Shanti Pollacek



Shanti received her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the California Institute of Integral Studies with an emphasis on youth empowerment and coming of age, and is currently completing a master’s in East-West Psychology from the same university.


In 2015, Shanti co-founded a summer program for teens called Inner Adventure Camp, which focuses on empowerment, self-discovery, creativity, yoga and meditation, community, and coming of age. Additionally, Shanti has worked at Living Wisdom High School in Palo Alto for the past five years teaching personal development courses, yoga, life skills, and psychology.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Has traveled to seventeen countries
  • Loves music and plays violin, guitar, and ukulele
  • Has trained in martial arts including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kenpo Karate, and Kuk Sool Won
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