Doctor of Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Chemistry, Master's Degree in Biological Sciences, graduated from the International School of Shiatsu, as well as the SAT Program by Dr. Claudio Naranjo.
Facilitator at internal development and self-realization retreats, photographer
, Sun Moo Do martial arts senior instructor of Grand Master Bong Pil Yang lineage (USA), Ashtanga Yoga instructor of David Swenson lineage (USA), and Zhineng Qigong teacher of Master Ming Pang lineage (China).
Michael Yoshpa is engaged in the development and integration of innovative learning systems for children and adults. He is the author and leader of several educational laboratories: MySelf
, Living Science
, Living Dreams
, and Living Myth
, all of which are syntheses of traditional and devised approaches that Michael has developed over the course of many years in study, practice and research. He is founder of Russia's nationwide educational project, Future Now
, as well as Facilitators school
designed for psychologists and interpersonal specialists. He teaches yoga, meditation, Qigong and martial arts, works to develop and organize creative workshops, seminars, retreats, and individualized creative spaces. Michael is also engaged in conflict mediation.
Michael Yoshpa has fifteen years of experience in creating educational spaces, workshops, retreats, and seminars in the USA, Russia, Israel, Slovenia and Ukraine.
At the festival Michael will teach Qigong, LifeStream and creativity laboratories.