Brian Kimmel
Brian Otto Kimmel

Helping deeply caring people achieve freedom and flow

Biography
Brian lives in Colorado. He is a longtime, ordained student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, and has toured internationally to France, Indonesia, Vietnam, and in the United States with his community. He teaches mindfulness meditation in secular and Buddhist settings often incorporating his original songs from the heart and contemplative dance/movement explorations. Wellness professional by trade, Brian has earned several degrees in the healing arts and is a graduate student of Somatic Counseling Psychology at Naropa University. In 2012, he was a recipient of his alma mater's, Priscilla Inkpen Award for inclusive and compassionate social action. Incorporating many fields of expertise, his integrative, body/mind approach guides groups and individuals toward discovering authentic, artful paths of mindfulness in their daily lives. Engaging in this way lessens the harmful impacts of accumulated stress, nurturing deep connection and peace. Events

Music
Services
Wellness Retreats, Workshops, Speakerships, Coaching and Mentoring for the Five and Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings, Young Adults, LGBTQIA, Survivors of Abuse
 
Expertise Individual & Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills:
Dialogue, Mediation, Motivational Interviewing, Peer Mentoring, Restorative Justice

Contemplative

Order of Interbeing, (2006-present)
Shambhala Training - Level 5
Prison Dharma Network - Path of Freedom Facilitator

Somatic
Contemplative Dance Practice Facilitator & Teacher, trained with Barbara Dilley & Katharine Kaufman (2009-2012)
Somatic Experiencing - Level 1
Pilates & Yoga Instructor

Therapeutic
Licensed Massage Therapist - CO
Reiki - Master Level
Sound Healer
 
Products The Biomat Company  
Contact 702.461.8422 US
retreats@briankimmel.com
 

©2014 Brian Otto Kimmel
Photo by Shundo