Team Lead with Love
Gina Murdock, Founder
Gina Murdock is an Aspen, Colo. based writer, yoga & meditation teacher, inspirational speaker & community organizer. She is founder of the Aspen Yoga Society, The Aspen City of Wellbeing, Lead with Love, The Love Ninjas and the Mind, Body, Spirit Rx content brand. Gina’s mission is to shift culture from fear to love from the inside out. All of her endeavors are intended to help people thrive and find joy and freedom in mind, body and spirit. Gina and her husband Jerry created and support the Mind, Body, Spirit Series at The Aspen Institute hosting speakers and events to raise consciousness and honor “The Aspen Idea”. Murdock has a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica with a special emphasis on consciousness, health, and healing. Gina is a certified Chopra yoga and meditation teacher as well as a certified Bikram and Vinyasa Flow yoga teacher and retreat guide who teaches internationally. Gina is also a published author and inspirational public speaker known for humor, enthusiasm, authenticity and vulnerability.
Gina is passionate about optimal wellbeing for the planet and people and leading from the heart. Her absolute belief is that we always have a choice and we can choose love over fear when given the tools and creating the awareness to do so. Gina is a founding member of Dr. Deepak Chopra’s Self Directed Biological Transformation Initiative and has willingly submitted her body to science to prove the effectiveness of mind/body practices on optimal health! Gina is an active board member of the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), The Center for Living Peace, The Aspen Brain Institute as well as an advisor to The Chopra Foundation and CTZNWELL. Gina is an International Editor at Origin Magazine, a contributor to Mantra Yoga and Health Magazine, and an ambassador for the mobile well-being platform Jiyo. Gina lives by these mantras: “Let the beauty you love, be what you do.” (Rumi); “Be the change you wish to see in the world” (Gandhi); and “WOOO-HOOO!” (Gina)
Abby Stern, Associate Director
Abby Stern brings wide-ranging expertise to Lead with Love, in managing the internal and external operations of the ‘for impact’ organization. Trained in systems thinking, she is a natural leader and connector who is passionate about building community. Abby received a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Georgia and her areas of responsibility span presenter relations, marketing, finance, compliance, technology, and human resources. Abby is also responsible for creating the Lead with Love Action Center, and the Scholars program.
Prior to Lead with Love, Abby worked with the American Renewable Energy Institute for 3 years producing the annual AREDAY Summit, and co-created the AREDAY Startup Green Program, a incubator, accelerator platform for clean tech companies.
Abby participated in her first yoga teacher training in 2014, followed by a meditation training in 2016 that changed her work trajectory. She is an environmentalist at heart, but believes we must learn how to first take care of ourselves before we can truly live in harmony with the planet.
Nicole Lindstrom, Program Director
Lead with Love Program Director Nicole Lindstrom worked with Wanderlust for 6 years in the areas of partnerships, production and is the co-author of “WANDERLUST : A Modern
Yogi's Guide To Becoming Your Best Self".
Nicole is also a certified yoga teacher and creator of Lead With Love worksite wellbeing programming, focusing on breath, movement and meditation. She also leads retreats globally.