Alan specializes in helping leaders bring greater resilience, mindful presence and skillful action to their teams and organizations. He holds a doctorate degree in Organization and Leadership and led many different educational organizations integrating his decades’ long practices in meditation, aikido, tai chi/ qi gong with other mind-body disciplines to impact positive organizational cultures,social/ emotional learning, restorative practices and equity to the groups he serves.
Alan is a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, ontological coach, a sixth degree black belt in Aïkido and senior instructor at Two Rock Aikido. He is a Fellow of the Transformative Educational Leadership (TEL) organization that integrates mindfulness social/emotional learning and equity work in educational settings, and serves on TEL’s Steering Committee to promote and provide continuous learning and support for educational leaders. He lives in Sonoma County, California.