Nishta Matarese

MeditationConscious MovementMandali Experience Teacher
Nishta’s teaching style is heartfelt, humorous, clear, and transformative. She works with people to cultivate their highest conscious creative compassionate potential so it spreads like wildfire. She uses movement, mindfulness meditation, humor, and matters of the heart as a ground for exploration into deeper states of being. She teaches the art of clear communication and how to cultivate healthy dynamic honest relationships.

She is dedicated to her own personal awakening and supports communities that are passionate about a paradigm shift. She has been a lifelong meditator, traveler, and business leader for 25 years. Nishta is committed to her unwavering path of helping people get over the biggest obstacles of their lives. Most notably aiding people in transcending their blind spots and learning to be their own best friend.

She is a transformational coach, founding member at 4WTF, and a certified International Open Floor teacher. She is also a working member in fundraising for the non-profit organization of Open Floor. She co-founded Conscious Dance Italy, a resource, education, and production association for Italian dancers. She is a regular guest teacher at the Mandali Foundation Retreat Center. On most days, she can be lost or found in the hillsides of Tuscany.

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Upcoming retreats



13 - 19 October 2024
Mandali Immersion - The Season of Grounding: Early Fall Retreat
Motto – teachers

"Those who are awake live in a constant state of amazement"

Jack Kornfield