South America

Manam 175x208Manam Ricardo Valenzuela
Senior teacher

Born and raised in Chile, Manam Ricardo Valenzuela has a degree in Chemical Engineering (Ingeniero de Ejecución en Química). He has been involved in spiritual growth and healing arts since 1980. He is a disciple of Osho since 1982. He practiced and taught massage for several years. Manam is an experienced craniosacral practitioner trained at the International Institute for Craniosacral Balancing, the Upledger Institute and the Instituto Español de Equilibrio Craneosacral Biodinámico of which he is part of the team. He has been in training with Faisal Muqaddam in Diamond Logos Teachings since 1999 and teaches Diamond Logos in Chile since 2006 and in Spain since 2009. In Chile Manam does introductory Diamond Logos workshops in both post graduate program at the Instituto de Expansion de la Consciencia Humana as in the psychology department at the Diego Portales University.

Upchara – Stephane Picard
Associate teacher

Upshara holds an MA in Philosophy and is trained in Eriksonian hypnosis and NLP. She also has been trained as a transformer in the School of Mysticism in Pune, India, where the Inner Alchemy approach (transforming energy through acceptance and understanding, involving mind, heart and body) was developed and practiced since 1989. She is the co-director of the Alchemy Institute. Since 1997 she is in training in the Diamond Logos work with Faisal Muqaddam. Her counseling sessions are directly based on the Diamond Logos work with Essence. She has been a disciple of Osho, since 1978. She has been leading groups in Italy and India since 1990. She is now also leading groups in Chile, Venezuela, France and Spain. (Women groups, and explorations of Power, Fear, Guidance, and Love). Upchara was born in 1947 in French Canada, and grew up in Europe and South America. She currently lives in Toscana, Italy.