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Experience

Boom Festival Ceremonies

In 2023, I had the privilege of facilitating two ceremonies at the Boom Festival. One was a collaborative effort with Amore Momo, leading a Sufi Ecstatic Dance, and the other was an honor to close the meditation stage with my personally developed Chakra Breathwork meditation. Both experiences were among the…Read More

Moving to South Portugal

In April 2022, I began exploring Portugal and, during attending Boom Festival that year, I decided to make it my home.

Challenging #ParadigmX Podcast Host

In late 2019, I began the production of two seasons of my podcast, “Challenging ParadigmX.” which was first published in April 2020.

Hypnotherapy with Albert Nerenberg

Having gained extensive experience in trance journeys over the years, I did hypnosis training under Albert Nerenberg while further deepening my knowledge through courses with Mike Mandel.

TEDx Speech

In 2019, I was privileged to serve as the closing speaker at TEDx Klagenfurt: The AI Revolution Is Beyond Our Matrix  

Shamanic Retreat – La Gomera, Canary Islands

Following my separation from my ex-wife, I embarked on a three-month retreat on La Gomera to rediscover myself. It was during this period that I met a shaman and participated in an intense three-week retreat, engaging deeply with sacred medicines for the first time.

Founder of Göttergarten – The First European CBD-Dispensary

In 2016, I was a co-founder of Göttergarten, Europe’s first CBD dispensary. Following this, I spearheaded the initiation of Europe’s first scientific study on the use of CBD, a collaborative effort involving BioBloom and Caritas.

Founder of Metamorphosers Consultaning

In 2015, I established my first company, focusing on collaborations with unique individuals on projects aimed at achieving true metamorphosis.

Systemic Trainings and Family Constallation Work

From 2005 to 2014, I engaged in a range of trainings and seminars focusing on systemic and family constellation work. My education in this field was extensive, including participation in: SSA Training under Siegfried Essen Family constellation work with Bert and Sophie Hellinger Constellation work at the SySt Institut with…Read More

Desert Retreat – Morocco

I took part in a ten-day expedition through the Moroccan desert, under the guidance of a counselor. This journey stands out as one of the most significant experiences I had encountered to that point. It provided me with a unique opportunity to connect with my higher self on a deeper…Read More

Organisation Development & Coaching

In 2013, I concluded a three-year mentorship program with Rolf Fink, which was an intensive and personalized one-on-one training process.

Transpersonal Psychology, Psychotherapy and Holotropic Breathwork (four year training)

Between 2008 and 2012, following my earlier training in various types of yogic breathwork, I underwent a four-year professional education in transpersonal psychology, psychotherapy, and holotropic breathwork at the ÖATP/IHTP under Sylvester Walch in Austria. This intensive training not only provided me with a deep education but also laid the…Read More

Founder of Dana Health Center

In 2012, along with my partner Farnaz, I established Dana Center, a space dedicated to offering meditation, yoga, and breathwork sessions.

Organisation Developer and Coach at Fulcrum Consulting

In 2010, I began working full-time in the “old world” for a company where I had previously completed smaller tasks. My mission was to introduce new paradigms into this traditional environment.

Shamanic Sound Therapy with Peter Nezval

In 2009, I completed a one-year training program led by Peter Nezval, primarily centered around Tibetan singing bowl therapy. This training also incorporated various other aspects of sound and frequency therapy.

Master of Science in Counselling – specialized in Holotropic Breathwork and Transpersonal Psychology

In 2009, I graduated from ARGE Bildungsmanagement, which partnered with Sigmund Freud University in the field of counseling. My Master’s thesis focused on Transpersonal Psychology and Holotropic Breathwork, positioning me as one of the first individuals in Europe to conduct scientific studies on breathwork.

A Barefoot Doctor’s Journey Ends

In 2008, my profoundly transformative journey as a barefoot doctor concluded. This adventure had taken me to Thailand, Iran, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Germany, and the USA. Upon returning to Austria, I began to establish a new life, carrying with me the profound changes and insights gained during my travels.…Read More

Transpersonal Retreat with Stanislav Grof and Jack Kornfield, USA

In 2007, I received a scholarship to attend a transpersonal training and retreat led by Stanislav Grof and Jack Kornfield. This experience profoundly shaped the direction of my life, leading me to pursue in-depth studies in transpersonal psychology and psychotherapy.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Bodywork with Achim Eckert

From 2005 to 2007, I underwent a mentorship training in Traditional Chinese Medicine and bodywork under Achim Eckert, which significantly deepened my understanding and practice of everything I had learned previously.

Osho Ashram Retreat – Puna, India

In 2007, I had the opportunity to stay twice at the Osho Ashram in Pune, where I immersed myself deeply in spiritual practice through an Osho Retreat.

Sathya Sai Baba Retreat, Puttaparthi, India

While traveling in India, I did a retreat in Puttaparthi, where I had profound interactions with close disciples of Sai Baba and eventually him. These interactions had a major impact on the direction of my life.

Amma Retreat – Kollam, India

My time at Amma’s ashram was brief, yet it included a significant encounter that ultimately guided me towards Sathya Sai Baba.

Goenka Vipassana Retreat, Kochin, India

I took part in a 10-day Vipassana silent retreat, where I experienced samadhi for the second time and underwent profound epiphanies.

Diploma in Acupuncture at the Open International University of Complementary Medicines, Sri Lanka

During my time in Sri Lanka, I worked at the Anton Jayasuriya Memorial Hospital, specializing in acupuncture, and pursued studies at the Open International University of Complementary Medicines. My efforts in treating numerous patients with chronic issues through innovative treatments earned me not only a diploma in acupuncture but also…Read More

Sufi Retreat – Iran

On my second trip to Iran, I had a deeply transformative encounter with a Sufi mystic. This journey not only led me to explore the intricate beauty of Sufi traditions through music and poems but also took me to the sacred sites of revered figures like Hafez and Saadi, among…Read More

Anapanasati Retreat at Sanghathan Tempel, Thailand

I engaged in my first silent retreat at Wat Sanghathan in Thailand, delving deeper into my meditation practice.

Yoga Teacher Training

I completed a one-month yoga teacher training course with Agama Yoga on Koh Phangan.

A Barefoot Doctor’s Journey Starts

In 2006, I embarked on a two-year journey around the world, taking me through numerous countries where I worked, studied, and immersed myself in diverse life experiences. This journey included visits to ashrams, temples, and various institutions.

Psychotherapeutic Propaedeutic

From 2003 to 2006, I undertook the psychotherapeutic propaedeutic at the University of Vienna, a foundational component of psychotherapy education. Following my round-the-world trip, I continued to specialize in transpersonal psychology and holotropic breathwork.

Certified Shiatsu Practitioner

In 2003, at the start of my journey into spiritual work and life, I began a three-year training program in shiatsu with Eduard Tripp and Stephan Hilpert at Shiatsu Austria.

Coach & Counselor

From 2003 to 2006, I completed my foundational training in coaching and counseling at pro Mente Vienna.

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Traning

I underwent three years of Tai Chi and Qi Gong courses under the guidance of Master Jian Li.

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics & Economics

In 2003, I completed my Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. Additionally, I spent a period studying at the Université de Neuchâtel in Switzerland as part of the ERASMUS program.

Tibetan Buddhist Epistemology – First Meditation Experiences

During my Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of East Anglia, I was fortunate to take a course in Tibetan Buddhist Epistemology. The most enlightening part of my academic journey, this course was expertly guided by Alan Malachowski. His teachings not only deepened my understanding of…Read More