Celeste Young

Los Angeles, CA

Celeste Young is a Buddhist mindfulness and Dharma teacher and life balance practitioner. She was one of the first teachers to be empowered at InsightLA, a nonprofit Buddhist and secular mindfulness organization based in Los Angeles. Celeste has been working with thousands of meditation and Dharma students teaching classes, individual and corporate sessions and retreats full time since 2011. Her work now spans the globe, in person and online. In 2022 she became a certified life balance and change and transition strategist and is extremely passionate about this work. She sees life balance strategy work as a pragmatic way of supporting people in living from their deepest values and navigating life changes with clarity and well being.

Field of focus

  • Career transitions
  • Professionals & leaders
  • Alignment
  • Mindfulness


  • Certified Life Balance, Change + Transition Strategist
  • Buddhist Mindfulness + Dharma Teacher
  • 21 + years meditation practice
  • 15 + years intensive silent meditation retreat practice
  • Mentor to new mindfulness teachers
  • BA from California Institute of Integral Studies

“Thank you so much for your support and mentorship through this process, it has been immeasurably helpful as I work through these major life decisions! You have been instrumental in guiding me to make decisions that are in alignment with my values and intentions, which has made all the difference in how I approached the process.”

 -S.C., Nurse Scientist, Mayo Clinic