The Art of Intimacy Team Members


LINDA ZURAK
NY & Amsterdam Assistant

Linda is the co-founder and director of Pinnacle Pilates in London, United Kingdom. She has spent more than 17 years teaching movement and exploring the physical, mental and emotional blocks that keep us from living our full potential; she is a certified Core Energetics Practitioner, and has a private practice in SW London where she is currently involved with Core London, leading workshops and training seminars.

In addition she trained in Landmark Education, NLP, Gyrotonic ® Gyrokinesis ® Body Rolling and Pilates. Linda's current projects include an on-line mentoring/coaching programme and Emotional Anatomy workshops for movement teachers.

David Phillips NY Assistant    David Phillips  is the Founder and President of Energetic Awakenings in Cleveland, OH. He is a leader in mind, body, spirit healing. David works with clients to identify roots causes that prevent them from being their full self and helps them to take actions to achieve personal transformation. His main goal is to help each client  Live Life Fully!  In his private practice, David works with individuals, couples, and groups. He is also a workshop leader and group facilitator for many organizations dealing with challenging topics such as racism, conflict, & LGBTQ cultural competency. David holds his Master of Education from Cleveland State University with a focus on Adult Learning & Development. He is a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner, Reiki Master, and Certified Coach.

David Phillips
NY Assistant

David Phillips is the Founder and President of Energetic Awakenings in Cleveland, OH. He is a leader in mind, body, spirit healing. David works with clients to identify roots causes that prevent them from being their full self and helps them to take actions to achieve personal transformation. His main goal is to help each client Live Life Fully! In his private practice, David works with individuals, couples, and groups. He is also a workshop leader and group facilitator for many organizations dealing with challenging topics such as racism, conflict, & LGBTQ cultural competency. David holds his Master of Education from Cleveland State University with a focus on Adult Learning & Development. He is a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner, Reiki Master, and Certified Coach.

Hannah Neighbour NY Assistant    Hannah Neighbour  is the founder of Creatrix, an online community supporting women in, and holding them accountable to, their every-day creativity. She has been inspired by years of being in women's groups/workshops, a peer-led women's writing group, a background in theatre, and training in Core Energetics. Hannah recently left her office day job and city living behind in order to embrace a more embodied and creative life. She is passionate about supporting others in bringing their hearts, voices, and work out into the world. Among her favorite moments in life are those of meeting and connecting through movement on the dance floor – revealing one soft animal to another. Hannah has a BA in Theatre Arts and is a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner. She is currently splitting her time between New York and New Mexico.

Hannah Neighbour
NY Assistant

Hannah Neighbour is the founder of Creatrix, an online community supporting women in, and holding them accountable to, their every-day creativity. She has been inspired by years of being in women's groups/workshops, a peer-led women's writing group, a background in theatre, and training in Core Energetics. Hannah recently left her office day job and city living behind in order to embrace a more embodied and creative life. She is passionate about supporting others in bringing their hearts, voices, and work out into the world. Among her favorite moments in life are those of meeting and connecting through movement on the dance floor – revealing one soft animal to another. Hannah has a BA in Theatre Arts and is a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner. She is currently splitting her time between New York and New Mexico.


 
Mikaal Bates NY Guest Teacher    Mikaal Bates  is a Leader of Men, Warrior for Women, Friend and Ally to designations all, devoted to helping Humans bring out the Truth of Who they really Are.  Mikaal is a practitioner of Tantric Polarity, Breath-work and Meditation. He is a Life Coach & Relationship Consultant, a Ritual Creator, Actor, Writer, Diet & Exercise Trainer, and Professional Holder of Space. He works 1-on-1 with a glorious array of Humans, and creates workshops and seminars ranging from Male Rites of Passage, Gender Dynamics, Healing the Masculine-Feminine Dynamic, and Trauma Mediation everywhere, NYC to LA, Portland to Burning Man. He regularly travels to Los Angeles to train and assist with a pantheon of Beloved Teachers.

Mikaal Bates
NY Guest Teacher

Mikaal Bates is a Leader of Men, Warrior for Women, Friend and Ally to designations all, devoted to helping Humans bring out the Truth of Who they really Are.

Mikaal is a practitioner of Tantric Polarity, Breath-work and Meditation. He is a Life Coach & Relationship Consultant, a Ritual Creator, Actor, Writer, Diet & Exercise Trainer, and Professional Holder of Space. He works 1-on-1 with a glorious array of Humans, and creates workshops and seminars ranging from Male Rites of Passage, Gender Dynamics, Healing the Masculine-Feminine Dynamic, and Trauma Mediation everywhere, NYC to LA, Portland to Burning Man. He regularly travels to Los Angeles to train and assist with a pantheon of Beloved Teachers.

Eivind Figenschau Skjellum Amsterdam & NY Guest Teacher    Eivind Figenschau Skjellum  created RYIT while in the midst of a profound initiation due to chronic health issues, death of family members and the loss of everything that had given his identity form. He then discovered how to take men on a similar journey in just three months, and with way more support than he himself had. Eivind is an internationally recognized expert in the field of archetypes and masculine psychology, a true visionary and trailblazer, and a leading figure in the Circling scene.

Eivind Figenschau Skjellum
Amsterdam & NY Guest Teacher

Eivind Figenschau Skjellum created RYIT while in the midst of a profound initiation due to chronic health issues, death of family members and the loss of everything that had given his identity form. He then discovered how to take men on a similar journey in just three months, and with way more support than he himself had. Eivind is an internationally recognized expert in the field of archetypes and masculine psychology, a true visionary and trailblazer, and a leading figure in the Circling scene.