PURE HUMAN – About Us
with Gregg Braden
in COSTA RICA
January 23rd – 29th, 2022
“Unleash Your Power to be Extraordinary”
Gregg Braden is a five-time New York Times best-selling author, scientist, international educator and renowned as a pioneer in the emerging paradigm based in science, social policy and human potential.
- His research has led to 15 film credits, 12 award-winning books now published in over 40 languages, and he was a 2020 nominee for the prestigious Templeton Prize, created by Sir John Templeton to recognize living individuals who have “harnessed the power of science to explore the deepest questions of the universe and humankind’s place and purpose within it.”
- He has presented his discoveries in over 34 countries on six continents, and has been invited to speak to The United Nations, Fortune 500 companies and the U. S. military.
- Gregg is a member of scientific and visionary organizations including the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research, The Galileo Society, the Institute of HeartMath’s Global Coherence Initiative, The Arlington Institute, as well as an original signatory of the 2017 Fuji Declaration, the international call to collectively catalyze a timely shift in the course of human history.
HONORS & RECENT AWARD
2019 Conscious Visionary Award – ILLUMINATE Film Festival
“ILLUMINATE awarded Gregg Braden the 2019 Conscious Visionary Award for his contribution and relentless devotion to bridging science, spirituality and human potential, for conceiving ground-breaking ideas and new ways of being, and for leveraging the powerful medium of storytelling to spread his enlightened discoveries.”
Executive Director, ILLUMINATE
World’s Premier Film Festival for Conscious Cinema
The ILLUMINATE Conscious Visionary Award recognizes individuals for their exceptional foresight, creativity, vision and leadership as facilitators of human transformation.
The award, presented annually by the ILLUMINATE Film Festival, honors a pioneer who is awakening, inspiring and empowering humanity, a forward-thinker who catalyzes positive change through mediums such as talks, books, research and courses – and who has chosen to share his/her message through film, contributing to the rising and ever-powerful movement in conscious cinema.
is the co-owner and director of Global Journeys and recently founded “The NeuroTransology Institute” dedicated to bringing positive change to the world. Franco was born in Italy and since his arrival in the U.S., when he was eight, he has continued traveling as part of his life’s mission. He has chosen to devote his life to being in service as a teacher and healer. He is a Yoga Shiromani (teacher of yoga), a ceremonialist, a wellness coach, a massage therapist, a drum-maker, a consultant and director of Peak Empowerment – an organization dedicated to personal, team and organizational development. He loves to be in service to those seeking personal growth and spiritual expansion. One of his commitments in life is to create programs, such as this retreat, that have a vision focused on personal empowerment, transformation, and well being. His role on this retreat is one of support.
is the main organizer and logistic expert of this retreat. Her background in international trade and finance and her attention to details will ensure that this will be a quality experience for all. She is in communication with everyone who is a part of this program and makes sure that all aspects of this endeavor are synchronized. Kay is also in charge of participant wellness and takes care of everyone from the time they register until they are back home. Kay is the co-owner and vice-president of Global Journeys. She provides a wealth of experience in travel and cultural connections. Kay was born and educated in British Guyana, moved to the U.S. and has traveled and worked with people in many European countries, Russia, Egypt, South Africa, British West Indies, and Central America. Her knowledge and connections with various cultures is a wonderful asset as she works with and teaches a variety of people. Her vision of providing service to those in need and doing so in a celebratory way certainly is the foundation of this retreat. She is a Yoga Shiromani (teacher of yoga) in the Sampoorna tradition, and is a student of Sanskrit. She will be leading some of the Yoga sessions on this retreat. Kay’s Hindu practice, knowledge of the Vedic Traditions, experience leading Kirtan, amazing ability to prepare Indian cuisine and Yoga knowledge will be invaluable assets on this retreat.