Tom has devoted his life to the study and practices of human development. For over 30 years he has been a coach, facilitator and trainer, working powerfully with over 200,000 people from many cultures with diverse backgrounds, from corporate executives to youth at risk, yoga teachers to athletes. Tom draws from the fields of somatics, interpersonal communication, experiential learning, energy work and the martial arts in his work with people, seamlessly blending a variety of tools and practices to contribute powerfully to his clients. He is widely known for his skill in coaching people through transition and change to evolve into the next best expression of themselves in the world.
Tom earned a B.A in Communication from the University of California at Berkeley in 1965 and a M.A in Interpersonal Communication from San Diego State University in 1969. Tom is an active athlete and water sportsman, achieving his black belt in aikido at the age of 65. In addition to his coaching and consulting work, Tom is co-founder of Real Evolution Yoga, a unique blend of yoga, transformation and somatic methodologies and a powerful vehicle for generating new possibilities and achieving profound results.