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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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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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 a faculty member at the Esalen Institute teaching both Esalen Massage and Deep Bodywork®. He has taught massage in Indonesia and China, as well as 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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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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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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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

Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz is a nationally recognized culinary translator and expert on the role of food and flavor in supporting health. She is the author of 5 healthy cookbooks: Clean Soups, One Bite at a Time, The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, The Longevity Kitchen, and The Healthy Mind Cookbook. Founder and director of the Healing Kitchens Institute at Commonweal in Bolinas, Calif., she is dedicated to connecting the dots between food, big flavor, and vibrant health.

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Raphael Cushnir

Raphael Cushnir has written six books, including The One Thing Holding You Back and Setting Your Heart on Fire. He lectures worldwide and contributes to O, The Oprah Magazine, Psychology Today, and the Huffington Post. His heart opened through profound grief. Email Me www.cushnir.com

Raoul Goldberg

Raoul Goldberg, MD, is a South African integrative and participatory medical doctor and psychotherapist. He is an international speaker, workshop facilitator, researcher, and author with a special interest in self-empowerment and self-transformation. His latest book is Addictive Behaviour: The Struggle for Freedom.

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Raj Sisodia

Raj Sisodia, PhD, cofounder of Conscious Capitalism, Inc., is a Franklin Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College. He has published more than 100 academic articles and 7 books, including Conscious Capitalism and Firms of Endearment.

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Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown is a mindfulness and social-emotional learning educator. She currently works at the Teaching Empathy Institute, where she designs curriculum, trains teachers, and works with students. Rachel has ten years of experience as a special and general education teacher in both public and private schools.

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Rachel Berry

Rachel Berry, MA, has developed curriculum for herbalism, wild foraging and DIY organic skin care courses for over 10 years in Northern California. Her passion is helping others deepen their relationship with the plants and becoming more confident practicing herbal self-care.

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Rachel Abrams

Rachel Carlton Abrams is an award-winning integrative medicine physician, treating men, women and children since 1997. She authored four books, most recently BodyWise, and teaches dynamic workshops throughout the world.

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Pittman McGehee

Pittman McGehee, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Austin, Texas. He studied with Dr. Kristin Neff and is a certified Mindful Self-Compassion teacher and teacher trainer, adjunct faculty at Seton Cove Spirituality Center, and faculty in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas, Austin.

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Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer is the author of two novels and nine works of non-fiction, translated into more than 20 languages including such long-running travelers’ favorites as The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and The Art of Stillness.

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www.picojourneys.com

Phillip Moffitt

Phillip Moffitt, former CEO and editor-in-chief of Esquire magazine, is the founder of Life Balance Institute where he trains individuals and groups in the principles of values-based leadership and living. He is a pioneer in creating and leading programs based on the emerging field of Adult Developmental Stages. Phillip is the author of numerous books including Emotional Chaos to Clarity and Dancing with Life.

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Phillip Burrus

Phillip Burrus is the executive chef at Esalen Institute. Each year, Esalen’s teaching kitchen introduces hundreds of students, apprentices, and volunteers to farm-to-table cooking and conscious teamwork. Phillip graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York, and has cooked and taught in Big Sur since 2006.

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Philip Shepherd

Philip Shepherd is the author of New Self, New World: Recovering Our Senses in the Twenty-First Century, which shows how our relationship with the body has changed over history, and serves as the template for all our relationships.

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Peter Sterios

Peter Sterios is a creative instructor, writer, and originator of LEVITYoga™. Yoga Journal included his DVD, Gravity & Grace, in their “top 15 yoga videos of all time.” Peter taught yoga at the White House for Michelle Obama's anti-obesity initiatives between 2011 and 2013. He teaches internationally.

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Peter Selwyn

Peter Selwyn, MD, MPH, is chairman of the Department of Family and Social Medicine and director of the Palliative Care Program at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. He facilitates workshops on grief and loss, and is the author of Surviving the Fall: The Personal Journey of an AIDS Doctor.

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Peter Sandhill

Peter Sandhill, MA, is a workshop facilitator, counselor, and executive coach. He passionately assists people of all ages and backgrounds to create lives filled with joy, love, purpose, and possibility. Peter has been involved in the men’s movement for most of his adult life.

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Peter Russell

Peter Russell blends scientific rationale, global vision, and intuitive wisdom to bring a sharp, critical mind to the challenge of self-awakening. He has degrees in theoretical physics, experimental psychology, and computer science, and his books include From Science to God: A Physicist’s Journey into the Mystery of Consciousness.


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Peter Rengel

Peter Rengel, MA, has been facilitating Love, Intimacy and Sexuality workshops since 1989. He has a private practice in San Anselmo, Calif. He is a Heart Meditation teacher, spiritual counselor, and has authored three heart-opening books. His greatest teacher has been his son, Kavi.

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Peter Mullin

Peter Mullin is founder and chairman of M Financial Holdings Inc. He and his wife Merle produce olive oil, wine, honey, and raise Cinta Senese pigs at their home in Italy. They also have created and operate a hydroponics/aquaponics model farm near Esalen and are partners in Sonoma’s Ram’s Gate winery.

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Peter Meyers

Peter Meyers author of As We Speak and founder and president of Stand & Deliver, a global communications consultancy, has worked for more than a decade helping leaders and their teams to enrich their presence and effectiveness through greater clarity, credibility, and connection.

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Peter Levine

Peter A. Levine, PhD, has a background in medical biophysics, psychophysiology, and psychology. He developed Somatic Experiencing®, founded the Foundation for Human Enrichment, and teaches internationally. His recent books include Waking the Tiger, Trauma and Memory, and Freedom from Pain.


Peter Bregman

Peter Bregman writes, coaches and teaches, mostly about leadership. He is CEO of Bregman Partners, a company that helps successful people become better leaders, create more effective teams and inspire their organizations to produce great results. He is a best-selling author of Leading with Emotional Courage, 18 Minutes, and more.

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Pete Guinosso

Pete Guinosso, E-RYT 500, teaches yoga that is grounded in breath and intention, and always leaves room for playfulness and fun. After intensive training with renowned yoga instructor Ana Forrest, Pete founded his own yoga school and draws on his years as a scientist to approach yoga with a sense of wonder and curiosity.

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Perry Holloman

Perry Holloman has been a teacher and practitioner of Esalen Massage, Deep Bodywork, and body-oriented approaches to Relational Gestalt Process work for more than 30 years. He teaches in the U.S., Asia, and Europe, and makes his home in Big Sur.

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Peggy Rubin

Peggy Rubin is founding director of Sacred Theatre in Ashland, Ore. She leads workshops in Living Life as Sacred Theatre and Sacred Studies of the Divine Feminine. Since 1987 she has also been the principal teaching associate of Jean Houston. Email Me

Peggy Horan

Peggy Horan gives Esalen Massage in a field of comfort and support, using stretches and deep muscle work to bring healing and relaxation to her clients. She has been practicing and teaching Esalen Massage for four decades and is the author of Connecting Through Touch, A Couples Massage Book.

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Pawan Bareja

Pawan Bareja, PhD, teaches mindfulness and trauma classes in the San Francisco Bay Area and at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She has trained professional care providers in India. In her private practice as a trauma resolution practitioner, she works with a diverse population of clients. Email Me www.mindfulnesstrauma.com