Gabriella Schneider was born in Romania and currently lives in Germany.
She met Prof. Namkhai Norbu in 1998. Since then, she devoted herself to the study and practice of Dzogchen under his guidance and the Romanian translation of his books, like The Crystal and the Way of Light, The Supreme Source, Yantra Yoga – the Tibetan Yoga of Movement, etc.
Prof. Namkhai Norbu authorised her as meditation instructor for the Base of a study on Sutra, Tantra and Dzogchen called Santi Maha Sangha in 2016. Since then, she has led many meditation retreats and teaching sessions based on the teachings of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu which are focused on discovering presence and awareness as tools to individual evolution.