Matthew Sanford

Clients & Testimonials

Corporate Clients include:
General Mills • Guidant Corporation • American Express • Carlson Companies • Target Corporation • Cargill • Medtronic • RBC Wealth Management • American Institute of Architects • Yoga Journal • RPWB Litigation

Integrative/Traditional Health Clients include:
Donna Karan's Urban Zen Initiative • The Mayo Clinic •  Walter Reed Army Medical Center • Abbott Northwestern's Institute of Health and Healing • Omega Institute • American Physical Therapy Association •  Sister Kenny Rehab Nurses • Sharp's Hospital-San Diego • International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals • California Pacific Medical Center • North Carolina Rehab Professionals • American Physical Therapy Association • Courage Center • Gunderson Hospital • Nat Polinsky Rehabilitation Center • Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center-San Diego • Michigan Assisted Living Association • State of MN Disability Services

Higher Education Clients include:

University of Minnesota • Century College • U of M Carlson School of Management • University of Mary • Career Development and Transition • Ausburg College • Gustavas Adophus College • Virgina Commonwealth University • St. Scholastica • University of Buffalo, New York • University of Minnesota - Duluth

"Hearing Matthew Sanford speak and share his story has changed the way I live in my body and the way I perceive myself. He has a unique ability to convey to all kinds of audiences the importance of the mind body connection and how healing is possible even when curing is not. He is able to translate his story into a story that we all share. His style is warm, personal and honest. He speaks candidly of his experience and shares a unique perspective having been a patient and now a teacher. I will listen to him every chance I get and I will continue to learn from him.”

— Cassidy Burns, Steering Committee for the Penny George Institute for Health & Healing, Abbott Northwestern Hospital

“Matthew elucidates insights into the mind-body connection that are pioneering and revolutionary. By sharing his own self-discoveries, he challenges us to think beyond current knowledge and practice, and to explore facets of the mind-body previously thought impossible.”

— Duane G. Ollendick, Ph.D., ABPP, Licensed Psychologist

“Your talk was exactly what we had hoped for! Feedback was very positive - so many people stopped me to tell me how much they enjoyed it and that they were looking forward to reading your book.”

— Astrid Liden, ABE Professional Development Coordinator, MN Department of Education

“On top of being a health benefit, I feel that the participation in the yoga class brought our department closer…Thanks, Matt. You’re da bomb!”

— Phillip, Cargill Employee

“Your story was so inspirational – the conference attendees were able to leave with a wonderful message from you. Thank you for what you do.”

— Debbie Maysack, The Arthritis Foundation, MN Chapter

“Matt's well delivered message to our medical students ignited much thought and dialogue by encouraging a broader understanding and approach to mind-body connectedness than our current paradigm demands.”

— Jennifer Pearson, MD, Assistant Professor, UMD School of Medicine

“…this is what corporate America needs.”

— Jon Swenson Tellekson, Minneapolis, MN

“…It was a very thought provoking talk…I’ll devote myself to living in “larger spaces” from now on.”

— Miriam Mount, Convocation for Seniors, University of MN Duluth

“Matt is a very refreshing motivational speaker as he intertwines yoga poses into his presentations.”

— Rose Becker, US Business Leadershop Network, Nation

“Hearing Matt Sanford speak was a sublime experience---a fine, fine human being. He made me feel proud to share his species.”

— Barbara Stuart