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MMP #22 Mentalism and The Séance with Jason Suran

Jason Suran is a New York based mentalist and performance artist. His unique blend of psychological illusions and immersive storytelling has led him to perform around the world from Haiti to Dubai and on various networks including NBC ESPN, and FOX. Originally from Chicago, Jason first moved east to attend New York University where his interest in non-traditional storytelling steered him towards magic and more specifically … the history and methods of modern psychics. His most recent theatrical project (The Other Side: A Psychological Séance) is an exploration of death, faith and the rise of spiritualism in 19th century America.

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MMP #21 Partnership as a Vehicle for Transformation with Alexandra Stockwell

Alexandra Stockwell, MD is a Physician turned Relationship and Intimacy Expert who is known as The Relationship Catalyst. As a wife of 23 years and a mother of four, she believes the key to passion, fulfillment, intimacy and success in a couple’s relationship isn’t compromise–it’s being unwilling to compromise–because when both people feel free to be themselves, and know how to love and be loved for exactly who they are, the relationship is juicy, nourishing, and deeply satisfying.

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MMP #20 The Wisdom of the Stars with Danielle Caners

Danielle Caners is the pilot of a magnificent space shuttle bringing you on a journey to the depths of the earth, far into the cosmos and back to the core of your being. Her art is the synthesis of an untameable thirst to learn, create, and grow. Her paintings are tapestries of visual codes that reward viewers with new discoveries every time they are revisited – each one embedded with ancestral wisdom, wonder of nature and practical observations of what it is to live a fulfilled life. As an artist, healer, teacher and wild woman, Danielle brings together her many gifts to guide us to self-actualization.

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MMP #19 The Journey Into Darkness with Tani Thole and Leslie Rogers

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Tani Thole and Leslie Rogers have dedicated their lives to the study and exploration of the human psyche and its relationship with the non-material world, through spirituality, psychology, personal development, sexuality, and BDSM. They founded the Light Dark Institute out of a passion for sharing the ways that exploring our dark sides can radically awaken and liberate us from the old patterns that have held us back and kept us in judgement of ourselves and the world around us. Their work has been featured in publications and programs including The Atlantic and MTV, and their teachings are sought after nationally and internationally by those with a desire to awaken their ability to be a full “yes” to everything that is, no matter what it looks like.

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MMP #18 Hardcore Spiritual Dedication with Kara-Leah Grant

Kara-Leah is an internationally-renowned teacher, writer and retreat leader. Millions of people have been impacted by the articles, books and videos she has published over the last ten years. Her passion is liberation in this lifetime through an every day path of dissolving layers of the conditioned mind into deeper and deeper presence.

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MMP #17 Unpacking Tantra with Lauren Searles

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Lauren Searles is a Tantric Love and Sex Coach for evolutionary men and women who desire to Thrive in Love. She empowers change-makers to embody their True Heart Radiance by transmuting their deepest pain into their greatest gift. By knowing your True Worth as a Sovereign Soul, one can connect to their inherent Divinity through Sacred Sex and Romantic Love.

By weaving together both ancient Tantric ideology, as well as modern psychology, her approach in her coaching work is infused with compassion as a super power as she helps people rewire their nervous system to their optimal state.

Check out her website here: https://www.loveangelcoaching.com/

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MMP #16 Life As A Meaningful Story with Dante Garcia

Dante Garcia is a strategist and a co-founder at Story 2 Designs — a design cooperative dedicated to working with progressive projects to make transformation irresistible. Born in Seattle, he grew up being politically active and an artist. In 2015 he was part of the organizing core of Seattle’s resistance to Arctic drilling in the ShellNo campaign.

Today he is a trainer-practitioner at the Center for Story-based Strategy. He values justice, creative self-expression, paradox, historical context, the long game, and joy. You can find him biking across Seattle hills from meeting to meeting and geeking out about a post-capitalist world.

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MMP #15 Awakening Through Intimacy, Brotherhood, and De-Shaming Poop with Joshua Hathaway

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Joshua Hathaway, M.A., is a father, lover and Transformational Trickster devoted building a more beautiful, equitable, and consensual world, one conversation at a time. Through training and coaching individuals, couples, and organizations in exquisite communication and collaboration at MasterYourBullshit.com, he has been championing authentic connection in the bedroom and the boardroom for over a decade.

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MMP #14 The Many Doorways Into Truth with East Forest

East Forest has been the leader of underground ‘sound healing’ ceremonies around the world since 2008. Using music as a tool, he has trailblazed the field of organic tech, building bridges between the digital and natural world. Being fully independent and playing in the private shadows allowed the sound of East Forest to emerge: an emotional and spacious musical lexicon with a sound that took shape out of a practical need to play solo for five to six hours while guiding a room full of listeners in deep meditation.

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MMP #12 BDSM As A Spiritual Path with Cleo Dubois

Cleo is a BDSM coach, ritualist and personal trainer in the kinky arts. She knows consensual erotic power exchanges to be a valid path to self-discovery, intimacy, and healing for those called to explore their kinky desires. She is blessed that her life’s work is now more readily understood.

When willing to bring their kinky desires out of the closet, people forge stronger connections to their partners and find whole new ways to explore and rekindle their sexuality. She is honored to guide couples on their journeys.  She’s brought compassion and intuition to her work, creating safety and trust in every consultation, initiation, and guided play for more than 25 years.  

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MMP #11 Building The Connection Movement with Amy Silverman

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Amy is committed to bringing people together through play, connection, self-expression and creativity. Her passion for human connection, growth and community led her to establish and grow The Connection Movement,  a community that comes together and dives into self-discovery, transformation and deep, earnest connection.

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MMP #9 Sacred Sexuality – An Updated Paradigm with Justin Patrick Pierce

Founder of Sacred, Justin Patrick Pierce works with select spiritual teachers and coaches to help them master their craft and bring their work to the world.

As an international spiritual intimacy teacher and co-author of The Awakened Women’s Guide to Everlasting Love, Justin offers workshops, talks and private trainings with his intimate partner, Londin Angel Winters.

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MMP #8 Secrets to Breaking Plateaus with Chris Sparks

As founder of The Forcing Function, Chris is the right-hand man to dozens of successful entrepreneurs, giving them the systems they need to multiply their productivity and maximize their effectiveness.  After years of deconstructing and distilling the habits of top performers, Chris wrote Inflection Point, his guide to generating a complete shift in life trajectory.  In his days as a professional poker player, Chris was ranked one of the top 20 online poker players in the world.

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MMP #7 Thoughtleadership, Adventures, and Charisma with Derek Loudermilk

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Derek Loudermilk is a Professional Adventurer, Bestselling Author, Speaker, Digital Nomad, Business Coach, Father, founder of AdventureQuest Travel, and Host of The Art of Adventure Podcast. He’s committed to helping people make their lives the most amazing adventure possible!

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MMP #6 Custom-Design Your Relationships and Reality with Arielle Brown

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Arielle Brown is a coach and facilitator with a focus on embodied intelligence and transparent communication skills. She helps people to connect with their authentic desires and boundaries so they can build relationships and realities that support their vision, that foster their self-actualization. She offers comprehensive experiential learning through immersive private coaching, online courses, and in-person workshops focused on evolved relating practices, the energetics of intimacy, and emergent leadership.

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MMP #5 Living at The Teeth of The Wind with Ernest Morrow

Ernest Morrow is a catalyst. His medicine is to support, provoke, love, tease, hold, guide, and do whatever else it takes for you to open your heart and receive the blessing of your own life. His love is fierce and tender and his teachings are sacred and irreverent. He does not intend to get you anywhere because he knows that you just need to learn to relax into exactly where you are. He has guided and held space for hundreds of students over the years and looks forward to meeting you if you want to be fully alive.

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MMP #4 Creativity, Style, and The Divine with Archan Nair

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Archan Nair is a self- taught visual artist, illustrator and Digital Artist, specialising in mixed media, illustration, and digital art based out of Berlin, Germany. His visual expressions are part of a journey which is really influenced by the mysteries of our existence and how every action, emotion, and our interconnectedness in a universal scale sets of a chain of reactions.. which we experience from the micro to the macro scale.

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MMP #3 The Art and Practice of Friendship with Shasta Nelson


Shasta Nelson, M.Div., is a leading friendship expert who is regularly quoted by the media for her leading thoughts on healthy relationships, including  The Today ShowThe New York TimesBusiness Insider, and Real Simple.  She’s the author of two books on healthy relationships: Friendships Don’t Just Happen which is focused on making new friends, and  Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness which focuses on deeper intimacy in our friendships. But her greatest passion is on stage as a professional speaker where she gets to teach and inspire organizations and conferences that want their people to feel more connected in our increasingly disconnected world.

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MMP #2 Money, Addiction, and The Purpose of Life with David Burns

David Burns’ mission is to destroy the separation between business and spiritual practice. He weaves together ancient spiritual modalities and pragmatic productivity and growth strategies into what he calls the “Third Way”—not hiding on the mountaintop, nor losing oneself in the marketplace, but inhabiting both fully. He holds trainings and workshops around the country, and maintains a select roster of 1-on-1 clients. You can read more about his work at thebusinessmonk.com

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MMP #1 The Path of Balance with George Pitagorsky

George Pitagorsky blends Eastern wisdom, mindfulness meditation, systems thinking and non-dual philosophy into a practical approach to living consciously and happily. He has practiced yoga and meditation since the early 1970’s and integrates these disciplines in daily life.

George works as a meditation teacher, multi-disciplinary business consultant, coach, and executive. As author and teacher his work applies mindfulness and wisdom teachings to business and personal life.  

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