Betsy Black Consulting, founded 2002.
Focus: Personal Effectiveness
  • Teach mindfulness, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and meditation
  • Teach ChiRunning® & ChiWalking® which emphasize body mechanics, efficiency & injury-prevention
  • MBSR, qualified to teach through the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness (2017)
  • Certified ChiRunning® and ChiWalking® instructor (2014)
  • Certified Kripalu Yoga teacher (2003)
  • Certificate in Positive Psychology, the Kripalu Center (2013)
  • Accredited coaching training, Coach University (2004)
  • J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center (now UNH School of Law) (1985)
  • B.A., American Studies, Middlebury College (1981)
  • Speaking Training and Competition, Toastmasters International, competed internationally  (2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016), and received the organization’s highest level of achievement, the Distinguished Toastmaster (2006)


  • Avid hiker, competitive runner, alpine skier, & long distance bicyclist

Current Service

  • Speak on mindfuflness and positive psychology to community groups
  • Board Member, The Disability Opportunity Fund
  • Area 23 Director, Toastmasters International