Swami Swaroopananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. A practicing yogi from a very young age, Swami Swaroopananda has dedicated his life to the practice and teaching of yoga. He taught in Yoga Teacher Training Courses around the world and is currently teaching advanced yoga philosophy courses and lectures internationally. He is Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat and Acharya (spiritual director) for the Sivananda centers and ashrams in the Bahamas and the Middle East. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres.
Rubin Naiman, PhD, is a psychologist, sleep specialist and clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona's Center for Integrative Medicine. He is an internationally recognized expert in integrative and holistic approaches to sleep and dreams. In addition to professional publications, he is author of Healing Night: The Science and Spirit of Sleeping, Dreaming and Awakening and the audio programs The Yoga of Sleep, To Sleep Tonight, and Healthy Sleep (with Andrew Weil, MD).http://www.drnaiman.com
Robert Moss is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of modern dreamwork and shamanism. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a best-selling novelist, poet, journalist, and independent scholar who leads seminars all over the world. His nine books on dreaming, shamanism, and imagination include Conscious Dreaming; The Secret History of Dreaming; and Dreaming the Soul Back Home. His latest book, The Boy Who Died and Came Back, is a personal narrative of his adventures in multidimensional reality since an Australian doctor told his parents when he was three, “Your boy died and came back.” http://www.mossdreams.com
Christina Pratt is the pioneer of the Cycle of Transformation, a training in transformational shamanism for a new world that provides unique and powerful synthesis of ancient shamanic teachings and rigorous personal practice to cultivate spiritual maturity and the courage to act from the heart in the world. She is the healer at Last Mask Center, author of An Encyclopedia of Shamanism, and host of Why Shamanism Now, the popular, listener-supported Internet radio exploring the practical application of shamanism. http://www.lastmaskcenter.org
Edward Tick, PhD, is a transformational healer, psychotherapist, writer, educator, and advocate for peace. Executive Director of Soldier’s Heart, he works internationally on the psychospiritual healing of trauma, holistic and spiritual healing, and dream work. Edward’s books include the groundbreaking War and the Soul and The Practice of Dream Healing, which presents the origins of psychology and medicine in Western civilization found in ancient dream questing as well as its application for healing today. http://www.soldiersheart.net