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ABOUT US HeartMath Institute

We are passionate and dedicated people, steadfast in our commitment to provide solutions for activating the heart of humanity. HeartMath Institute empowers individuals, families, groups and organizations to enhance their life experiences using tools that enable them to better recognize and access their intuitive insight and heart intelligence.

An Introduction to HeartMath Institute

Get to know us. This short video gives an overview of our mission, education and training programs, services, research, membership and tools and technology that are transforming people’s lives.

The Institute’s Leadership Team

32 Years

Doc Childre

HeartMath Founder

Doc Childre believes the intelligence of the human heart is a powerful force that can lead humanity away from the destructive cycles of stress and discord toward a future of lasting peace and harmony. Learn more.

Officers and Executives

We are dedicated to serving the thousands of people whose lives we touch daily with heart-focused care, compassion and appreciation while maintaining a fiscally sound business model. Learn more.

Sara Childre Rollin McCraty Brian Kabaker Katherine Floriano

Board of Directors

The nonprofit HeartMath Institute’s board members come from diverse backgrounds and bring an array of personal and professional experience and insights to their stewardship of HMI’s policies and goals. Learn more.

Katherine Floriano Brian Kabaker Dan Bishop Diana Govan Donna Koontz

Scientific Advisory Board

HMI’s Scientific Advisory Board comprises a group of prestigious and internationally recognized leaders in physics, biophysics, astrophysics, education, mathematics, engineering, cardiology, biofeedback and psychology among other disciplines. Learn more.

Doc Childre Abdullah Abdulrahman Alabdulgader John Andrew Armour Linda Caviness William Gough David Joffe Rollin McCraty Minvydas Ragulskis Richard Rahe Deborah Rozman Abdul Qahar Sarwari Alfonsas Vainoras Carlo Ventura

To see GCI’s Advisory and Scientific Boards, click here.

HeartMath Institute Annual Report

We invite you to review HMI’s activities and financial performance during the previous year.

Our Annual Report is available below.
The graphs underneath display the highpoints.

2022 HMI Expenses $3,704,175

  • Education Programs $1,905,946
  • Research Programs $1,169,401
  • *Management/General $407,805
  • *Fundraising $221,023

* All Fundraising & Management expenses are paid for from sales of products or training programs.

2022 HMI Revenue $2,835,190

  • Donations & Grants $725,804
  • Programs $1,430,331
  • License Fees & Royalties $144,749
  • Learning Program/Sales (Gross) $393,546
  • Other Revenue $140,760

Did you know there are two HeartMath® Organizations?

Two Organizations - One Mission

A Timeline of HMI’s Journey

1991 HeartMath Institute is Founded Publishes First Book
1992 HeartMath Research Center and Scientific Advisory Board
1995 First Research Paper Published in American Journal of Cardiology
1998 HeartMath LLC is spun-off Product Dev/Distribution
1999 Freeze-Framer Technology is Launched Heart-Rhythm Monitor
2001 Publishes Seminal Book Science of the Heart
2002 Quantum Intech Established Technology Development
2003 Harvard Business Review Publishes HeartMath Study
2004 US Dept of Education $1M Grant Test Anxiety Improving Test Scores
2006 emWave® Handheld Released Personal Stress Reliever
2008 Global Coherence Initiative (GCI) A New Division of HMI
2009 GCI Launches Global Care Room
2010 HeartMath for Communities Launched w/ De-Stress Workshop
2011 GCI Deploys Monitoring System Saudi Arabia & United Kingdom