Instructor Tui Wilschinsky
Dr. Tui Wilschinsky has been joyously leading the Dances of Universal Peace and facilitating heart opening events for 40 years. He started leading and living at the Lama Foundation, then led while traveling with Ram Dass, and, at present, he teaches in Northern California and internationally, most recently in New Zealand, France, England and at Findhorn in Scotland. He a senior mentor of the Dances of Universal Peace, an Expressive Arts educator and consultant, a teacher of mathematics and science, a permaculture-based bio-ethanol fuel advocate, and a senior teacher within the Ruhaniat Sufi tradition.
Tui has a B.A. in Chemistry and Mathematics, an M.A. in Humanistic/Transpersonal Psychology, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from the California Institute for Integral Studies in Cinema, Psychology, and Sociology.
He has led the Dances while working with Ram Dass, Joanna Macy, Sazaki Roshi, Rabbi Zahlman Schachter, Matthew Fox, and other remarkable beings. He has taught at the Findhorn Foundation and the Shambala Center in Scotland, at the Lama Foundation in New Mexico, at Sonoma State University, the California Institute for Integral Studies, the Person Centered Expressive Arts Institute, the University of Creation Spirituality, New College, The Abode of the Message, at many Waldorf schools, and most recently has toured New Zealand, France, and the UK. Tui seeks to gently subvert the dominant paradigm.
"With a twinkle in his eye, Tui has an incredible capacity to bring people to a very deep place." -Rabbi Jack Gabriel
"Tui is a delightful presence bringing awareness and light to every encounter." - Dr. Deborah Jean