Performance Optimization

Jennifer “Elemental” Larkin is an experienced international facilitator, coach and trainer. With a masters in Performance Psychology, her specialty is Performance Optimization and for over two decades she has been helping business owners, creative professionals and sports men and women to achieve their greatest ambitions. She travels around the world delivering consciousness raising workshops with a mission to transform millions of lives by spreading joy, fun, & laughter using conscious educational messages inspiring global transformation.

The Art of Smart Thinking

Dr. Jim Hardt discusses his book, The Art of Smart Thinking and the work of The Biocybernaut Institute. He has dedicated his life in the research and development of brain wave training and has traveled worldwide to study advanced Yogis and Zen masters, explored Christian prayer and contemplation. Dr. James Hardt has developed a technology based on his research into the neurofeedback field. This technology has demonstrated significant effectiveness in healing and transforming core dimensions of personality.

Notes on the Need for Beauty

Artist, writer, and teacher J. Ruth Gendler is committed to the transformational potential of the arts. Her experience with the rhythms of creativity is evidenced by a diverse background in art, writing, publishing, teaching, and lecturing. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Gendler received her B.A. in English and Communications from Stanford University.

Mystic Microsoft: A Journey of Spiritual Transformation in the Halls of High Technology

Kraig Brockschmidt discusses his book, Mystic Microsoft. He one of Microsoft’s most visible technology experts during its major growth years and author of the best-selling programming book Inside OLE. Since completing his inwardly-transforming high-tech career in 1996 he has focused on spiritual service in a variety of forms. He was born and raised in Renton, WA and currently lives in Portland with his wife and son.

Sexual R-Evolution

Brock Noyes speaks about the article “Sexual R-Evolution – Investigating the Biology of Eros.” Brock has lifelong experience in the holistic health field, and serves as a guide for individuals seeking dynamic change. He is also a Portland local, a writer, a musician, and a composer. His private practice, called Pathways to Well Being, includes healing psychophysiology, rapid eye technology, family counseling, therapeutic breathwork, and meditation. Brock’s daily meditation practice has been ongoing for 35 years and he has studied in Nepal under Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, though he does not consider himself a master.