Richard Grossinger

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Founded North Atlantic Books in 1974 with his wife Lindy Hough. "Richard Grossinger is the author of many books including Planet Medicine, The Night Sky, Embryogenesis, New Moon, Migraine Auras, On the Integration of Nature, and The Bardo of Waking Life He read and spoke at a number of institutions, mainly during the seventies, including: University of California at Santa Cruz, SUNY New Paltz, Franconia College, Kent State University, the Chicago Poetry Festival, West Virginia University, Keyser State University, St. Marks Church, San Francisco State, JFK University, and College of the Atlantic. Grossinger also studied tarot through Builders of the Adytum during the sixties; t’ai chi ch’uan with Andy Shapiro, Carolyn Smithson, Paul Pitchford, Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo, Martin Inn, Peter Ralston, and Ron Sieh, respectively, for a period from the mid-seventies through the late nineties; hsing-i with Ron Sieh; craniosacral therapy for three years under Randy Cherner and then through the Upledger Institute during the early nineties; and chi gung with Paul Weiss during the aughts. During the seventies and early eighties he did dreamwork with Charles Poncé, bioenergetic therapy with Ian Grand, Lomi work with Polly Gamble, and gestalt and movement work with Richard Strozzi Heckler. He also took Breema classes from Manocher Movlai (the nineties) and yoga classes from Patricia Fox (the aughts). More recently he attended “psychic kindergarten” at the Berkeley Psychic Institute (2008-2009) and has continued his psychic studies under John Friedlander.

"Grossinger and Hough live about three-quarters of the year outside Berkeley, California, and the rest in Manset, Maine, near where he did his fieldwork." [1]

"He received a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan for an ethnography incorporating economic and ecological studies of fishing communities in Eastern Maine. He conducted his fieldwork from Mount Desert Island in 1969-1970, going east as far as Maces Bay, New Brunswick, and west as far as Brunswick, Maine. He completed his degree and thesis defense in 1975, ecological anthropologist Roy A. Rappaport serving as his advisor and committee chairman." [1] recommended reading lists

2013: Raising the Earth to the Next Vibration, Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck.


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  1. gatherinsight Richard Grossinger, organizational web page, accessed October 26, 2013.