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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. (Updated video coming soon.)

The Institute’s Leadership Team

26 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 Diana Govan Donna Koontz Jeddah Mali Sandy Royall Claire Shafe

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 Maria Lourdes Arguelles John Andrew Armour Linda Caviness William Gough Joseph Kamiya Rollin McCraty Thomas Gregory Quinn Richard Rahe Dennis Robbins Paul Rosch Deborah Rozman Bruce Wilson Tony Yardley-Jones

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.

2016 HMI Expenses $2,067,062

  • Education Programs $1,140,378
  • Research Programs $593,858
  • *Management/General $268,103
  • *Fundraising $64,723

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

2016 HMI Revenue $2,659,384

  • Donations & Grants $400,021
  • Programs $897,170
  • License Fees & Royalties $796,581
  • Learning Program/Sales (Gross) $506,470
  • Other Revenue $79,142

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-Frame 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