Nov 21, 2019
Shailly Agnihotri is the founder and executive director of the Restorative Center in New York City. Previously, she spent more than 20 years as an attorney, and has developed an expertise in criminal justice through working as a prosecutor (Orleans Parish), teaching (Georgetown Law) and as a public defender (New York City). She has come to understand the power for individuals and communities to come to a deeper emergent wisdom of justice through facilitated circles. She is a trained facilitator in Restorative Practices and a Certified Mediator, has a J.D. (cum laude) from Tulane Law School and and a LL.M. (Pettyman Fellowship) from Georgetown Law. She has presented at conferences around the world.
Shailly also completed advanced training in yoga and meditation teaching (500 RTA), and studied techniques of breath work, restorative yoga, yoga nidra, yin yoga and meditation.
As an artist, Shailly directed a documentary Three Soldiers, published stories, and has a play in development Cosmic Dancer.