Steve Paulson

Steve Paulson is the executive producer of the award-winning public radio show, To the Best of Our Knowledge. He has reported for NPR and written for Salon, Slate, Huffington Post, and Nautilus. His book is Atoms and Eden: Conversations on Religion and Science.

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Steve Hickman

Steven Hickman, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist and associate clinical professor in the UC San Diego Department of Family Medicine & Public Health. He is the executive director and director of professional training of the non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and the founding director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. He has taught Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for 17 years and has trained teachers of MBSR and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Steve is an MSC teacher trainer and leads MSC intensives and workshops around the world.

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Steve Edelman

Steve Edelman, JD, is a veteran of many career changes: law, television broadcasting, entrepreneur, creator of a multimillion-dollar television production company and designer of cutting-edge experiential workshops. He and Pam Kramer co-developed Unfinished Business. Email Me www.unfinbiz.com

Steve Almond

Steve Almond is the author of 10 books of fiction and non-fiction. His work has been published in The Best American Short Stories, Pushcart Prize, The New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere.

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Stephen Sideroff

Stephen Sideroff is a clinical psychologist and peak performance consultant in Santa Monica, Calif., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA’s School of Medicine, and director of Moonview Sanctuary. He also founded the Stress Strategies Center at Santa Monica Hospital.

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Stephen Mosblech

Stephen Mosblechis a meditation teacher and multidisciplinary artist with intensive training in vipassana, Zen and Tibetan Buddhist mystical traditions. He has taught mindfulness at Deer Park Institute in India and New Life Foundation in Thailand. His performance work has been staged in New York, Germany, Sweden and Japan. Email Me

Stella Resnick

Stella Resnick, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker and AASECT-certified sex therapist and supervisor. She practices in Beverly Hills. Dr. Resnick’s Full-Spectrum Training integrates couples and sex therapy. Her most recent book is The Heart of Desire: Keys to the Pleasures of Love. Email Me www.drstellaresnick.com

Stanislav Grof

Stanislav Grof, MD, is a psychiatrist with more than 60 years of experience researching non-ordinary states of consciousness. He was chief of psychiatric research at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, assistant professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University and scholar-in-residence at Esalen. Currently he is professor of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. www.stanislavgrof.com

Stan Tatkin

Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, is a clinician, author, PACT developer and co-founder of the PACT Institute. Dr. Tatkin teaches at UCLA, maintains a private practice in Southern California and leads programs internationally. He is the author of We Do, Wired for Love, Wired for Dating, and others.

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Stan Gerome

Stan Gerome, LMT, CST-D, is an Advanced Therapy 1 and SomatoEmotional Release 1 and 2 Certified instructor with The Upledger Institute. He maintains a private practice in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., which he established in 1984. He has been a CranioSacral Therapy and SomatoEmotional Release practitioner since 1986.

Soren Gordhamer

Soren Gordhamer is the founder of Wisdom 2.0, which holds events exploring mindfulness and technology. He has written several books, walked for a year through various countries, and has taught mindfulness to incarcerated youth, trauma workers in Rwanda, and companies.

www.wisdom2summit.com

Silvia Nakkach

Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT, is a Grammy®-nominated musician and vocal artist. She is the creator of the Sound, Voice, and Music in the Healing Arts certificate program at California Institute for Integral Studies. She also founded the Vox Mundi School to teach and preserve indigenous musical traditions.

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Silvia Guersenzvaig

Silvia Guersenzvaig is a certified international Esalen Massage® teacher and astrologer since 1977. She is a bilingual practitioner and international teacher of Transformational Kinesiology® and creator of AstroSoma, a healing method that combines energy muscle testing and astrology. Email Me www.transform4joy.com

Sil Reynolds

Sil Reynolds, RN, is a nurse practitioner and therapist who has worked with women and girls for 30 years with a focus on sane solutions to healing issues with body and food. She is a graduate of BodySoul Rhythms® Leadership training and co-authored Mothering & Daughtering with her daughter Eliza.

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Sienna Creasy

Sienna Creasy is a Prana Vinyasa yoga instructor who studied with Shiva Rea for more than a decade. Sienna creates an experience of movement that integrates fierce embodiment with the energy of Jamaica, where she resides. A former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, reciprocity is integral to her being.

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Siegmar Gerken

Siegmar Gerken, PhD, ECP, is part of the teaching faculty at JFK University and formerly at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute. He teaches at universities and private institutes worldwide on the interconnectedness of psychosomatic processes as they manifest on the levels of body, emotions, mind, will, and consciousness.

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Sianna Sherman

Sianna Sherman is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher, evocative storyteller and passionate speaker at conferences and festivals throughout the world. She is the founder of Rasa Yoga, Mythic Yoga Flow®, RITUAL and the creator of the Goddess Yoga Project with Yoga Journal. Email Me www.siannasherman.com

Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea, MA, is a movement alchemist, global prana vinyasa teacher, yogadventurer, wave rider and founder of Samudra Global School for Living Yoga, Yoga Alchemy Online and Yoga Energy Activism for a green energy future for all.

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Sheva Carr

Sheva Carr, Oriental medicine doctor, CEO of HeartAmbassadors and co-VP of UN Peace Messenger Organization Pathways To Peace speaks globally on the heart’s power in relationships, health, performance, creativity, contribution, legacy, social change and building a global culture of peace. Email Me www.heartambassadors.com

Shauna Shapiro

Shauna Shapiro, PhD, is a professor, scientist and author of three critically acclaimed books. She is an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and compassion and has lectured for the King of Thailand, the Danish government and the World Council of Psychotherapy as well as Fortune 500 companies including Google, LinkedIn, Cisco.

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Shama Viola

Shama Viola (Manuala Terraluna) is a citizen of Damanhur, the Italian social/spiritual community dedicated to conscious living, esoteric tradition and a practical approach to sacredness. She has been living there for 17 years. She travels the world to share Damanhur's message through group courses and individual readings. Email Me www.damanhur.org

Shai Lavie

Shai Lavie, MA, MFT, is a certified Hakomi therapist and Somatic Experiencing practitioner with a private practice in San Rafael, Calif. Shai teaches mindfulness-centered psychotherapy through the Hakomi Institute of California, the Marin Mindfulness Institute, and as an adjunct professor at Sofia University.

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Sera Beak

Sera Beak is a Harvard-trained scholar of comparative world religions who teaches the radical reality of the Soul. Her books include Redvelations: A Soul’s Journey to Becoming Human, Red Hot and Holy: A Heretic’s Love Story and The Red Book: A Deliciously Unorthodox Approach to Igniting Your Divine Spark.

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Sean Wilkinson

Sean Wilkinson is a Circling Europe co-founder with an enduring passion for self-awareness, human potential, wisdom traditions and an ongoing inquiry into life. His focus includes extensive academic research, spiritual and psychological practice, coaching and therapeutic training. Email Me

Sean Brennan

Sean Brennan is an early childhood educator who specializes in sharing smiles, laughter and the bliss of life. He has worked with injured children at Shriner's Hospital as a play therapist and is a former teacher at Gazebo School Park. His passions include surfing, freediving, yoga, meditation and poetry.

Scott Engler

Scott Engler, a longtime student of presence and healing, supports adults, children and infants through Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and workshops in trauma resolution for the family. He holds a third-degree black belt in aikido. Email Me www.heartofstillness.com

Scott Blossom

Scott Blossom is a traditional Chinese medical practitioner, Shadow Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic consultant. He has studied yoga since 1991 and taught since 1997. His primary teachers are Zhander Remete, founder of Shadow Yoga, and Dr. Robert Svoboda, Ayurvedic physician and scholar.

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Schuyler Grant

Schuyler Grant co-created the Wanderlust festival and directs Kula Yoga Project in New York City. Developer of a popular style of Vinyasa called Kula Flow, known for its emphasis on intelligent alignment and creativity, she was noted by The New York Times as the go-to teacher for advanced practice.

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Saul David Raye

Saul David Raye is an evolutionary teacher, healer, and spiritual activist. His teachings are centered in the heart, and support people in connecting with their own authentic power and spirit. His teaching is deeply influenced by Tantra and Bhakti schools of yoga. Saul shares his work through classes, trainings, and sacred music.

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Sat Dharam Kaur

Sat Dharam Kaur, ND, develops and teaches programs that integrate her three great passions: Kundalini yoga, naturopathic medicine, and environmental sustainability. She teaches internationally.


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Sarana Miller

Sarana Miller has been a faculty instructor at Yoga Journal and leads annual retreats at Esalen and Wilbur Hot Springs, and in Mexico and Alaska. Trained in the Iyengar and Forrest Yoga traditions, she has built her life around sharing the benefits of the practice of yoga.

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Sarah Weiss

Sarah Weiss, MA LMT, is a medical intuitive, spiritual teacher, and founder of SpiritHeal Institute. Sarah has been a pioneer in the healing/energy arts for over 40 years. She is adjunct professor at Baldwin Wallace University and contributes regularly to the Sedona Journal. Email Me www.spirithealonline.com

Sarah Sandhill

Sarah Sandhill has been a sex educator and workshop facilitator for more than 20 years. She leads workshops for the Human Awareness Institute (HAI), she is a counselor (individual and couples), and has trained in Process Therapy.

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Sarah Powers

Sarah Powers blends the insights and practices of yoga and Buddhism into an integral practice to enliven body, heart, and mind. She leads retreats and classes internationally and is the author of Insight Yoga. www.sarahpowers.com

Sarah McLean

Sarah McLean is a contemporary mindfulness and meditation teacher and best-selling author. She’s taught thousands of people to be more present, live with more self-awareness, and meet their own minds with meditation. She directs the McLean Meditation Institute in Sedona, Ariz., known for its international teacher certification program.

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Sarah Marshank

Sarah Marshank is the founder of Selfistry, a methodology dedicated to mastering the art of being human. Integrating theory from Eastern and Western philosophy and psychology with meditative and somatic practices, Sarah guides practitioners to discover their authentic self and purpose in life.

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Sara Vetter

Sara Vetter is the business development director at the Soul of Money Institute. She leads trips to the Amazon rainforest for The Pachamama Alliance, a nonprofit organization that links indigenous people of the Amazon with committed people worldwide to create a socially just human presence on this planet. She also works closely with the Nobel Women Peace Prize Laureates.

Samantha Snowden

Samantha Snowden is a mindfulness coach for youth, adults, and families. She has taught courses at the graduate level at Columbia University in subjects such as mother-child matrix, adjustment, and mindfulness with youth. She developed a well-funded mindfulness program at Columbia while leading researcher in the mindfulness lab.

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Samantha Dunn

Samantha Dunn was a PEN Award finalist for her novel, Failing Paris. She has also authored two memoirs. Her essays are widely anthologized, and her writing has been featured in many publications, including O the Oprah Magazine and Ms. She is the executive editor of Coast Magazine. www.samanthadunnwriter.com

Sam Keen

Sam Keen is a freelance philosopher, teacher, and workshop leader. He is the author of numerous books, including Fire in the Belly, Learning to Fly, and Faces of the Enemy. He has taught at Esalen for more than 50 years.

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Sam Jinich

Sam Jinich, PhD, is a San Francisco-based clinical psychologist, relationship expert and Hold Me Tight® Workshop leader. He is a certified trainer, supervisor and therapist in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Sam teaches internationally.

www.HoldMeTightWorkshop.com

Sam Berne

Sam Berne, OD, is a pioneer in behavioral optometry and integrative health. Two of his books, Creating Your Personal Vision and Taking It In have helped propel his method into the mainstream eye care field. His gentle and humorous approach creates a safe, trusting environment for students to discover their own relationship to healing.

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Sally Kempton

Sally Kempton teaches applied spiritual wisdom and helps students work with meditative experience as a framework for practical life change. Sally teaches workshops in meditation and practical yoga philosophy based on Kashmir Shaivism. She is the author of the best-selling book, Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga and Meditation for the Love of It.

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Sabine Lichtenfels

Sabine Lichtenfels is a freelance theologian, author, and co-founder of Tamera and the GRACE Initiative for a Future without War. Her spectrum of knowledge and activity includes international peace work, community building, spiritual research, and developing a new female consciousness and reconciliation of the sexes. With her comprehensive knowledge and radical commitment, she is an ambassadress for a global perspective of peace.

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