Bjørn Thorsten Leimbach
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Bjørn Thorsten Leimbach is a prominent author, trainer and coach for men in the German-speaking world.
For the last 30 years, he has lead seminars and apprenticeships focusing on personality and management. Numerous therapists, trainers and coaches yield inspiration from his unconventional approaches and his provocative ideas.
His bestseller „Live masculinity“ has become a guideline for the men‘s movement in the German-speaking world. In 1995, as a couples therapist, and together with Leile Bust, he developed and, since, lead the couples and tantra training LoveCreation®.
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Frank Fiess has a degree in education and is a certified natural health practitioner for psychotherapy.
Additionally, he teaches tantra, yoga and fire-walking, as well as offering integrative body psychotherapy, and couples, EMDR, trauma and hypnosis therapy. He is father to a son, and author of the book „DU BIST DER MANN DEINES LEBENS (You are the man of your dreams)“.
Since 1986, he has been a teacher, coach, therapist, companion and supervisor for over 10.000 people, e.G. leading the training course „Im Kreis der Männer (Within the men‘s circle/ Within Men)“
Björn Süfke is a psychologist, therapist for men and author. He holds regular lectures and offers advanced training courses dealing with an array of topics about men. His most recent book „Papa, du hast ja Haare auf der Glatze (Daddy, you have hairs on your bald head!)“ now coadunates with his previous publications „Männer – was heute heißt, ein Mann zu sein (Men – what it means to be a man today)“ and „Männerseelen – ein psychologischer Reiseführer (A man‘s soul – a psychological guidebook)“.
In his private life, he is a fervent fan of two football clubs and three children. He lives with his family in Bielefeld (Germany).
Alexander is a philosopher, former artist and music producer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Together with Jan Söderqvist, he has co-authored and published five books. In both their fourth and fifth book „Syntheism – Creating God in the Internet Age“ and „Digital Libido“, Bard and Söderqvist propose an explanatory model that unfolds how the male gender has fallen into a deep crisis.
They, furthermore, illustrate how this crisis can be solved, through a combination of adjustments to the present, and revisiting the building blocks of the human socio-biological foundation. They argue that, though these adjustments have to be performed from a basis of equality, in many, if not most cases, they will be radically different for men, as they are for women.
Sharan Thomas Gärtner
Born in 1958, Sharan is a trainer and a coach for men. He has been actively dealing with men‘s topics since 2001, participating in seminars, congresses and publications. He now works within a network of other male trainers to carry out his vision of „to love being a man“. He is the father of three daughters.
„The feeling of freedom and connectedness is something that both thrills and inspires me: it is rooted in the development of our compassion, the awareness of our vulnerability and the detachment of our dependency. Within the coexistent defiance and support found among men, we learn to love in a mature manner and, emanating from our integrity and responsibility, serve the whole“.
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John Aigner is a passionate coach for men and co-founder of MALEvolution. Two reasons stand above all: living all facets of being a man and realizing that, all too often, men grow up without a suitable male role-model.
His motto: get out of your head, dive into your senses and experience (the world around you). John studied sexual sciences and psychology in Los Angeles. Subsequently, he got certified as a youth team leader, completed diverse communication apprenticeships, worked as an individual coach and lead regular workshops and adventure expeditions for men.
Several life experiences shape his style as a coach for men: his godsons, his fulfilled love relationships, his career as a fashion and celebrity photographer, his experimental sexual life and being a man with abounding consciousness and teeming deliberation.
Martin and Sven live and breathe the realities of thorough and profound friendship among men every day. Together, they run Germany‘s biggest blog for men „Männlichkeit Stärken“ and travel the world in their motor-home.
They write about the power of being a man, how it influences sex, flirting and, most importantly, how it determines the relationship to oneself. Through articles and email-courses, they offer tips, strategies and methods on how to re-discover a deep and basic male confidence, and how to build up sincere and genuine male friendships.