Musician, Teacher, Speaker, Peace Maker, Healer, Visionary, Wisdom Keeper. Shine and the Peace Sticks Tribe lead workshops in personal transformation, and world Peace Ceremonies, unlocking human potential, and reconnecting us in balance love and peace to all our relations.
Shine is the co-creator of Peace Sticks, Peaceful Ninjas, Shining Lion and Black Feet Music and the Peace Center Nicaragua. He holds an honors degree in biology and minors in psychology, philosophy, and Spanish.
Shine’s love of surfing, and study of the movement, healing, music and energy traditions of indigenous world cultures has led him on a life-long journey to gather powerful teachings to bring to his practice. He has traveled to over 13 countries, learning five languages, and training in the traditions of Taoism, South American, African and Native American Nations. He is trained as an instructor in yoga and has studied Munay Ki, Chi Gung and Tai Chi sword with Chinese Martial Arts Grand Master Zhou, and trained with the International Council of Indigenous Grandmothers.
Shine has studied widely in the areas of nutrition, positive thinking, stress relief, group dynamics and world peace. After inventing the practice of Peace Sticks with his brother Evan, he began teaching and developing methodologies to awaken life force energy and connect human beings. Many of these methods are rooted in ancient tribal wisdom, and focus on healing human beings, nature, and all our relations. Shine and the Peace Sticks Tribe have led hundreds of World Peace Ceremonies, and the forest of world peace continues to grow exponentially.