Social Presencing Theater is practice in several countries around the world, utilizing the criteria set out by Theory U to empower and enable. Below you will find names, contact information, and biography pages for Advanced SPT teachers around the world. Click on an instructors name to see their biography, and contact information. 


Advanced Teachers
Manish Srivastava -- [Pune, IND]

Yuki Inoue [Japan]

North America


Susan Skjei -- [Boulder, CO, USA] 

Susan provides consulting, facilitation, training and coaching in the areas of mindfulness, leadership, strategic planning using the Theory U framework and methodology.

Kate Johnson --  [New York City, USA]

Kate works at the intersections of spiritual practice, social action, and creative expression.

Mery Miquez -- [San Francisco, USA]

Mery's passion is to facilitate transformative learning experiences, where groups get in touch with their highest potential through accessing individual and collaborative creativity.

Adam Yukelson --  [Boston, USA]

Adam Yukelson is an Action Research Fellow at the Presencing Institute where he leads the design and delivery of U.Lab. Additionally, he helps deliver Presencing Institute Labs that aim to create more sustainable and inclusive economies. He has practiced and helped facilitate Social Presencing Theater since 2009. 

Joyce Rankin [Victoria, British Columbia, Canada]

My consulting practice has focused on health care, body work and social enterprise. In addition, I have been teaching Social Presencing Theatre after working with Arawana Hayashi for several years, participating in the Teacher Training Program in Social Presencing Theatre and teaching SPT at the Victoria Shambhala Centre. 

Laura Cronk [Philadelphia, USA]

Laura is Focusing teacher and facilitator. She facilitates a monthly SPT practice group in Philadelphia. She has worked inside of a international company with 60,000 employees and provided leadership to a department of 60 people through a merger and many change projects. She is interested in Theory U and SPT as tools to support social and organizational change. 

Claudia Guerrero [Mexico City, Mexico]

Claudia Guerrero is a professional actress, a graduate of La Casa del Teatro and El Centro Teatral San Cayetano.  Her list of certifications as a yoga teacher include a four-year program in Centered Yoga in Italy with Dona Holleman, seven years at Fundación Herta Rogg in Yoga Center in Mexico City where she earned 800 hours under the Iyengar method, and four years of Vijnana Yoga with Orit Sen Gupta. She completed in 2016 the full advanced program in Social Presencing Theatre with Arawana Hayashi in Hudson, NY.

South America

Eugenio Toland --  [Cochabamba, Bolivia]

My interest is in creating spaces that promote the common good of a society by working with local communities and teams to provide leadership skills and system-thinking attitudes in service to the wider community.

Laura Pastorini [Uruguay]

Laura works as a systemic therapist, organizational consultant, coach and trainer, for integrative personal, organizational and social transformation.

Daniella Ferraz [Sao Paolo, Brazil]

She works as an integral facilitator, designing transformative processes that value and integrate participants’ and groups’ physical, affective, and cognitive dimensions to co-create social innovation.


Julie Arts --  [Belgium]

Julie Arts is an economist, working internationally as a consultant, designing and hosting transition processes and organisational leadership programs, using Theory U.

Daniel Ludevig  -- [Berlin, Germany]

Daniel’s expertise lies in facilitating deep conversations for organizations and systems using a cutting-edge embodiment and creativity approach to address transformational change around culture, communication and strategy. His work is informed through his own facilitation consultancy as well as his training as a professional swing dancer. 

Louise Jorgensen --  [Arhus, Denmark]

Louise works with a starting point in dance, bringing embodiment practices to the field of awareness based social change work.

Pierre Paris --  [France]

I am a french consultant involved in dissemination of collective intelligence and participative governance through development projects, both in France and at international level.

Dieter Van den Broeck -- [Amsterdam, Netherlands]

I am passionate about facilitating social change processes to build multi sectorial/stakeholder platforms and partnerships to create collective action to restore resilient landscapes.

Liv Fabricius [Malmö, Sweden]

Liv has a master’s degree in Quality Management and Leadership, working as an editor and consultant. She combines her academic training with 12 years of meditation practice when facilitating group and change processes to raise awareness of the social field. Liv has participated in the 3 years SPT Master Training Program in Denmark.


Anders Fabricius [Strömsund, Sweden]

Anders woks as a consultant and has specialized in development processes for professionals working in the field of social work and with refugees. The foundation for his SPT practice is a lifelong meditation and martial art training. Anders has participated in the 3 years SPT Master Training Program in Denmark.

Agathe Peltereau-Villeneuve -- [Paris, France]

Agathe (co)facilitates leadership and group transformations through embodied, creative and meditative practices framed according to the U process. 


Manish Srivastava -- [Pune, India]

Manish is a coach, facilitator and an artist. He has applied SPT in diverse contexts with business leaders, government ministers, grassroots women entrepreneurs etc., helping them unleash their highest potential as individuals and as a collective.

Yuki Inoue [Japan]

Yuki has been working for scaling social innovation through her facilitation, consultancy and teaching in Japan and internationally. She provides awareness-based workshops including social presencing theater, mindfulness, person-centered expressive arts for enhancing personal transformation that leads to organizational and systemic social transformation.


Michael Heuermann [Cape Town, South Africa]

Michael is a coach, facilitator and process designer who helps systems shift to greater levels of awareness and well-being, at an individual, group and organisation level. His awareness-based approach is principally informed by Mindfulness, the Thinking Environment™, Theory U, and Social Presencing Theatre (SPT).