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A Few of Our Previous Speakers & Instructors

Authors

*David Baldacci
*Barbara Taylor Bradford, author of A Woman Of Substance
*Ray Bradbury, author of The Martian Chronicles
*Betty Friedan, author of The Feminine Mystique, The Fountain of Age
*Jane Goodall, author of My Life With the Chimpanzees and Reason To Hope
*Spalding Gray, author of Swimming to Cambodia
*Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump
*Joseph Heller, author of Catch-22
*Anne Lamott, author of Bird By Bird, Operating Instructions, Traveling Mercies
*Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun, Bella Tuscany
*Jay McInerney, author of Bright Lights, Big City
*James Redfield, author of The Celestine Prophecy
*Sidney Sheldon, author of The Other Side of Midnight, The Sky is Falling
*Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., author of Slaughterhouse Five
*Norman Mailer

Business Experts

*Donald Trump
*Russell Simmons, Def Jam Records, Phat Farm Clothing
*Robert Allen, author of Creating Wealth
*Richard Bolles, author of What Color is Your Parachute
*Herb Cohen, author of You Can Negotiate Anything
*Harry Dent, author of The Roaring 2000s Investor
*Mark Victor Hansen, motivational speaker & author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
*Jay Conrad Levinson, author of Guerilla Marketing
*Harvey Mackay, founder Mackay Envelopes, author of Swim with the Sharks
*Suze Orman, author The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, The Courage to be Rich
*J. Peterman, chair and CEO of The J. Peterman Co.
*Lillian Vernon, founder & CEO of Lillian Vernon Corp.
*Michael Viner, President/CEO of Dove Entertainment
*Mel & Patricia Ziegler, founders of Banana Republic and Republic of Tea
*George Zimmer, founder of Men’s Wearhouse
*Stanley Mason, inventor of Velcro
*Pete Peterson, CEO of Blackstone Group

Film

*Allison Anders, screenwriter, Grace of My Heart and Gas, Food, Lodging
*Clive Barker, writer/director/producer
*Frank Darabont, director/producer/screenwriter, The Green Mile
*Paul Dooley, actor
*Robert Evans, producer of The Godfather
*Syd Field, author, screenwriter, script consultant, producer
*Robert McKee, screenwriter
*Elliott Gould, actor Friends
*Arthur Hiller, Pres. of Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
*Charlton Heston, Oscar-winning actor, Planet of the Apes
*Henry Jaglom, writer, director of Eating
*Janet Leigh, actress, Psycho
*Jerry Lewis, legendary film actor
*Richard Masur, Screen Actors Guild president
*Michael Medved, host of Sneak Preview
*James Moll, Oscar-Winning documentary filmmaker, The Last Days
*Lynda Obst, producer of Contact and Sleepless in Seattle
*Gary Ross, screenwriter/director, Pleasantville
*Steve Tisch, producer of Forrest Gump
*Kirk Douglas, Oscar-winning actor, Spartacus
*Anthony Quinn, actor, Revenge
*Paul Sorvino, actor, Goodfellas
*Kevin Bacon, actor, Footloose, Apollo 13
*Jay Mohr, actor, Jerry McGuire
*Sally Field, actress, Steel Magnolia
*Jill Clayburgh, actress
*Richard Dreyfuss, actor, Mr. Holland’s Opus

Fitness/Health/Healing/Nutrition

*Deepak Chopra
*Larry Dossey, author of Healing Power of Prayer
*Dr. John McDougall, nutrition pioneer & author
*Dr. Earl Mindell, nutrition expert & author
*Carolyn Myss, author Anatomy of the Spirit
*Christine Northrup, M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
*Dr. Dean Ornish, author of Reversing Heart Disease
*Susan Powter, fitness guru, Stop the Insanity!
*Dr. Barry Sears, medical pioneer & author of The Zone
*H. Leighton Steward, author, Sugar Busters
*Dr. Andrew Weil, author of Spontaneous Healing
*Dr. Aurthur Janov, Primal Scream founder and author
*Tony Little, “Americas Personal Trainer”
*Dr. Judith Orloff, author of Second Sight; psychiatrist and psychic
*Gary Null, health-and-fitness expert, and best-selling author

Internet/New Media

*Jonathan Shapiro, VP Business Development, Doubleclick
*Jerry Colonna, founding partner, Flatiron Partners
*Thomas R. Evans, CEO, GeoCities
*Dave Kansas, Editor-in-Chief, TheStreet.com
*Scott Kurnit, founder/ CEO, About.com
*Todd Krizelman & Stephan Paternot, founders/CEO’s, theglobe.com
*Felicia Lindau, Founder/CEO, Sparks.com
*Lee Nadler, CEO and President, Digital Pulp
*Craig Newmark, founder, Craigslist
*Dan Pelson, CEO, Concrete Media
*Stuart Skorman, founder, Reel.com
*David Talbot, founder, Salon.com
*Ann Winblad, co-founder, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
*Josh Harris, Jupiter Communications, and Psuedo.com
*Dr. Scott Rigby, founder/president, thought bubble productions
*Seth Godin, YoYodyne Entertainment

Personal Growth

*Sylvia Browne, psychic and spiritual medium
*John Gray, author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
*Dr. Barbara DeAnelis, acclaimed relationship expert
*Marianne Williamson, author/lecturer/spiritual teacher
*Richard Bach, best-selling author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull
*John Bradshaw, personal growth expert
*Dr. Nathaniel Branden, “father of the Self-Esteem Movement”
*Dannion Brinkley, best-selling author of Saved By The Light
*Les Brown, author of Live Your Dreams
*Julia Cameron author of The Artist’s Way
*Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
*Dr. Morton Cooper, voice coach to the stars
*Laura Day, author of Practical Intuition
*Ram Dass, author of Be Here Now and Still Here
*Dr. Wayne Dyer, Author of Your Erroneous Zones
*Betty Eadie, author of Embraced by the Light
*Dr. Albert Ellis, creator of Rational Emotive Therapy and author
*Uri Geller, world renowned psychic
*Daniel Goleman Ph.D., author of Emotional Intelligence
*Thich Nhat Hanh, author of 35 books
*Louise Hay, pioneer of the self-help movement
*Jean Houston, pioneer of the Human Potential Movement
*Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., best-selling author on meditation
*Sam Keen, author of Fire in the Belly, leader in the men’s movement
*George Leonard, author of Mastery
*Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior
*M. Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled
*Tony Robbins, success coach & best-selling author
*Dr. Bernie Siegel, best-selling author of Love, Medicine, and Miracles
*Dr. Huston Smith, philosophy professor & author
*Dr. Brian Weiss, past-life regression expert, author, Many Lives, Many Masters
*Marianne Williamson, author/lecturer/spiritual teacher
*Iyanla Vanzant, author In the Meantime, One Day My Soul Opened Up
*Dr. Arthur Janov, Primal Scream founder and author
*Martha Beck, author, Find your True North Star

Psychics/Intuitives

*George Anderson, author of Lessons from the Light
*Sylvia Browne, author of The Other Side and Back
*Char, psychic
*Laura Day, author of Practical Intuition
*Betty Eadie, author of Embraced By The Light
*John Edward, author of One Last Time
*Uri Geller, world-renowned psychic
*Judith Orloff, author of Second Sight
*James Van Praagh, author of Talking to Heaven
*Doreen Virtue, psychic

Politics

*Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique, The Fountain of Age
*Abbie Hoffman, political activist
*Arianna Huffington, author of How to Overthrow the Government
*Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City
*Jerry Rubin, hippy turned yuppie
*Governor Jesse Ventura, Governor of Minnesota
*Naomi Wolf, feminist, author of The Beauty Myth
*Henry Kissinger

Sex/Intimacy/Relationships

*John Gray, author Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
*Dr. Laura Schlessinger, national radio personality
*Dr. Barbara DeAngelis, acclaimed relationship expert

Television/Music

*Jason Alexander, star of Seinfeld
*Ron Wood, of the Rolling Stones
*Wynton Marsalis, jazz musician
*Phil Ramone, award-winning music producer
*Joan Rivers, E! Host
*Brooke Shields, model, actress on Suddenly Susan
*Candace Bushnell, author, Sex and the City
*Nancy Cartwright, voice of Bart Simpson
*Clive Davis, President, Arista Records
*Paul Dooley, actor Grace Under Fire, The Practice
*Max Weinberg, musician E Street Band
*Nora Dunn, comedienne, Saturday Night Live
*Phil Hartman, comedian, actor
*Mickey Hart, original member of The Grateful Dead
*Marilu Henner, actress Taxi, Evening Shade
*Winnie Holzman, writer/producer Once and Again
*Gordon Hunt, director of Mad About You and Coach
*Jerry Springer, television talk-show host
*Larry King, CNN host
*Vicki Lawrence, Emmy award-winning actress
*Kenny Loggins, singer/songwriter
*Ray Manzarek, co-founder of The Doors
*Camryn Manheim, actress The Practice
*Jay Mohr, actor, Action
*Doris Roberts, actress, Everybody Loves Raymond
*Nile Rodgers, Grammy award-winning producer
*Al Roker, host of the Today Show
*Michael Richards, star of Seinfeld
*Christopher Titus, actor, Titus
*Sarah Jessica Parker, actress Sex & the City
*Ernie Anastos, Emmy award-winning news anchor
*Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress, Sopranos
*William Shatner, actor, Star Trek

Restaurant/Food Industry

*Wally Amos, “Famous Amos” cookies
*Roki Aoki, founder of Benihana
*Ben Cohen, founder of Ben & Jerry’s
*Rueben Mattus, founder of Haagen Daz
*David Mintz, Founder of Tofutti
*Julee Russo, Founder of the Silver Pallette
*Vincent Sardi Jr., owner of Sardi’s
*Andre Soltner, chef and owner of Lutece
*Faith Stewart Gordon, Russian Tea Room
*Tim Zagat, restaurant critic, founder of Zagat’s
*Steve Hansen, Ruby Foo’s
*Paul Kolaj, Famiglia Pizza


Sports

*Waltz Frazier, NY Knicks and Hall-of-Famer
*Earl Monroe, NY Knicks and Hall-of-Famer
*Bud Harrelson, NY Mets shortstop and coach in 90’s
*Joe Mcllvaine, GM of NY Mets
*George Young, GM of NY Giants
*Fred Clair, GM of LA Dodgers
*Phil Mcconkey, NY Giants player
*Bill Walton, played w/Portland Trailblazers and Boston Celtics, Hall-of-Famer, currently sports announcer

Fashion/Personalities

*Ivana Trump
*Joan Rivers
*Elle MacPherson, model
*Brooke Shields, model, actress, spokesperson
*Vendela, model
*Carol Alt, model
*Simon Doonan, Barneys window-dresser and author
*Barbara Cirkva, EVP Chanel
*Malia Mills
*Josie Natori
*Jane Schoenborn, creator, Jane Fox handbags
*Reed Krakoff, CEO Coach
*Ed Burstell, GM of Henri Bendel
*Diane Von Furstenburg
*Paul Charron, CEO Liz Claiborne
*Mario Buatta, interior designer