Meet Emily Meyers
Emily Meyers is a passionate and result-oriented executive with
expertise in product development, operations, and marketing.
As a leader who fuses creative, commercial and social capital to achieve results, Emily has achieved a track record as a serial entrepreneur with a focus on socially conscious business featuring a double bottom line - people and profit. She also brings Fortune 500-level experience to the table through management positions with General Electric and Bank of America.
In addition to founding CHAKRAS, Emily Meyers built the cannabis delivery service, Greenly, with a member base over 6000. This experience provides a deep understanding of cannabis retail operations which is an asset for CHAKRAS.
She is Chair of the CCIA Retail Committee and serves on the CCIA Manufacturing Committee. Emily Founded the LA Delivery Alliance and was one of the original members of the Southern California Cannabis Coalition. She is committed to cultivating community and leads several cannabis meetup groups with over 2500 members.
Emily has an MBA from Indiana University and an MFA from the UCLA Film School where she focused on New Media - web and mobile technology.
YOGA & SPIRITUALITY
At 17, Emily Meyers had a mystical experience that led her to study yoga, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, and Sanskrit in college. Learning about spiritual traditions has become a lifelong journey; leading Emily to live in temples and ashrams around the world. She was taught tantra yoga and philosophy by Shiva Rea. Emily is Reiki certified and trained in Zen, Vipassana and Vedic meditation techniques. Emily leads the Higher Self Ganja Yoga Program with over 500 members. The curriculum is built on the fundamentals of yoga philosophy. If you take her classes, you will come away understanding the Eight Limbs of Yoga and the Chakra System. Sharing her passion for yoga is part of Emily’s life mission.
Emily grew up in Indiana with a sign reading Elysian Fields above the driveway to symbolize the idyllic environment her parents strived to create. She built and raced boats with her father and is now a competitive sailboat racer. Emily Meyers (then known as Garden) was able to finish high school early and spent time traveling to Grateful Dead shows and rainbow gatherings on a psychedelic school bus. Some of her favorite books are The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga (Carl Jung), Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life (Shantideva), Inner Engineering (Sadhguru) and Anger (Thich Nat Hahn). Recently she started learning how to play shamanic drums. She’s not very skilled at it yet but has a good time.