Ryan Hoffman

Ryan is an educator from Calgary, motivated to help all people to thrive on their own terms. A student and researcher in the biological sciences, Ryan has a BSc and PhD in Biochemistry, with postdoctoral studies in Biological Physics and Computational Biophysics. His background includes Judaism, amateur hockey and boxing, committed practice of Zen (Soto) and Vipassana (Goenka) meditation, superimposed on twenty years of sometimes-poorly-managed chronic pain challenges.

Ryan has intensively studied the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education since 2010, completing his (800 hour) Practitioner training in 2016. Ryan is humbled by the diversity of human experiences and prioritizes autonomy and consent as he works with individuals of all backgrounds.

  • 2008 PhD, Biochemistry (University of Alberta)
  • 2016 Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego)

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