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 non-profit 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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www.utmostself.com

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 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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www.drsamberne.com

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. Email Me www.sallykempton.com

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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Ryan Babineaux

Ryan Babineaux, PhD, is a career counselor, writer, and researcher in the area of purposeful living. He is a lecturer at Stanford University, and co-author of the book Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win.

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www.happenstancecounseling.com

Russell Delman

Russell Delman has dedicated his life to the study of human transformation. Deeply indebted to his more than 40 years of both Zen meditation and marriage, he has helped train more than 2500 Feldenkrais® practitioners and founded The Embodied Life School. Email Me www.russelldelman.com

Russ Hudson

Russ Hudson is executive director of the Enneagram Institute in New York. He is the co-author, with Don Richard Riso, of several books including The Wisdom of the Enneagram and Personality Types (revised edition). Email Me www.enneagraminstitute.com

Rupert Spira

Rupert Spira is the author of The Transparency of Things: Contemplating the Nature of Experience and Presence volumes I and II. For 20 years, he studied the teachings of Ouspensky, Krishnamurti, Rumi, Shankaracharya, Ramana Maharshi, Nisargadatta, and Robert Adams, until he met his teacher, Francis Lucille, in 2004.

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Ruediger Dahlke

Ruediger Dahlke, MD, is the founder of Transformative Medicine, author of 60 books, and trainer of thousands of doctors, psychologists, and laypeople in Europe. He leads the Certificate in Transformative Medicine, a year-long program offered by the Center for a New Mainstream.

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www.anewmainstream.com/ruedigerdahlke

Roxann Burroughs

Roxann Burroughs is a certified facilitator with more than 28 years of experience doing The Work of Byron Katie for inquiry and stress reduction.

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www.theworkwithroxann.com

Roxan McDonald

Roxan McDonald dedicates herself to helping people find their voice both on the page and in their lives. She is the author of two self-help decks published by Knock Knock Inc. She teaches writing throughout the Monterey Bay area and leads international retreats.    www.roxanmcdonald.com

Rosie Lila

Rosie Lila writes and speaks on how to increase human engagement through inclusion, diversity, and collaboration. She is the creator and host of the show What Comes Now, and founder of the infrastructure investment firm Lumera. Rosie worked with the Burning Man Project for three and a half years supporting areas around culture, production, and public relations including coaching public speaking.

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Rosemary O'Connor

Rosemary O’Connor is a Hazelden author and a certified professional and addiction coach. With more than 17 years of personal and professional experience, she has helped thousands of people recover from addiction and rebuild rewarding lives.

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www.rocrecoveryservices.com

Ronald Alexander

Ronald Alexander, PhD, is the director of the Open Mind Training Institute and leads trainings internationally in mindfulness, mind-body therapies and transformational leadership. He is the author of Wise Mind Open Mind. Email Me www.ronaldalexander.com

Ron Frederick

Ronald J. Frederick, PhD, is a psychologist and author of the award-winning book Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want. He lectures and facilitates workshops nationally. Email Me www.cfcliving.com

Roma Hammel

Roma Hammel, PhD is an embodiment-meditation teacher from Los Altos, Calif. Certified by Judith Blackstone in Realization Process, by Russel Delman in Embodied Life Mentorship, and deeply engaged in philosophy, meditation, and qigong, Roma guides people into an embodied spiritual awakening.

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www.romahammel.com

Rolf Gates

Rolf Gates conducts Vinyasa teacher trainings and programs internationally. His work has been widely featured in television and in print. As a former U.S. Army Ranger and social worker, Rolf brings his eclectic background to his teaching and his life. He is the author of Meditations from the Mat.

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Roger Jahnke

Roger Jahnke, OMD, has dedicated his professional life to sharing the healing traditions of China. He is the director of the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi, in Santa Barbara, Calif., and author of The Healer Within and The Healing Promise of Qi. Email Me http://instituteofintegralqigongandtaichi.org

Robyn Scherr

Robyn Scherr is a diplomat-certified CranioSacral Therapist through the Upledger Institute, and a certified massage therapist in California. Robyn is dedicated to making CST and the efficacy of educated, noninvasive touch understandable and accessible to both therapists and clients.

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Robin Stern

Robin Stern, PhD, is the associate director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She is a licensed psychoanalyst, educator, and author of The Gaslight Effect. Robin is co-developer of RULER, an emotional intelligence program that has transformed the lives of over a million children and adults in schools worldwide.

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Robin Fann-Costanzo

Robin Fann-Costanzo has been practicing and teaching Esalen Massage nationally and internationally since 1993. She has a background in dance, and is a yoga instructor and craniosacral therapy practitioner. In 2012, Robin was inducted into the World Massage Hall of Fame. She lives Asheville, North Carolina, and co-owns a wellness spa.

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Robert Walter

Robert Walter, Joseph Campbell's editor for a decade, is president of the Joseph Campbell Foundation and a poet/playwright with several decades of experience as group leader, teacher, publisher, and theatrical producer/director/designer.

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Robert Sheeler

Robert Sheeler, MD, is in private practice in Scottsdale, Ariz. Former editor of the Mayo Clinic Health Letter, he is a taiji and qi gong practitioner who has spoken extensively on a variety of topics at conferences on conventional, integrative, and functional medicine.

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Robert Rosenbaum

Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum, PhD, is entrusted as a lay Zen teacher by Sojun Roshi, and a senior teacher of Dayan Qigong authorized by Master Hui Liu. He has 30 years of experience as a neuropsychologist and psychotherapist. His most recent book is Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching.

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Robert Peng

Robert Pengis a qigong master and teacher who has trained 150,000 students throughout the world. From the age of 8, he apprenticed under Xiao Yao. The distillation of his training is reflected in The Master Key: Qigong Secrets for Vitality, Love, and Wisdom book and CD/DVD series.

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Robert Moss

Robert Moss is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of dreamwork and shamanism. His many books include Conscious Dreaming, Dreamgates, The Secret History of Dreaming and Sidewalk Oracles. He leads popular online courses for The Shift Network.

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www.mossdreams.com

Robert Fisher

Robert Fisher, MFT, is an international Hakomi trainer, adjunct professor at CIIS and JFK Universities, and author of Experiential Psychotherapy with Couples. He is the lead instructor of the Certificate Program at CIIS for Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy and a keynote speaker at national psychotherapy conferences.

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www.robfishermft.com

Robert Browning

Robert Browning is HeartMath’s master trainer and health care director as well as a director for Pathways to Peace. For more than 20 years, he’s trained 8,000 individuals in heart-based living. He leads programs at Stanford, UCLA, Brigham & Women’s (Harvard’s teaching hospital) and Kaiser Permanente. Email Me

Rob Wilks

Rob Wilks is a full-time bodywork practitioner and yoga teacher at Esalen. He specializes in Deep Bodywork®. He has taught experiential leadership education in the U.S. and Eastern Europe. Email Me

Rob Faust

Rob Faust is a maskmaker/performer/director who speaks, performs, and teaches worldwide. Rob designs and creates all the masks he uses onstage. Rob’s work is featured in the book Mask Makers and Their Craft, An Illustrated Worldwide Study.

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www.faustwork.com

Risa Kaparo

Risa Kaparo, PhD, author of Awakening Somatic Intelligence, teaches Somatic Learning®, the evidence-based method she developed, internationally, from MIT to China’s Dalian Medical School. She practices somatic-psychotherapy in the California Bay Area and elsewhere.

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www.somaticlearning.com

Rik Isensee

Rik Isensee, LCSW, practices psychotherapy in San Francisco, Calif. He is the author of three self-help books for gay men, plus the mindfulness guide, Shift Your Mood. He is an accredited mindfulness teacher through The Mindfulness Training Institute.

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www.GayMenThriving.com

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, PhD, is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. He’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. 

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Rick Doblin

Rick Doblin, PhD, is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. His professional goal is to become a legally licensed psychedelic therapist.

Rick Brown

Rick Brown is executive director for the Institute for Relationship Therapy. Rick was executive director for Harville Hendrix's Institute, and he lectures and gives workshops across the country. He has been married since 1976. Email Me www.rickbrown.org

Richard Schwartz

Richard Schwartz, PhD, is a systemic family therapist and an academic. Dr. Schwartz developed the Internal Family Systems model (IFS) and founded the Center for Self Leadership. A featured speaker for national professional organizations, Dr. Schwartz has published five books and more than 50 articles about IFS. Email Me www.selfleadership.org

Rhonda V. Magee

Rhonda V. Magee, JD, MA, is a professor of law at the University of San Francisco, and a nationally acclaimed speaker on mindfulness and social justice. She is an expert on mindful teaching and learning, race and law, and professional identity development. Email Me

Renee Trudeau

Renée Peterson Trudeau is an internationally recognized life balance coach/speaker, author of three life balance titles including the award-winning The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal and president of Career Strategists. Passionate about teaching women the art/science of self-renewal and how to connect with their Wise Selves, Renée has been creating transformational retreats for women for more than 20 years.

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Renee Jennings

Renee Jennings, MA MSW LCSW, is a somatic and Gestalt therapist/trainer, energy practitioner,  meditation teacher, mentor/consultant and writer with more than 25 years in the healing arts. She is especially interested in the integration of mysticism and embodiment in daily life and professional practice. Renee is Gestalt Cleveland faculty. Email Me www.reneejennings.com