Michael Stone began his career as a corporate Organizational Development Consultant, Communications Specialist, and Leadership Trainer. He is a shamanic practitioner and ULC minister who has been teaching and leading transformational workshops for over 40 years. Michael’s consulting company, Mastery of Management International (MMI), is focused on bringing heart and meaning into the workplace. For over 25 years he worked with Fortune 500 companies, NGOs and social profit institutions throughout Europe and North America. Since leaving the corporate speaking and training circuit Michael has become a producer/broadcaster with KVMR, and moderates an award winning show called Conversations: Possibilities and Perspectives on Local and Global Issues. His show is an author’s showcase, which focuses on Environmental Restoration, Spiritual Fulfillment, Community Organizing, Health and Wellness and Social Justice Issues. He is also a journalist who contributes to numerous publications, including his own e-newsletter, The Well of Light.
Michael is a graduate of Sandra Ingerman’s Shamanic Teacher training and has been trained in many different shamanic modalities. He has extensive somatic movement training and has completed teacher trainings in Trance Dance, Soul Motion, and Gabrielle Roth’s Five Rhythms. He has brought his training in communications, gestalt, gender reconciliation, meditation, movement, shamanism, psychology, and philosophy together for a totally unique approach to in depth personal, relational, and organizational coaching and teaching.