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Founder & CEO of Namaste Wellness

Therapist, Coach, Teacher & Author

A wellness practitioner for over 25 years Julie Wald, is the Founder, CEO and Chief Wellness Officer at Namaste Wellness. Julie is also the bestselling author of Inner Wealth: How Wellness Heals, Nurtures and Optimizes Ultra-Successful People, released in March of 2020. She holds a master’s degree in Social Work from New York University and began her career in 1995 as a clinical social worker treating adults, children and adolescents in mental health and healthcare settings. In the process of building her impressive mental health practice, Julie also pursued her personal wellness objectives and in doing so became a Certified Yoga Instructor, Meditation Teacher, Thai Bodyworker and Reiki Master. 


Namaste New York was conceived in the wake of the attacks of September 11, 2001 when Julie noticed a profound shift in how individuals and organizations searched for meaningful practices to support well being and performance.  In response to this need, Julie created Namaste as a company that is uniquely positioned to consult, educate, coach, curate and deliver personalized wellness for organizations, individuals and families. 

An unwavering commitment to service has always been central to Julie’s personal ethos. In addition to serving Namaste’s clients, Namaste delivers complementary wellness treatments to a wide variety of underserved and disenfranchised New York schools, hospitals and parks. 


Today, Namaste serves a vast and influential clientele of high-performing companies, business leaders and celebrities, as well as children, families and individuals coping with stress and other mind / body challenges. 

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