Saturday, May 8, 2010
Dan Millman, a former world-champion gymnast, martial arts instructor and college professor, is author of the international classic, Way of the Peaceful Warrior (adapted to film in 2006 and graphic novel in 2010). His other books, including No Ordinary Moments, The Life You Were Born to Live, The Laws of Spirit, Everyday Enlightenment, and The Journeys of Socrates, have touched the lives of millions of readers in more than 30 languages. Dan speaks worldwide, presenting realistic ways to live with courage, clarity and compassion, here and now - with a peaceful heart and a warrior spirit. Dan's work has influenced men and women from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, education, business, politics, sports, entertainment and the arts.
For details: www.peacefulwarrior.com
Americ Azevedo teaches at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a life-long meditator and philosopher of everyday life. In addition to his background in philosophy and world religions, he has taught and worked in computer technology, where he was a pioneer in online education and virtual communities; and in business, as a consultant specializing in company reorganizations. He has conducted "Philosopher's Forums" in the community, as well as leading meditation retreats. He currently teaches Nonviolence, Engineering Ethics, and Meditation.