The Power of Community

We believe in the power of human connection. We believe that wellbeing is more impactful when done with others so we’re building the world’s largest, most supportive, inclusive wellbeing community, both online and off.

A Simple Approach Everyone Can Relate To

We teach live, group wellbeing classes in a simple, approachable way, to local communities, inside organizations around the world, and every day through the Journey LIVE app.

Leadership

Stephen Sokoler

Founder & CEO

Stephen spent years in the business sector, founding and running companies, including Altrum Honors, which helped organizations celebrate and inspire their employees. After years of personal practice, Stephen recognized that wellbeing needed to be shared with the world in a more approachable, accessible way. In 2015, Stephen founded Journey with a simple but powerful goal: help people live happier lives with greater clarity and peace of mind.

David Nichtern

Chief Wellbeing Officer

David Nichtern is a senior teacher in the  lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche – a tradition that blends a contemporary approach to meditation with the ancient practices and philosophies of Tibetan Buddhism. David has served as co-director of the Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont and Director of Buddhist Practice and Studies at OM yoga in NYC. He is the author of Awakening From The Daydream, and leads meditation workshops and teacher training programs around the world.  He is also a highly regarded composer, guitarist and producer – a four-time Emmy winner and two-time Grammy nominee.

Advisors

Sharon Salzberg

Meditation Expert

Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Loving kindness, and her new book, Real Love.

Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD

Happiness Expert

Tal Ben-Shahar is a best-selling author and lecturer.  He taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership.  Today, Tal consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations on leadership, happiness, education, innovation, ethics, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness. Tal is a serial entrepreneur, and is the co-founder and chief learning officer of The Wholebeing Institute, Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV.

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

Mindfulness Expert

Dr. Judson Brewer is the Director of Research and Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at the Center for Mindfulness at University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. He is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and a Research Affiliate in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. In 2012, Dr. Brewer founded Claritas Mind Sciences, which includes the health eating app, Eat Right Now.

PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: Dec 14, 2020

Journey LIVE Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of Journey Meditation Inc (hereafter referred to as “us” or “we”). This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you use our streaming service, Journey LIVE through our website (portal.journey.live) or any of our branded apps (together, the “Service”).
By using the Service, you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to any updated Privacy Policy on a prospective basis.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you use the Service, we collect the following types of personal information:

Account Registration Information
In order to sign up for a free trial or make a purchase, you must create an account by providing us with your email address and a password. You may also create a username and upload an avatar to use for comments or forums.

Payment Information
You must also provide valid payment card information if you wish to sign up for a free trial, subscription, or make any other purchase. Except for the name associated with your card and information about the transaction (e.g., time of transaction, amount), payment card information is collected directly by a third-party payment vendor and is not received or stored by us.
Information Collected Automatically
Each time you visit the Service, we automatically collect certain information about your device and your interaction with the Service. This may include your viewing activity, your IP address, location information, your browser type, your Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, your operating system, date/time stamps, and related metadata.
Comments
We may offer the ability to provide comments or to post messages in a forum. Any posts you make will be publicly available.
Other Information
You may also choose to provide other information about yourself in connection with surveys, contests, special offers, customer support inquiries, and other communications with us.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use the information collected about you to:
-Fulfill your orders and deliver content to you;
-Send you marketing communications (depending on your preferences);
-Provide customer support to you;
-Analyze how the Service is being used for troubleshooting and improvements;
-Communicate with you;
-Collect debts, prevent fraud, and protect the integrity of the Service;
-Enforce our legal rights;

DISCLOSURES TO THIRD PARTIES

We may disclose your information to the following types of third parties:
Authorized Service Providers
We share your information with authorized service providers involved in operating the Service. For example, we use Vimeo OTT to power the Service and provide customer support. You can read more about how Vimeo uses your personal information here: vimeo.com/privacy. Our authorized service providers also include payment providers, email service providers, and analytics companies.
Legal Situations
We may disclose your information when we have a good faith belief that compliance is required by a search warrant, subpoena, court order, or similar request from a law enforcement or other government agency.
To the Public
We may publicly disclose aggregated user statistics and other information, which is not considered personal information. If you comment on a video or participate in a forum, your comment will be shared publicly.

EMAILS

When you create an account, you may receive certain emails:
Transaction Emails
When you first create an account, we may send you a welcome email that provides information about your subscription and your account. If you make a purchase, we may send you an email confirming your purchase. We may also send you other emails concerning your account status and renewals. You may not opt out of transactional emails.
Marketing Emails
Depending on your preferences, we may send you emails letting you know about new programs or features, or promotions. You may opt out of these emails at any time in your account settings.

YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS

You may change your account information or close your account at any time by logging into your account and adjusting your account settings. If you close your account or request that we delete your account, you may lose access to content you have purchased. When you close your account, we may preserve your account information to (i) let you know about new offers and content; (ii) restore your account, if you ever wish to re-subscribe; and (iii) where we believe in good faith that preservation is necessary to enforce our rights.

EEA Users:

Users from the European Economic Area (EEA) have the right to: opt out of cookies (see our Cookie Policy); access, correct, delete, restrict or object to our use of your personal information.  If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please submit your request by using our form.
We process personal information to fulfill contracts with you and to provide services you have requested (for example, to fulfil a purchase), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests.  Note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to the United States.
California Users:
Users from California have the right to: request information about the categories and sources of personal information collected about you, and the associated purposes for collection and third-party disclosures; request a copy of your personal information; request deletion of your personal information; and opt out of the sale of your personal information.
To exercise your right to access or delete your personal information, submit your request by using our form. Note that to process your request, we must be able to verify your identity as the owner of the account you are inquiring about. We may not be able to fulfill your request until we can do so. Although you do not need to have an account to submit a request, we may not be able to locate certain information to process your request if you don’t have one.
Nevada Users:
Nevada residents have the right to opt out of the sale of certain “covered information” collected by operators of websites or online services. We currently do not sell covered information, as “sale” is defined by such law, and we don’t have plans to sell this information.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The Service is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. If you are a parent or legal guardian who has discovered that your child has provided personal information through the Service without your consent, please contact us so that we can remove any unauthorized information.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to any updated Privacy Policy on a prospective basis.

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by using our form or by mail using the details provided below:
95 Horatio St., New York, NY 10014

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