Brian works with individuals and groups seeking an integrative, embodied approach to contemplative practice in daily life. He has published several articles and is in the process of writing a book on mindfulness and healing from sexual abuse. He recently submitted for publication a collection of wisdom poems on being single and queer. He earned his BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Naropa University in 2012 with a concentration in Contemplative Psychology, Religion and Performing Arts. His final thesis was titled: Healing Gender Wounds through Dancing Like Men. Brian is a non-monastic member of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing since 2006. He regularly facilitates retreats, offers speakerships, mentors, and guides practice communities in his tradition and beyond. As a performance artist, he is developing an intimate knowing through body-mind research.