey

She has partnered and/or trained with various luminaries in the global transformation movement  in the areas of personal, professional and spiritual transformation including: Michael Bernard Beckwith, Bob Proctor, Chris Howard, and DC Cordova.

Dr. Sananda and Michael Bernard Beckwith

Dr. Sananda and Michael Bernard Beckwith

She is a Founding Member of the Association of Transformational Leaders (ATL/SoCal) founded by Jack Canfield (“Chicken Soup for The Soul”) in 2010. ATL/SoCal is a forum for individuals of high-functioning individuals of significant influence in artistic, academic, social, political, corporate and humanitarian endeavors, that have been identified by their peers as having a history of being devoted to doing transformational work on this planet in their respective fields.”

Dr. Sananda and Don Miguel Ruiz

Dr. Sananda and Don Miguel Ruiz

A global traveler and humanitarian, with a lifelong commitment to World Peace and Cultural Integrity, Dr. Sananda has conducted and participated in consciousness-based World Peace projects throughout the USA, India, Canada and North Africa. In 2003 she was honored to serve as a Delegate the 59th United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland  and also served as part of the design team for the historic UN Global Peace Initiative of Women Religious and Spiritual Leaders in 2002.