Karl Steyaert • Founder & MetaCatalyst

Karl SteyaertKarl is passionate about catalyzing learning experiences and organizations that contribute to excellence, consciousness, and global service. With 25 years experience teaching and facilitating in settings ranging from corporations and university classrooms, to ecovillages and urban gardens, he works across North America, Europe, and Asia.

As a CNVC Certified Trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) he leads trainings in conflict resolution and communication, and facilitates Restorative Circles, a community-based approach to restorative justice.

With academic training in Anthropology (B.A. Dartmouth College; M.A. U of Michigan) and Environmental Policy (M.S. U of Michigan), Karl enjoys practicing & sharing ecovillage design, Permaculture, aikido (a nonviolent Japanese martial art), Buddhist meditation, and yoga. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.