Mahyar Hassid serves as the Assistant to the Guiding Teachers, Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell and Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison.

Mahyar is certified as an Emergency Medical Technician and was a Project Manager at ScribeAmerica, hiring and training medical scribes to record patient consultations. He was also a founding member of a wellness/mindfulness podcast as part of the marketing and finance start-up team.

Mahyar was born in Iran, raised on Long Island and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Buffalo with a degree in marketing. He loves rock climbing and has taught and inspired others to scale vertical heights.