About The Teachers
Thomas Hübl is an internationally recognized contemporary spiritual teacher of uncompromising clarity, compassion, and illumination. His work integrates the essence of the great wisdom traditions, modern scientific understanding, and his own personal path. Through immediate transmission and ongoing training, he guides people to a deeper level of self-awareness and personal responsibility. His methods offer a radical transcendence of the egoic worldview, opening the doorway to a profound life of authentic expression, service and alignment with the Absolute.
Thomas founded the Academy of Inner Science in 2008 to create a space for the exploration of contemporary mysticism and contribute to a culture of awakening. The Academy’s programs focus on both personal transcendence and an active engagement with the global challenges facing humanity in today’s postmodern world.
Thomas also holds an annual summer Celebrate Life Festival in northern Germany, as well as other large events dedicated to healing collective shadows, particularly the continuing cultural trauma from from the Nazi era.
Thomas has dedicated his life to exploring consciousness and supporting people worldwide in their own journeys. His associates and students value his special gift for seeing deeply into others, along with his capacity for supporting others in revealing, applying, and practically expressing timeless wisdom. Thomas’ web site is http://www.thomashuebl.com.
What People Are Saying About Thomas
“Thomas is the “real deal”. I feel like I am in Divine Presence when I am with Thomas. Further, he invites us to develop our skill and senses to go deeper into We space. I love his sense of humor, the small group exercises and the deep work that Thomas leads and encourages in our small groups.” –Michael Ray
“Thomas’ weeklong intensive was amazing! It is rare to find someone that has a deep conceptual understanding of the nature of reality – both manifest and unmanifest. Even rarer is finding someone that embodies such depth and it is even rarer to find someone that is able to communicate in a way where truth is experienced by others in a way that invites transformation. Engaging with Thomas and his team over just a few days has impact me, my wife and a number of us who attended in a way that has opened the door that once was once elusive.” –David Graffy
“What a relief to come across a teacher who is fully holding the transcended space known as enlightenment and also working with people on the personal and interpersonal levels. He has an incredible gift for reading people’s energetic fields and an ability to communicate effectively where the energy is blocked. The whole approach is that the energy field of the gathering is the “higher intelligence”, so the focus of the meetings is not so much on his individual state. This is quite different from a lot of teachers I have met who like to present themselves as the main event rather than a facilitator in co-created field. The retreat I attended was a wonderful mixture of meditation, question and answer, small group discussion, dancing and sound tonings. Thomas’s approach opened the door for me to go back and start looking and dealing with areas of the personal development that were stuck, area’s that I was not particularly conscious of. Since meeting him I have let go of my fixation with holding onto non-dual states and have become willing to go back and work on personal issues, as a result of this process deeper spaces seem to be continually opening. I am very grateful to have come across this work.” –Peter
“I felt deeply seen by Thomas: my structure, my shadows and my potential. Under his guidance, I saw that all of it was OK, all of it acceptable, all of it a step towards more development, more integration, more contribution. His approach is direct, intense, yet he knows when to be gentle, patient, where there is a wound or when to respect that the best thing to do now is to stop. He speaks from what is present now. What needs to be seen now. What needs to be said now. In the sangha he creates around him he teaches and makes us realize that we all have these abilities to deeply see others and open up to be seen. It takes commitment and practice, but that’s why we’re here. Tasting this deep level of connection with myself and with others was a revelation to me. That’s the new humanity I want to be part of and co-create.” –Marielle
“Thomas Hübl opens the gates of an amazing and powerful WE that is alive and that organically moves where it needs to move tapping with intensity in the Unknown. I feel at home. I deeply resonate with what Thomas is helping us to trust. I profoundly trust in the space he creates to make Creativity, God to express itself through me; with a knowing that I am in the right field where I merge with more of us in a shared commitment to keep evolving, expanding and to keep designing a more evolved, All New Universe. Thomas Hübl is Spirituality in High Definition.” –Yolanda Valencia
“Thomas shows us what is possible in becoming more authentic, transparent, and how to relate with each other in ways that allow the shadows to be revealed and released. He is an true embodiment of our potential capacities and masterfully guides the group towards greater freedom and human potential. His ability to transmit deep wisdom and facilitate the group field with precision and clarity is truly remarkable. In 5 days many participants gained awareness of shadow material and began to transform in significant ways. The group field was open, playful, and supportive. I have been on the spiritual journey for many years and am a teacher and psychotherapist. I was inspired by Thomas and am grateful to have experienced his teaching.” –Eva
“Thomas provides a clear, clean, entrance to exploring interpersonal space, deeply connecting, seeing, being seen, and approaching shadow, all in an integrated format. The container of the group is profoundly supportive and allows both personal and interpersonal openings and growth. I’ve also seen that this work keeps on growing months after the retreat for myself and others whom I’ve seen.” –Rebecca Stauffer
“I’ve just recently been introduced to Thomas’ work and have had the honor of participating in a circle devoted to Transparent Communication. I’ve been meditating for 40 years, studied integral philosophy for 20 years and been deeply studying Sri Aurobindo for the last ten and this work with transparency is the living vehicle for everything I’ve worked with. All the theories come alive in present time. Everything comes together, tangible, transmissible, applicable to life as it is. It is truly a stunningly simple and appropriate model.” –Kathryn Ehnebuske
“Thomas’ work gives the possiblitiy to join the transpersonal competence, the integration with shadow work and developing potentials in the different possibilities of intelligence. The intensive practice with ‘transparent communication’ which works also intra-, inter- and transpersonal gives us an excellent tool to be more awake and present in our daily live and creativity expression. ‘There awakes a deep love and joy in my heart when I realize that God emit his sparks through more then me and you.’” –Susanne Ahlendorf
“I cannot imagine a more authentically transformative path than the mystical principles and teachings that I have learned with Thomas and have now begun to embody. The impact of this in my life and work has been and continues to be explosive, These are the teachings we need for ourselves and for our societies of today and tomorrow,” –Stephen Busby
“The work of Thomas is like a missing link, bringing together the experience of mere being and yet having an explicit focus on evolution of mankind, counsciousness also on a collective level, including all worldly aspects. It is a great pleasure for me to see people in his ongoing groups develope on a broad level, unfolding their potentials, taking responsability beyond their personal realms and beeing a gift to the world. –Viele Grüße Clara
“Thomas gave me is a genuine curiosity to find out who I am and what can I be. He is high tech spiritual teacher. His words are like a laser cutting the nonsense of my conditioning, they touched my heart in a gentle and embracing way. It feels good to be commited with my spiritual practices because now they are integrated in my day to day. I feel more grounded in myself, more relax in my spiritual path and I feel a deep gratitude because my spiritual flame is burning big time!” –Christina Madariaga
Terry Patten is a leading voice in the emerging fields of integral evolutionary leadership and spirituality. In his cutting-edge writings, talks, and teachings, he not only inspires transcendental awakening, love, and freedom, but also calls us to accept and incarnate our full humanity. This expresses itself in a profound sense of purpose, spiritual inspiration, and evolutionary activism.
He worked with Ken Wilber and a core team at Integral Institute to develop Integral Life Practice, which distills ancient and modern practices into an intelligent contemporary transformational lifestyle.
He hosts the acclaimed teleseminar series, Beyond Awakening: The Future of Spiritual Practice, which has spawned a large international community. There, he has held a series of groundbreaking conversations with leading edge spiritual teachers ranging from Ken Wilber to Ram Dass, from Andrew Cohen to Adyashanti, and from Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev to Steve McIntosh on how spiritual practice is evolving to help conscious individuals rise to the evolutionary challenges of our global crises.
Terry is a faculty member in the Integral Executive Leadership programs at Notre Dame University, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Integral Theory and Practice, and serves on the board of the Wellsprings Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. He holds degrees from the University of Michigan and John F. Kennedy University.
Earlier, for 15 years, he lived immersed in a life of intensive spiritual practice in the monastic setting of Vision Mound Seminary with the great spiritual master Adi Da Samraj. There, he was a founding editor of the award-winning Laughing Man magazine. Upon leaving that ashram he founded the catalog company Tools For Exploration, which defined the field of consciousness technologies. While at the helm of Tools, he co-developed a series of biofeedback devices and psychoacoustic recordings, including the Institute of HeartMath’s original widely-used heart-rate variability monitor.
Terry is also a social entrepreneur involved in supporting restorative redwood forestry. As an entrepreneur and consultant he has worked for almost thirty years to help leaders bring higher consciousness into practical actions that transform complex human systems. He is also a teacher, coach and consultant who travels widely, challenging and connecting leading-edge individuals and organizations worldwide.
An Integral coach, consultant, teacher, and author of four books, Terry lives in Marin County near San Francisco, CA. He is the senior writer and co-author, with Ken Wilber, Adam Leonard, and Marco Morelli, of Integral Life Practice: A 21st-Century Blueprint for Physical Health, Emotional Balance, Mental Clarity, and Spiritual Awakening. His personal web sites are http://beyondawakeningseries.com and http://integralspiritualpractice.com.
What People Are Saying About Terry
“The ISP course has helped me immensely, including by vividly clarifying for me how to make the transition from seeker to practitioner. It helped me to make ILP (both the kit and the book) more concrete, actionable and rounded, for myself. I’m inspired by the material. I love the 3D workout. My wife reports that when I do my daily practice, she notices an obvious difference in my attitude and conduct. My life coach has reported “a new glow” emanating from me. My wife much prefers my improved way of interacting with her. It’s my aspiration to act in a more compassionate way – and I find that doing my daily practice helps me to more fully realize my compassionate intention. I find the 3D workout helps me to loosen up, physically; to deepen into appreciation; and to center; spiritually. I’m certain that participating in this course contributed positively to the enthusiastic reception of my leadership of an introductory, weekend retreat on ILP for the church that my family and I attend.” –David Axel
“Terry is clearly one of the leading edge evolutionary thinkers of our time. He brings a wide open heart and purity of intention that is rare to find in such teachers these days. I am eternally grateful for all he has contributed to my open personal growth and development.” –Mark Botvinick
“When I started the [Integral Spiritual Practice] course I was going through a major life transition – divorce. I was feeling quite despondent and looking for some spiritual guidance. This course gave me the inner compass I needed and much more – developing more clarity in my relationship to life, and a more developed sense of purpose.” –Russel Sher
“The benefits of this [Integral Spiritual Practice] course are many, but an area that is very dear and important to me, carrying through every moment of my day is the groundedness I’ve come to experience. After two knee replacements and extensive therapy I previously and literally didn’t have the experience of standing and feeling the security of the “ground always there” beneath me. Now after doing the 3-D workout these months, sometimes needing to modify things for my own body—also learned in this course through balancing the masculine and feminine energy–I now stand in tears when, near the end of the workout Terry says, “connect to the earth and the sky” Not only do I stand in awe of my grounded physical body but I experience, in that moment, the energy body and the witness or the 3-Ds, the three dimensions joined to support me and thus the tears of joy.” –Connie Nagel
“I think if this [Integral Spiritual Practice Course] is something you are ready for, you could not not find a better companion on the journey. It is based in both research and experience, generated by someone who is at the leading edge of the field. The format is accessible, highly informative, personal and interactive.” –Helen Henry
“Terry Patten’s application of Integral Theory to one’s daily routine was life changing for me. It provided a container and framework for understanding all the disparate seekings of my life up until now, organized them all and gave them a blessing. Then inspired me to shift from being, as Terry put it, a seeker to a practitioner.” –Juanita Ramsey
“If you feel you are truly ready to commit to meaningful, yet adaptable daily practices that will set you on course toward a life of higher purpose, transitioning from spiritual seeker to an integral spiritual practitioner, and be an active co-a life of higher purpose, transitioning from spiritual seeker to an integral spiritual practitioner, and be an active co-creator of conscious evolution, Integral Spiritual Practice lays out the essential foundation in just a few short weeks. The scope of the content and amount of materials in written, audio and video form are worth much more than the price of the course, not including extras such as live lectures from amazing special guests and Q&A’s with Terry Patten himself. Affordable, customizable, and profoundly relevant and motivating.” –Kriste Brushaber
“The 3-D workout has given me a wonderful way to balance, open, connect and energize myself each morning. It has the effect of “bringing me back together” again each morning, giving me clarity and centeredness for the day. The 8 session “Lectures” have offered inspiration, insight, intellectual and spiritual adventure, clarity, support and joy. I have been deeply moved by the degree of synthesis, astuteness, broad spectrum inclusion and integration of so many paths and modalities it almost bolls me over. . . I receive it as your life’s work, an opus. Grace exudes from what you have given. The guided meditations have offered the grounding and practice for living more deeply into what you share as your knowingness. I so enjoy the beauty and poignancy of their words and invitations into direct knowing. The caliber and degree of organization of the materials is quite astonishing and very heartening.” –Loren Swift
“I feel solid about having a morning practice that I am committed to. I have a deeper skill on how to be compassionate with myself, no matter what. I am able to be more present with myself when I am not feeling well. Also, I have a new skill of being able to be present with the Awareness, able to evoke a valuable state with greater ease. This [Integral Spiritual Practice] course is very rich and comprehensive. Terry does an amazing, wonderful job of integrating and distilling so many things into what he teaches. I was amazed about Terry’s dedication to answering all questions. He was amazingly patient, compassionate, and clear with everyone.” –Rick Frank
“This [Integral Spiritual Practice] course covers so many areas and answers so many questions – if applied, growth is inescapable. Terry Patten, the instructor, has an incredible knowledge of “everything” and has obviously put his heart and love into this project and the honest manner in which he presents his material brings both a lightness and an intensity to the entire course. Definitely looking forward to his future projects.” –Jeanette Meyer
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