Michael Stone is a Los Angeles based Stan Grof Certified Holotropic Breathwork Facilitator who was originally educated in the sciences and business. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from USC. He originally started his career as an employee in a large pharmaceutical company. Despite his success in the corporate world his internal state was not fulfilled. So he decided to follow his intuitive notion and quit his job and create his own business. He has since created, developed and sold several businesses in a variety of different fields. His overall success as an entrepreneur over the past 15 years has allowed him to devote most of his time to following his own spiritual path and also teach what he has learned to others. He has intensively studied numerous spiritual practices which he has incorporated into his daily life. Currently, in addition to organizing and facilitating Stan Grof Holotropic Breathwork workshops in Los Angeles, he is a Certified Massage Therapist, a Shamanic Practitioner and an Entrepreneur and Business Consultant. He is also on staff with Grof Transpersonal Training (GTT) and facilitates at come of their weeklong modules.