Melissa Krikorian

Melissa Krikorian, MPT, is a licensed physical therapist using Cortical Field Re-Education (CFR) mindfulness training to address orthopedic issues. Providing continuing education units for physical therapists in neuroplasticity, she teaches internationally and has a private practice in Westlake Village, Calif.

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www.nexuspt.net

Melinda Naye

Melinda Naye is an instructor with the Upledger Institute who teaches CranioSacral Therapy (CST) worldwide. She is passionate about the CST paradigm that asserts the body can heal itself. She lives and practices in Auburn, Calif. Email Me http://www.iahp.com/MelindaCST/

Melanie DeMore

Melanie DeMore is a preeminent vocal artist helping to preserve the African American folk tradition through song and Gullah stick pounding. She is a singer/songwriter, composer, conductor and vocal activist who believes in the power of voices raised together. www.melaniedemore.com

Mehrad Nazari

Mehrad Nazari, PhD, E-RYT 500, co-founded Raja Yoga Institute. He received initiation from Yogi Raj Walt Baptiste, Swami Veda Bharati of India, and the Zen Master Kyozan Joshu Roshi of Japan and H.H. the Dalai Lama. Dr. Nazari also is the founder of Enlightened Negotiation, where he promotes the application of yoga principles in our daily life.

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www.rajayogis.net

Maurizio Benazzo

Maurizio Benazzo co-founded Science and Nonduality, a community that honors and nurtures the exploration and experience of nonduality as a pathway to greater wisdom and well-being in the context of the unique challenges of the 21st century.


Matthew Engelhart

Matthew Engelhart is co-owner of Café Gratitude. He has coauthored 3 books with Terces Engelhart, and when they are not on the road speaking or teaching, he and Terces live on “Be Love” Organic Farm where they grow food for their 7 restaurants.

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www.eternal-presence.com

Matt Englar-Carlson

Matt Englar-Carlson is a professor of counseling and co-director and founder of the Center for Boys and Men at California State University, Fullerton. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, he specializes in educating helping professionals about the mental-health needs of men.

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Mary Elizabeth Murphy

Mary Elizabeth Murphy is an expert at creating innovative grassroots campaigns for independent films that target niche markets.  She has worked on the Academy Award®-winning film The Cove, and other indie hits such as Pina, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Buck, and The Way.  

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Mary Ann Kraus

Mary Ann Kraus, PsyD, is a clinical/community psychologist and faculty member at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. She has co-created and co-chaired training programs in Working with Individuals, Working with Couples, Working with Groups, and the introductory Gestalt Training Program.

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Martine Amita Algier

Martine Amita Algier is a certified trainer with The Center for Nonviolent Communication and a founding member of the West Marin Community Mediation Board, teaching and consulting with families, business groups, schools, and other organizations in California and Europe since the 1960s.

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www.martinealgier.com

Martin Lee

Martin A. Lee is the director of Project CBD and the author of several books including Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD - the CIA, the Sixties and Beyond, and Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana - Medical, Recreational and Scientific.

Martin Fisher

Martin Fisher, BSc, co-founder of 9 Energies, teaches and guides, while utilizing his extensive technical expertise for research and continued understanding of the 9 Physiologies. He is a trained pilot with 40 years in the high-tech industry. Email Me www.9energies.com

Marsha Rosenbaum

Marsha Rosenbaum is director emerita of the Drug Policy Alliance in San Francisco where she founded the Safety First drug education project. She was principal investigator on several NIDA-funded studies and author of numerous books and articles about drug policy.


Marla Apt

Marla Apt is a senior-level Iyengar yoga teacher who leads workshops and teacher trainings throughout the U.S. and abroad. Marla has studied with BKS Iyengar and his family in India for more than 20 years and has been involved with medical research on yoga at UCLA.

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www.iyengaryogatherapeutics.com

Mark Whitwell

Mark Whitwell has enjoyed a lifelong relationship with the teachings of Krishnamacharya through his students T.K.V. Desikachar and Srivatsa Ramaswami. He travels the world teaching yoga and is the author of Yoga of Heart: The Healing Power of Intimate Connection and The Promise of Love, Sex and Intimacy.


www.heartofyoga.com

Mark Watts

Mark Watts is the son of philosopher Alan Watts. He is a filmmaker and archivist, and currently is growing the Alan Watts Mountain Center in Pt. Reyes, north of San Francisco, Calif.

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Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens is a professor and psychologist at California State University, Northridge. He is a featured therapist in the APA video series of counseling and psychotherapy with men. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and past President of Division 51, the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity.

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Mark Nicolson

Mark Nicolson is an executive coach based in Silicon Valley. He specializes in leadership and team development for visionary entrepreneurs and catalysts for social change. He is also co-founder of T12N, an innovative program for (re)aligning self and career. Email Me www.nicolsongroup.com

Mark Matousek

Mark Matousek is a best-selling author, teacher and speaker. His work focuses on personal awakening and creative excellence through transformational writing and self-inquiry. His workshops, classes and mentoring have inspired thousands of people around the world to reach their artistic and personal goals.

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Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman, MD, is a family physician, ten-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate. He is director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, and founder of The UltraWellness Center.

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Mark Fairfield

Mark Fairfield, LCSW, BCD, is executive director of The Relational Center. Formerly the clinical director for Common Ground in Santa Monica, Calif., he has a private practice coaching and consulting for a wide range of clients. Mark has presented and trained internationally and has published in journals and books.

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www.relationalcenter.org

Mark Coleman

Mark Coleman is a Buddhist meditation teacher and has been teaching insight meditation for 20 years. He is author of Awake in the Wild and Make Peace with Your Mind and leads nature-based meditation retreats and mindfulness teacher trainings in the U.S. and Europe.

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www.markcoleman.org

Mark Abramson

Mark Abramson is part of the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine and heads Stanford’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program. He teaches at Stanford's School of Medicine and is on staff at Stanford Hospital. www.drtmjsleepapnea.com

Marisa Radha Weppner

Marisa Radha Weppner, MA, ERYT500, has dedicated her life to sharing the art and science of yoga through her studio Sage Yoga & Wellness, yoga teacher trainings and her book Vinyasa Yoga Made Simple.  She also travels the world leading retreats and DJ-ing.

www.marisaweppner.com

Marion VanNamen

Marion VanNamen became a songleader after careers in music therapy, education and marketing. She's a pioneer, entrepreneur, instrument maker, African drummer, cellist and pianist. Marion leads Sing Portland! (200 members) and teaches vocal improv. She studied with Rhiannon & Bobby McFerrin.

Marian Goodell

Marian Goodell is CEO of the Burning Man Project and leads the nonprofit’s efforts to extend the Burning Man ethos globally. She provides strategic direction and leadership to Burning Man’s global network, including 100+ year-round employees, 270+ representatives in 39 countries, and an annual operating budget of $40M.

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Margot Anand

Margot Anand is a leading authority on integrating spirituality and sexuality. She is a best-selling author, much-beloved teacher, and founder of SkyDancing Tantra®. She has taught with Deepak Chopra and Tony Robbins, and has appeared on national and international TV and radio.

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www.margotanand.com

Marci Graham

Marci Graham is a facilitator for the Human Awareness Institute (HAI) and has been teaching to its mission for nearly 20 years. She has a 30-year history of soul searching and personal transformation through movement, painting, writing, sculpting and bodywork. Her journey in Continuum Movement has illuminated the power of inquiry and embodiment as essential to personal growth. waterwisdom.us

Marc Lesser

Marc Lesser is CEO of Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. He was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center and former director of Tassajara, Zen Mountain Center. He is the author of Know Yourself, Forget Yourself and Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader.


www.knowyourselfforgetyourself.com

Marc Gafni

Marc Gafni’s teaching is marked by a deep transmission of heart, love, and leading-edge provocative wisdom. A visionary scholar, public intellectual, and spiritual artist, he is the author of 10 books, including the award-winning Your Unique Self: The Radical Path to Personal Enlightenment.

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www.iEvolve.org

Marc Bregman

Marc Bregman is the founder of Archetypal Dreamwork, cofounder of North of Eden, and a master teacher at the Center for Archetypal Dreamwork. His books include Flesh Off the Bone: Dream Descent through Past Life Trauma, and Sex, Trauma and Conjunctio.


MaMuse

MaMuse is a decade-long musical collaboration between Sarah Nutting and Karisha Longaker that stirs an ancient remembering of kinship within the family of all beings. With five albums and total commitment to kindness, MaMuse is magical, whimsical and sublime. www.mamuse.org

Maggie Wheeler

Maggie Wheeler is internationally known for her acting work, most notably as Janice on “Friends.” Co-director of the Golden Bridge Community Choir, Maggie is a singer-songwriter, speaker and teaches her vocal workshop, Singing In The Stream, in the U.S. and abroad. www.maggiewheeler.net

Maggie Gill

Margaret Gill, CST-D, MCSS,is certified with the Upledger Institute as a CranioSacral Diplomate therapist and as a teacher for CranioSacral Therapy 1 and 2 and SomatoEmotional Release 1 and 2. Her main practice is in Brighton (UK), and she travels regularly to Cyprus where she treats clients. She is on the board of directors of the CranioSacral Society.

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Lynell George

Lynell George is a reporter/writer based in Los Angeles, who tells the city's story one sentence at a time. Her latest book, After/Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame is a collection of essays and photographs exploring Los Angeles' ever-shifting terrain.

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www.lynellgeorge.com/

Lynda Richtsmeier Cyr

Lynda Richtsmeier Cyr, PhD, is an integrative clinical psychologist and associate clinical director at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine.

Lucia Horan

Lucia Horan was born and raised in the Esalen community. She has been teaching since 1998. Lucia received life-long direct training with Gabrielle Roth in the 5Rhythms® method. She is formally empowered to teach Buddha dharma in all capacities. Her unique perspectives on insight have been published in the book Dancing with Dharma: Essays on Movement And Dance in Western Buddhism.

www.luciahoran.com

Louise Mazanti

Louise Mazanti, PhD, co-developed Psychosexual Somatics® with her husband and fellow psychotherapist, Mike Lousada. She is an international teacher, Hay House author, and works in private practice as a psychotherapist specializing in sex, relationship, and intimacy issues and female empowerment.

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www.mazanitlousada.com

Lorin Roche

Lorin Roche, PhD, has practiced and taught meditation since 1968. He earned his degree for research in the language of meditation. He is the author of The Radiance Sutras, and with his wife, Camille Maurine, Meditation Secrets for Women. www.lorinroche.com

Lorie Eve Dechar

Lorie Eve Dechar is the author of Five Spirits: Alchemical Acupuncture for Psychological and Spiritual Healing. Her work as an alchemical healer is supported by 30 years of Chinese medical practice and extensive training in Jungian and Gestalt psychotherapy and Focusing-oriented psychotherapy.

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www.anewpossibility.com

Lori Schwanbeck

Lori Schwanbeck is a mindfulness-based somatic psychotherapist. Lori developed Sense and Sensibility, a sensory-focused mindfulness treatment for emotional regulation, which she teaches internationally. She is co-founder of Mindfulness Therapy Associates, located in San Francisco.

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Lorenzo Cohen

Lorenzo Cohen is professor and director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Cohen conducts research examining the biobehavioral effects of programs aimed at reducing the negative aspects of cancer treatment and improving quality of life and clinical outcomes.

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www.mdanderson.org/integrativemed

Loch Kelly

Loch Kelly, MDiv, LCSW, is author of the best-selling book, The Way of Effortless Mindfulness. He is a psychotherapist and leader in the field of embodied awakening. Loch is the founder of the nonprofit Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. He collaborates with neuroscientists at Yale, UPenn and NYU to study how awareness training enhances compassion and wellbeing. www.effortlessmindfulness.org

Llyn Cedar Roberts

Llyn Cedar Roberts, MA, is an acclaimed teacher of shamanism. She wrote the Nautilus Gold award-winning book Speaking with Nature, co-authored with Sandra Ingerman, Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness, and Shamanic Reiki. She has studied with diverse indigenous shamanic groups in remote locations.


www.LlynRoberts.com