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Zen Leader Practitioner

You want to be heard, make a difference,
Make a living, make the future.

You know people are hurting, the planet is hurting,
Much has to be rethought, reimagined.
Business as usual is not working.
Yet the usual demands pull you this way and that;
The pace, the doubt, the disparities can be exhausting.
How do you find the energy for your goals, for people, for
big change?
And add your greatest value?

Let this pathway put a fresh foundation under your life
and leadership:
One that flips problems to opportunities;
Breaks through the fears and limitations of ego;
Serves others and the whole picture with the wisdom of connectedness.

The result is a more resonant you:
Living and leading on purpose;
Getting better results with less strain.

Who is it for?

  • You’re a leader or change agent for a better world.
  • You run your own business and want to grow so it can grow
  • You care about the people around you and the quality of your relationships and teams.
  • You haven’t thought of yourself as a leader, but it’s time you start
Join us on the foundational journey of Zen Leadership from your own home.

3 ways to get started:

ZL1 Weekend

Online, live, instructor-led immersion program concentrated over a long weekend.

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Resonate (6-week)

Online, instructor-led, self-paced (nominally) 6-week program with 3 live events.

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zl1 6-week

Online, live, instructor-led program serialized across 6 weeks, including 1 full day and 2 hours other days.

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Subsequent courses can be taken in any order convenient for your schedule. Can sign up for each individually or the set at a discount. Click on each program below to see what you’ll learn.

Program 1a: ZL1 (weekend or 6-week)

What will you learn?

  • How to flip problems to opportunities
  • How to release tension and extend energy
  • How to reconcile seeming opposites or decide between right and right
  • How to center yourself and increase your power using hara
  • How to develop your concentration and self-regulation in meditation
  • How to know which of 4 energy patterns you favor and how to access weaker patterns
  • How to increase your influence
  • How to bring a desired future into the present
  • How to apply Zen leadership to a current challenge or opportunity


  • Online, live, cohort-based program
  • Weekend version starts Thurs evening, runs through the weekend, and finishes Sun at lunch. Different sessions accommodate different time zones.
  • 6-week version meets for 6 Saturdays, 2 hours most weeks and all day in week 5.

Program 1b: Resonate

What will you learn?

  • How to develop greater presence, resilience and energy
  • How to get on the same wavelength with others
  • How to resolve conflict and opposing views to a greater good
  • How to get your energy to add up (not dissipate!) inside and out
  • How to hone your resonance and concentration using Zen meditation
  • How to engage 4 patterns in your nervous system and know when to use each one
  • How to discern whether an idea is worth the effort
  • How to help teams work in flow and bring about big change
  • How to apply resonance to a practical challenge or opportunity you’re working on


  • Online, self-paced, cohort-based program
  • >40 bite-sized videos, handouts and pdf of award-winning book, Resonate
  • 3 live, instructor-led 90-min sessions in weeks 2, 4, and 6

Program 2: FEBI-4U

What will you learn?

  • How to recognize the 4 energy patterns in yourself, others and the world around you
  • How your home pattern and weak pattern have shaped major directions in your life
  • How to develop any pattern you’d like easier access to
  • How to use the right energy at the right time
  • How to apply the FEBI patterns to a situation or relationship in your life


  • Online, live, cohort-based program
  • 2, 2-hour sessions with practice in between

Program 3: ZL2

What will you learn?

  • How to face into a self-limiting fear and increasingly free yourself
  • How to flip from useless outward judgments to productively working inner triggers
  • How habits work and can be reworked
  • How to leverage the neuroscience of “I” and “we”
  • How trauma distorts the present
  • How to take away fear
  • How each of the energy patterns gets into conflict and ways to move forward
  • How unfillable holes happen and what to do about them
  • How to lift and empower others
  • How to strengthen an important relationship in your life


  • Online, live, cohort-based program
  • Weekend starts Thurs evening, runs through weekend and finishes Sun at lunch
  • Different sessions accommodate different time zones

Program 4: ZL3

What will you learn?

  • How you limit yourself and how to stop doing it
  • How to embody a change you want to see
  • How to leverage the science of resonance and heart-brain coherence to create a desired future
  • How to work with the liberating and manifesting energy currents
  • How to apply a Zen Toolkit to a transformation project
  • How to support colleagues and be supported in your applied transformation project
  • How to flip from your local self to your whole self and how that changes everything
  • How to experience “host” and “guest” – the final flip of Zen Leadership


  • Online, live, cohort-based program
  • Weekend starts Thurs evening, runs through weekend, and finishes Sun at lunch
  • Different sessions accommodate different time zones

Add the coaching option?

Make your journey even more impactful with the assist of a Zen Leadership coach.

Why? You’re seeing in new ways as you train in Zen Leadership. You’re trying new practices, building new habits, and occasionally feeling uncomfortable, anxious and like you’re failing – in other words you’re learning! There’s nothing like the accountability, support, personal attention, and insight that emerge through one-on-one coaching to help you stick to desired practices, overcome rough spots, and reach your goals.

Our Zen leadership coaches embody a depth of wisdom and experience that comes from years of meditation in addition to their leadership, industry, and coaching experience.

Select the coaching option and accompany your journey with 6 sessions with one of our Zen Leadership coaches.

What’s Included:

Pathway Options ->ZL FoundationZL Foundation+ZL PractitionerZL Practitioner+ZL Practitioner & Coaching
ResonateOr And Or And Or
Professional ZL Coaching
Access to Chosei Zen*
Fee$995 (>$100***)$1695 (>$200)$1999 (>$400)$2995 (>$500)
Or 3 Payments$335$570$670$1000
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*All Chosei Zen training and programs are offered on a donation basis
**Final payment due before 1st program
***Your savings 

“Come find yourself and stand in the power of the world.”

Florence Lasbennes, Partner, 4SD

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“This is leadership for our future, for this planet, for the next generation and anyone who has an inclination for a peaceful world.”

Nicki Murray, Meditation/Yoga Teacher

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“This is not your typical leadership training. By working ‘inside-out’ you’ll have the ability to change not just your challenges, but everything shifts and changes.”

Amy Gonzales, VP Global Learning and Development, Women United

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“This unique and extraordinary training gives you the tools and practices to lead and live with clarity, authenticity, and powerful resonance.”

Sandra Niehaus, Human Experience Strategist

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