Karl Steyaert • Founder & MetaCatalyst

Karl SteyaertKarl is passionate about co-creating learning experiences and communities that contribute to consciousness, justice, and sustainability. With over 20 years of experience teaching and facilitating groups, he has helped catalyze learning in settings ranging from corporations and university classrooms, to ecovillages and urban gardens.

As a CNVC Certified Trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) he leads trainings in conflict resolution and communication across North America, Europe, and Asia. In addition, he 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.