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ALAIN GAUTHIER
Alain Gauthier is an international educator, consultant, and coach of executive teams and diverse partnerships, in and across society’s sectors. An HEC (Paris) graduate, Stanford MBA, and former McKinsey senior consultant, he is currently Executive Director of Core Leadership Development, based in Portland, OR, and a partner of In Principo (Collaborative Dynamics) in Paris. Over the last 50 years, he has served a wide range of clients, from start-ups, family, and large international corporations to UN Agencies, foundations, healthcare organizations, and educational systems, as well as global and local NGOs, on four continents. A co-founder of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) in the US and France, he has contributed to several collective books on leadership development and coaching, published in English and in French. He recently authored the eBook Actualizing Evolutionary Co-Leadership – To Evolve a Creative and Responsible Society.
BENCE GANTI
Bence Ganti, M.A. psychologist, clinical psychologist is the director of the Integral European Conference. He is a co-founder of the Integral Europe team and founder and director of one of Europe’s most successful long-term integral communities, the Integral Academy in Hungary. He is also the originator of the Integral Flow Experience group process. He teaches at Meridian University and San Francisco Sate University in California. Ken Wilber invited him to be the branch coordinator of his Integral Institute for Europe.
CHRIS DIERKES
Chris Dierkes long time spiritual practitioner. Raised in the Roman Catholic tradition, he has strong roots in the Christian mystical tradition, including years spent as a monk and later a priest. He’s well versed in a diverse range of spiritual lineages and teachings. He’s a strong advocate for soul-based forms of healing work and consciousness. This diversity of teaching has helped him in working in his individual practice with clients from a variety of backgrounds: distinct religious traditions, spiritual but not religious people, agnostics, seekers, and atheists. He is an advocate for the enduring beauty of the soul. Chris writes on topics of contemporary spirituality, including the intersection of pop culture and spirituality, as well as the connection between spirituality and economics, social justice, and politics. He was a co-founder and managing content editor at the integrally based online magazine Beams and Struts. His current writing can be found at chrisdierkes.com
CHRISTIAN PANKURST
Christian Pankhurst is a world-leading authority on heart-centered communication and heart-intelligent relationships. He is the creator of the Heart IQ™ Method, a coaching framework that specializes in group dynamics and intimacy development. This methodology utilizes “circle work” to accelerate personal and group awakening. Christian is the founder of the Heart IQ Academy, an online and live event professional training organization that offers a one-of- a-kind education by combining professional coach training along with embodied application of the Heart IQ principles. The Heart IQ Academy has certified over 300 practitioners in over twenty-five countries.
CIELLE BACKSTROM
Cielle Backstrom: Spanning more than four decades, Cielle’s psycho-spiritual path has broadened to include several modalities. In 1972 she became a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. She was a pivotal member of a small team which established the Liberal Catholic Church in Fairfield, Iowa in 1985.  Since that time she has completed training as an Inner Relationship Focusing professional, an energy healer certified by the Four Winds Society, a senior teacher in the embodied awakening path named Trillium Awakening, and a Holotropic Breathwork Facilitator. Offering private sessions, weekend intensives and retreats, she uses the tools she has learned to support clients in awakening to their true and total nature. http://www.ciellebackstrom.com
CRAIG HAMILTON
Craig Hamilton is a pioneer in the emerging field of evolutionary spirituality and a leading voice in the movement for conscious evolution. As the guiding force behind Integral Enlightenment, Craig offers spiritual guidance and teachings to a growing international community spanning 85 countries around the world. His introductory and advanced courses have more than 12,000 graduates to date. These courses are designed to support people who are committed to evolving themselves and our culture, yearn to make their greatest contribution, and seek to develop themselves to embrace this calling. To provide effective support for these pioneers, Craig created the Academy for Evolutionaries, offering practical spiritual tools and training that are in step with our times and informed by an up-to-date understanding of the human condition. In this unique training ground, Craig brings together core insights and approaches based on decades of on-the-ground research at the leading edge of spiritual practice and inquiry.
DANIEL AUF DER MAUER
Daniel Auf der Mauer has worked as a freelance photographer for international publications such as The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, GEO and many others since 2006. He is widely known for his ability to approach emotional topics with sensitivity and empathy and to tell multi-layered and deeply touching visual stories. His photo book “Mzayna, Bedouins of the Sinai” was shortlisted for the prestigious German Photo Book prize in 2013, and his short film documentary “Nobody’s Women – Breaking the Silence: Sexual Abuse in India” has been shown in multiple exhibitions and received the Real21 financial grant from the Swiss government in 2015. He also works as a mediator, group facilitator and in conflict resolution, having studied for many years with international teachers Thomas Hübl, Stephen Busby and Diane Hamilton. Daniel lives in the ecovillage community of Schloss Glarisegg in Switzerland – his photography work is at www.aufdermauer.photo
DUSTIN DIPERNA

Dustin DiPerna is a visionary leader, entrepreneur, and recognized expert in world religions. He has committed his life to making timeless spiritual wisdom relevant and accessible for a rapidly changing global society. He is author of three books –Streams of Wisdom,  Evolution’s Ally, and Earth is Eden – and co-editor of  The Coming Waves. Dustin is a senior student of American philosopher Ken Wilber, who has publically declared that Dustin’s work “fundamentally alters the way in which religion or spirituality can (and should) be taught and practiced.” For the past 10 years, Dustin has been practicing and studying under the direction of pioneering meditation teacher Dr. Daniel P. Brown. Dustin earned his BA from Cornell University and a MA in Religion from Harvard University. An avid lover of art, design and nature, he lives in California with his wife, Amanda, and daughter, Jaya.

EVA GIEDT
Eva Giedt works as a psychotherapist and mental health nurse practitioner in private practice, and offers online private sessions utilizing mystical principles. She is passionate about embodied purposeful living, conscious relationship, field awareness, and explorations at the edge of the known and unknown. Eva works with individuals and facilitates WE space groups. She teaches meditation and qi gong and is a certified Hakomi Therapist, leading corporate wellness trainings. She has been involved in healthcare as a practitioner and teacher for 33 years. In 2011, Eva participated in the first US intensive with Thomas Hübl and has worked closely with him ever since, assisting at numerous US events and online courses with international reach (she is also a co-mentor for the online courses). Prior to working with Thomas, she studied with Craig Hamilton and Adyashanti. She is based near Monterey and in Marin, California.
FAX GILBERT
Fax Gilbert has been a Trillium Awakening teacher for ten years, and along with his wife Sharon, has taught meditation and led spiritual retreats for over thirty years throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Concurrently, using the performance skills of mime, masks and magic as an educational tool, he has delivered over 5000 school assembly programs on Character Development, Bullying, and Health as well as State history plays and Creative Dramatics residencies throughout the Midwest since 1990. Fax sees the creation of a collective mutual we space as integral to spiritual awakening and the ownership of who we are as consciousness, who we are as a person, and who we are in in the world.
GINNY NADLER
Ginny Nadler began a career in elementary education as a teacher in a challenged neighborhood in New York, and became aware there of the lineage of trauma that young children bring to school. Graduate studies led then to somatic therapeutic work, where she has been supporting clients in meeting deep grief within their physicality – beginning in the pelvic floor, as stories physically and emotionally emerge. She calls this modality Structural ReAlignment Integration, and is the author of “Spiritual Anatomy, Realigning Body and Soul.” Ginny shares herself between the Bay Area in California, the Midwest in Cleveland, Ohio and New York City. Her study with Thomas Hübl has supported her in making connections with the collective trauma that resides in us all. Participating in We Spaces for collective healing, her introduction to Stephen Busby’s work has led her to join his exploratory retreats where, through practices in higher frequencies of consciousness, she is embodying world work. Ginny is also participating in Thomas Hübl’s ‘Pocket Project’, a year-long training to explore collective trauma globally, and is continuing her training with Stephen. Her work is at www.corebodywisdom.com
GRANT HUNTER
Grant Hunter is a serial entrepreneur with over 24 years of experience in the U.S., Japan, and Peru.  Based out of the Silicon Valley, he’s been involved in a variety of e-business activities for a Fortune 500 company and a boutique marketing startup he helped launch and later sell in San Francisco called INBOX Marketing, and in his role as Founder/ CEO of Microfranchise Solutions (MFS). It was through MFS that he promoted replicable enterprise solutions to poverty in the developing world in Peru and over 23 countries. Higher purpose has been the through-line of his own evolution in his role as a social entrepreneur over the last 10 years and now working with companies as a purpose and impact advisor at Syntropy. The intersection of wisdom, action, and livelihood holds great interest for Grant and is the driving force behind his work at Syntropy helping others lead lives of purpose, authenticity, and service. On a personal note, Hunter has been a long-time spiritual practitioner and meditator, working under the tutelage of a Soto Zen priest in Japan for 4 years as well as working with a Peruvian shaman in Peru and a long-time fan of the integral theory of Ken Wilber and close student of Terry Patten’s integral soul work.
JOHN MCCOURT
John McCourt has been called to intersubjective We Space work and wisdom for many years. He is a transparent communication practitioner and has participated in Thomas Hübl’s year-long training in Northern California (“Birthing a New We”). This work profoundly changed his life, and was followed by the We Space practice group in Berkeley, co-facilitated by Michael Brabant. John is currently working closely with Stephen Busby, which is taking his practice, vulnerability and availability to new levels. He is also part of Stephen’s online course, where the cohesion and clarity that Stephen brings is deeply affecting all those participating. John completed a transformative six-day retreat in Scotland this year and hosts Stephen’s retreats in Northern California.
JON DARRAL-REW
Jon Darrall-Rew works with the Global Purpose Movement, and is co-founder of Synergy Forum and Bright Alliance. He is a leadership consultant and works one-to-one with individuals as a life path guide. Between 2011-2014, he was head of the international spiritual community, Shamballa School. And between 2012-2015 he worked as part of the leadership team of a project based in Interlaken, Switzerland, exploring how a deeper understanding of spiritual awakening might inform globally cooperative efforts toward the evolution of human civilisation. He is co-author with Dustin DiPerna of Earth is Eden: An Integral Exploration of the Trans-Himalayan Teachings, and teaches both traditional Tibetan Buddhism and a global approach to the spiritual path. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany.
KEN WILBER
According to Jack Crittenden Ph.D., author of Beyond Individualism, “The twenty-first century literally has three choices: Aristotle, Nietzsche, or Ken Wilber.”  If you haven’t already heard of him, Ken Wilber is one of the most important philosophers in the world today, and general leader of Integral Meta-Theory.  He is the most widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages.  Ken Wilber currently lives in Denver, Colorado, and is in the process of writing and publishing half a dozen new books.
MARKUS HIRZIG
Markus Hirzig works with people since more than 35 years. He is an Osteopath, Coach and Trainer and works with individuals and groups, in person and online courses. His is deeply interested in supporting the intelligence of life to unfold. With humour, precision and clarity he stays with people who want to look deeper into the process of living, intending and decision making. This can include our deepest conditioning and scars and also the higher light of our Soul‘s journey. He got to know Thomas Huebl around 15 years ago and since then, Markus takes part in the development and unfolding of his work.  As a team memeber in many courses, the festivals and also Thomas‘ online teachings he supports individuals and groups. Connecting and deepening the understanding and living of a contemporary spiritual journey and its implementation as a deeply healing and evolving cultural impulse is his deep motivation.
MICHAEL STERN
Michael Stern is the Founder of Integral Alignment, where his work as a life coach, group facilitator, workshop presenter, and event organizer is dedicated to the evolution of consciousness and culture. Michael also serves as Vision Holder for Bright Alliance, an education and media platform that supports the emergence of a global trans-lineage spirituality. Formerly, as the Engagement Manager for 1 change, he designed and delivered holistic leadership development training programs to senior executives and key talents in global corporations. His mission is to create a global system of influence based on the integration of scientific knowledge, mystical wisdom, and social justice. Born and raised in NYC, Michael currently lives in Maine with his partner, Erin, and their daughter, Isla.
MIRIAM MARTINEAU
Miriam Mason Martineau, M.A. Miriam Mason Martineau’s formal training lies in the areas of psychology, dance, choreography, and voice. She has a Masters Degree in Psychology from the University of Zurich, with a specialization in Youth and Child Psychology, and is also a certified teacher of Laban Modern Dance, as well as a singer and vocal instructor. She is vice-president of Next Step Integral. For the past 15 years Miriam has studied and researched how parenting can be pursued as a spiritual practice. She sees parenting as one of our greatest opportunities for personal growth and evolutionary activism. This has led her to offering courses on the topic, working as a coach for parents, and writing a book (forthcoming) titled Raising the Future — an Integral Evolutionary Approach to Parenting.
NANCY FABIANO
Nancy Fabiano was first drawn to work with Stephen Busby in 2014, after listening to his online dialogue with Terry Patton. Following a powerful experience at Stephen’s retreat in the Bay area, Nancy has continued to participate in his Higher Consciousness Online courses, as well as in his annual Bay area retreats. With a degree in addiction studies, Nancy works in the behavioral health field in Kansas City. A long time student and teacher of transformational work for 20 plus years, she loves teaching yoga, facilitating workshops, and offers private sessions in-person and online. Higher Consciousness work has assisted Nancy in supporting others to explore deeper states of awareness while increasing their capacity to move through challenges and allow new life potentials to emerge. She uses guided imagery, poetry and somatic presence in her work with individuals and groups, and is co-founder of the Women’s Summit: Return to Eden: https://www.drjillstrom.com/return-to-eden2/
NICOLA AMADORA
Nicola Amdora PhD. works internationally as a Spiritual Teacher, transformational Leader, Hakomi Therapist and Speaker. For three decades she has been supporting thousands of people in her retreats, sessions and trainings to live, lead and relate with presence and heart in our world. Nicola has been teaching the power of connection, a way of relating, where we truly meet whatever arises and create together from juicy, brilliant wisdom of the we-space. This work ignites awakening, cultivates embodiment and integrates our humanness in the loving arms of presence. Nicola trained intensively in traditional lineages, lived in nature and with saints around the globe. She led a spiritual center, worked in the Findhorn community and raised a beautiful daughter. Nicola is deeply dedicated to the awakening of all beings and actively engaged in turning the tide for our world through the fire of real love. She enjoys writing books and riding horses in the wild. www.nicolaamadora.com

PATRICIA ALBERE
Patricia Albere is at ground zero of an evolutionary stream of spiritual awakening—one in which we learn to go beyond individual psychology and transformation into a new space of mutual awakening or ‘inter-being’ and ‘we-mysticism’. She is the founder of the Evolutionary Collective and an internationally known contemporary spiritual teacher and author. The Evolutionary Collective creates a powerful field of shared consciousness that moves humanity far beyond the limits of personal growth, well beyond any imagined potentials. Patricia has worked with over 150,000 people in groups in the last 40 years. Her unique discovery of the essential components that create an awakened ‘we-space’ is transforming our understanding of what is possible in the space between us, and her mastery as a transformative teacher is now innovating a new field of ‘inter-subjective awakening’ and post-personal development. To download the first three chapters to her new book: EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS: Unleashing the Power of Mutual Awakening, see: http://evolutionarycollective.com/
ROB RENAHAM
Rob has been practicing for over 25 years in various eastern traditions.  Most notably during this time, he spent 8 years in the winter and summer in a zen monastery practicing complete silence and sitting meditation for 18 hours a day following the traditional 90 day korean zen training called kyol che.  He taught for 15 years guiding people in meditation, yoga, qigong, and spiritual direction.  In the last 5 years, he decided to take a sabbatical, to strip all inner constructs and identities of a “teacher” and began to explore/create alternative power structures for transmitting dharma…such as dynamic power hierarchy and surrendered leadership.  He currently is developing a relational practice model called Dynamic Presence that embodies these new structures and insights. Rob lives in New York City balancing his time between his love for “urban cave” yogi practice and working part-time in the modern bustling world of the city.
SANDRA GLICKMAN
Sandra Glickman, MA, Transpersonal Psychology, MA, English Literature.  A lifelong investigator of transpersonal and integrated studies, she has especially advocated exploration of Consciousness, and also study of types (through models such as Enneagram, Human Design, Somatic Experiencing) to facilitate recognition of patterns and shadow.  As a long-time Senior Teacher, she has participated in Trillium Awakening from its early years, helping to found and evolve its vision and forms.  She is now retired from 27 years as a licensed psychotherapist, with continued participation and focus on shepherding the training of teachers and leaders and grounding of supportive forms for emerging structures.
SIOBHAN MCCLORY
Siobhan McClory is a Certified Integral Master Coach™ working with individuals seeking meaningful and sustainable change through bringing Integral perspectives to the personal and professional challenges that are a fundamental part of living in these discordant times. The ICC methodology that she practices is grounded in Integral Theory, synthesizes multiple models of human development and key insights from major knowledge traditions into a comprehensive framework. Its’ power lies in its’ ability to empower individuals to more fully see their “seeing”, drives and motivations and that which is guiding their way of being. Through creating programs and practices, she compassionately guides and supports the development of the insights and skills for the fuller realization of an individual’s gifts. In addition to being an Integral practitioner and student of Terry Patten, she brings to her work close to twenty years of meditation practice and study in Tibetan Buddhism. Her website is tobealive.com
STEPHEN BUSBY
Stephen Busby has a healing, training and coaching practice, works internationally, and is based at the Findhorn Community in northern Scotland: an experiment in conscious living, an education centre and eco-village, where he has also served as Director of Studies. He conducts ongoing research into embodied intelligence and collective consciousness, and has distilled his Embodying Higher Consciousness practices from diverse sources and teachings, including subtle energy and soul purpose work, training in contemporary mysticism with Thomas Hübl, and innovations in the field of systemic family and organizational constellation work, with a particular focus on transgenerational and collective healing. Stephen has worked for over thirty-five years in numerous countries to support individuals, organizations and communities in realizing their higher potential, and his website is: www.stephenbusby.com
STEPHAN MARTINEAU
Stephan Martineau is the founder and President of Next Step Integral. Stephan spent five years visiting intentional communities, spiritual communities, ashrams, and monasteries and studying the dynamics between individual and collective flourishing and evolution present in them. Following this, he founded an intentional, integrally informed community in 1992, and lived and taught there for a decade. This community was founded with the specific intent and vision of exploring and discovering what becomes possible when participants share an evolutionary contract together and are committed to coming together in service to the greater Whole. He is the president and business manager of the Slocan Integral Forestry Cooperative (SIFCo), that manages a 35,000-acre community forest in the Slocan Valley, BC, where he successfully spearheaded an integral approach to a multi-stakeholder situation in one of BC’s most contentious areas in regards to forestry practices in Canada.
TEJ STEINER
Tej Steiner has worked with individuals, couples, families and organizations as a life coach and group facilitator/consultant since 1985. He established the organization Men In Circle where he taught men how to form and facilitate their own men’s groups. He was co-creator of In My Village, a social experiment in Ashland, Oregon in which 300 people came together to form their own independent interest groups with one another. He is the founder of Heart Circle and author of Waking Up With Everyone Around Us. Over many years, he developed the Heart Circle Model and began to formally teach people how to create their own Heart Circles in many different parts of the world. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.
TERRY PATTEN
Terry Patten co-developed Integral Life Practice with Ken Wilber and a core team at Integral Institute and was the senior writer and co-author of the book Integral Life Practice: A 21st-Century Blueprint for Physical Health, Emotional Balance, Mental Clarity, and Spiritual Awakening. He has made original contributions such as the 3 Faces of God, Integral Soul Work, and many refinements of integral activism. He hosts the online series, Beyond Awakening, where he has engaged leading-edge conversations with renowned thinkers and teachers. He’s faculty at Meridian University, a member of Deepak Chopra’s Evolutionary Leaders group, is on the editorial board of The Journal of Integral Theory and Practice, and on the board of the Wellsprings Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. He speaks, consults and coaches on four continents and via the web. His upcoming book on evolutionary activism, culture, and conversations is currently scheduled to be released at the end of the year from North Atlantic Press. To learn more about his work, go to: www.terrypatten.com
THOMAS HUBL
Thomas Hübl is a modern mystic, spiritual teacher, author and systems-thinker. His work integrates the essence of the great wisdom traditions, scientific knowledge and his own personal experience. For almost 15 years, Thomas has been leading international workshops, multi-year training programs and online courses. He is the initiator of the ‘Celebrate Life Festival’ as well as founder of the ‘Academy of Inner Science’ and of the ‘Pocket Project’ with the aim of exploring collective trauma and shadow work and integrating this through large-scale group processes. . A global organization has been launched, intended to research and explore specific aspects of local traumatization.Thomas was born in Austria in 1971 and now lives in Tel Aviv, Israel, with his wife, the Israeli artist Yehudit Sasportas and their daughter Eliya. To learn more about his work go to: www.thomashuebl.com
TREVOR MALKINSON
Trevor Malkinson did a BA in Philosophy at the University of Victoria, and an MA in Philosophy at Brock University. More recently, he completed a Masters in Public and Pastoral leadership from the Vancouver School of Theology in May 2016, and is ordained in the United Church of Canada. He is currently the minister at Rosedale United Church in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Trevor has engaged in collective dialogue practice with various communities over the past 15 years.  Going forward his vision is to continue exploring this work in different realms of practice within the church, where it has yet to make deeper inroads. He currently lives in Vancouver with his wife Sarah and son Zach.