Foundation Board

Michael Plesse  

Philologist, political scientist and body psychotherapist (EABP). He is founder and foundation director of the Future Now Network Foundation (FNNF) and internationally active as trainer, consciousness researcher and initiator of networks and organizations. From 1990 – 2011 co-founder & shareholder of an educational network (Orgoville International).  With his wife Gabrielle St. Clair he developed the body-oriented and transpersonal method Orgodynamik®. For 20 years he has been building an ecological, energy-autonomous settlement project in southern Portugal and since 2004 a seminar center in the Kassel area. Since 2000 he has been teaching a method of essential consciousness work developed by him (Essencia®). Co-founder of Transition Town Kassel (2011). He is engaged as a speaker at congresses and conferences in the intersection of civil society initiatives and methods of inner transformation, as well as in the field of transpersonal and socially engaged research.

Dennis Heydrich  

Body psychotherapist (DGK/EABP), alternative practitioner (psychotherapy) and owner of a practice for body-oriented psychotherapy and coaching in Hannover. He is a mindfulness and awareness trainer as well as Tai Chi & Qi Gong teacher and gives courses and trainings with a focus on mindfulness, resilience and self-empowerment. Furthermore, he accompanies and supports groups and initiatives of change as a Dragon Dreaming Facilitator and is involved in the eco-retreat settlement project Vale de Agua in the south of Portugal.

Günter Bucksteeg  

is the director of Svadipa Institute for Yoga and Meditation in Velbert, he is a yoga and meditation teacher & trainer, Essencia® teacher and Dragon Dreaming trainer

Gabrielle St. Clair  

Dr. Phil., Pedagogy and Soc. ped. grad, Bodypsychotherapist (EABP), training in Biodynamic Psychology (Gerda Boyesen, London), Unitive Psychology (Jay Stattman, Holland), training in Zen and shamanic ritual work, Transpersonal Studies (Richard Moss), Quantum Psychology (Stephen Wolinsky), Consciousness teacher, seminar and training leader, founder of Orgodynamik® (together with Michael Plesse), dissertation and book publication on Orgodynamik®, establishment of the eco-retreat settlement project Vale de Agua, Portugal

Klaus Lorenz  

is a specialist lawyer for tax law in his own office. After his education as Diplom-Finanzwirt (FH) he worked for more than 4 years as a tax clerk at a large tax office in Rhineland-Palatinate. In addition, he has worked part-time as a tax consultant for large business enterprises and as a private lecturer for tax issues at the European-Business-School (ebs) in Oestrich-Winkel. He is trained in Orgodynamics® and Orgodynamic Bodywork.

Foundation Associate for Integration

Monika Paulig

is a alternative practitioner, body psychotherapist and owner of a naturopathic practice in Fritzlar. She is committed to helping displaced and refugee families in her region.