Armando has 10 years of experience leading workshops and working with individuals, families, and businesses. He holds a B.A. from University of California at Santa Cruz where he graduated with Honors. Armando has also been certified for mediation through the Santa Cruz Mediation Center and graduated from Interchange, a counseling immersion program in San Francisco. He has taught and practiced Non-violent Communication and Mindfulness Meditation for the last 10 years.
Being raised in Mexico, Armando speaks and writes fluently in both English and Spanish. He draws from the wisdom and practical application of philosophies and processes such as Chinese 5 Elements, Non Violent Communication, mindfulness, and self inquiry when working with individuals and small teams; and AI, World Cafe, Open Space Technology and Future Search when engaging in large group dynamics.