Joined Oct 14 2013
60 years old
Austin, Texas USA
Educated in the U.S. and in Israel (B.A., M.Th., M.Sc., Ph.D.); ordained a minister in 1981; served as a professor of theology and religion (24 years); travelled as a guest teacher to 27 states in the US, and to several foreign countries. Since 2003 his research has focused on the historical use of entheogenic plants in religious ritual.
Joseph took his first Yoga class in 1977, and began his practice of classical Kundalini Yoga in 1979; his formal Yoga lineage is to the late Sri Kripalvananda, ("Bapuji"). He also took his first Gestalt class in 1977 and earned the Diploma in Gestalt Theory from The Gestalt Institute of New Orleans; he formerly served on the teaching and clinical faculty at The Gestalt Institute of New Orleans and The Gestalt Institute of Austin; he also trained in East-West studies at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California.