About Darrell Calkins

Darrell Calkins teaches, lectures and leads seminars and retreats on human potential and personal development around the world. He has more than 40 years of experience working in highly diverse and complex social, religious, cultural and political contexts. His classes and seminars have covered a spectrum that ranges from conflict resolution skills for therapists and clergy to creative stress management for terminally ill children to humor and mysticism in Asian philosophies. He has served as a mentor and consultant for teachers, artists, athletes, public speakers, negotiators and others in high-performance professions. His background includes studies in philosophy, comparative religions and psychology at UC Berkeley and Yale, as well in-depth training in Zen, martial arts, yoga and related disciplines. Darrell Calkins is the author of numerous essays, newsletters and two books: Re: and In the Midst of Things.


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Audio excerpts from seminars and retreats with Darrell Calkins are available here and on the CobaltSaffron website, and may be downloaded through iTunes and Amazon.