Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Paul Loper

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Paul Loper is a deep-rooted dancer, collaborative inquirer, feeling thinker, group facilitator, and committed learner.

Paul has worked in 21 countries over 4+ decades, the first two of which were onstage (a few highlights: dancing with Twyla Tharp, and in two Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies; creating one-man shows in Seattle, Paris, San Francisco, and a two-person show in London).

Paul earned a Ph.D. in Learning and Change in Human Systems. He’s now a senior facilitator for Stanford’s renowned “Interpersonal Dynamics” course, faculty for the Master’s in Leadership Program at St. Mary’s College of CA, and a core team member of the consultancy HaveMoreFUNLIMITED.

In 2021 he co-launched Protean, an intimate retreat-workshop incorporating his “Chormmunity” group Movement Text-making methodology, supporting:

· Reconnection to self, invigorating the body, moving from your unique gifts

· Finding new levels of connection with others

· Play

· Growing capacity to collaborate and create