Thaddeus Gamory is a member of the CMBM Faculty and a Special Advisor to a collection of projects with law enforcement. Thaddeus is a former NYPD Platoon Commander and Commanding Officer of Supervisory Training, and draws from this basis of knowledge to support CMBM leadership and Faculty in delivering programs to police organizations. Previous courses include the inaugural suicide prevention training for newly-promoted supervisors. He is certified in Mind-Body Medicine.
Thaddeus is the Founder of Mind Body Aquatics and Blue-Mindfulness Training. In his work, he offers social-emotional support to at-risk youth and adults using breath, movement, and water. Thaddeus developed the Blue-Mindfulness Training Method, a trauma-informed, anxiety-sensitive, and culturally-competent approach that focuses on restoring ancient mindfulness healing water traditions for BIPOC communities. He is also a Swimming and Athletic Coach in Broward County Schools, the Director of Community Engagement and Projects for Diversity in Aquatics, and a trainer with Equity Consulting Network.
Thaddeus earned his BA in Public and Government Administration from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. There, he also studied the science of swimming and received certification as a New York City Public Schools Mentor for At-Risk Youth. He also coordinated a mentoring program for boys. Thaddeus is a lifelong practitioner of meditation, holistic health, fitness, sports and recreation to promote ongoing wellness for personal and group development.