AuthenticSF is a team of coaches, trainers and facilitators
committed to fostering authentic, flourishing relationships -- for
men and women, singles and couples, friends, lovers and families.
Decker Cunov, President & Founder of AuthenticSF
Decker Cunov, the president & founder of AuthenticSF, is committed to inspiring people towards more fulfilling relationships, his unique approach to transformation is identical to the way he has created profound intimacy in his own life and in his own communities. If you're new to Decker's work, rest assured he's spent the last decade working successfully with everyone from soldiers to teenagers, from the clinically dysfunctional to doctors & lawyers, from a mechanic in Wisconsin to top level executives across the country, helping them reach unprecedented levels of success in an organic and profound way.
Bryan Bayer, a personal coach and a co-founder of AuthenticSF, has coached hundreds of people to success
in the areas of communications, business and relationship.
Drawing from an extensive study of integral theory, developmental
psychology and man/woman dynamics, Bryan's coaching methodology
is grounded in the Destination Method®, certified
by Dr. Robert McDonald, one of the early pioneers and
leaders in the science of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming).
In addition to his coaching practice, Bryan is a course
leader for the Arête
Center for Excellence and supervises the production
of other courses. He co-leads the Authentic Man Program
with Decker Cunov.
Alexis Shepperd, Course
Alexis Shepperd, Ph.D., a life coach and founding member
of AuthenticSF, has been facilitating transformation for
individuals, couples and groups for over a decade. She
has had extensive training in the art of relationship,
including the intricacies of masculine and feminine dynamics,
which she blends with a diverse background in integral
psychology, leadership, yoga, and meditation. Alexis is
exceptionally gifted at seeing the patterns that hold
people back from having what they want and creating the
lives of their dreams. She is particularly inspired by
helping people create profoundly passionate, loving, and
authentic relationships that serve as vehicles for personal
transformation. In addition to her life coaching practice, she is the co-creator of the Authentic Woman Experience (AWE), a facilitator for the Authentic Man Program and the Transformational Coaching and Leadership Training (TCLT), and has a doctorate in clinical transpersonal psychology.
Kendra Cunov, Course Leader
Kendra Cunov has been facilitating group work in the
Bay Area for the past five years. She brings a genuine
care for people, as well as an extraordinary depth of
insight, in service of people living truly fulfilling
lives. Kendras training in coaching and group change
work creates a dynamic and engaging style of leadership,
blending uniquely with her years of practice (and upbringing)
in a Buddhist monastery to inspire a profoundly clear
and open approach to working with her clients.
Shana Weinstein, Course
Shana Weinstein brings women and men together to experience
and explore intimate and authentic relationships. Her
coaching and group work illuminate individuals’
innate wisdom, revealing the power we have to create full
and passionate lives. She works with the intensity of
relationships to evoke healing and connection.
Shana has a Masters degree in Integral Psychology from
John F. Kennedy University. She is a founding member of
AuthenticSF, a course leader for The Authentic Woman
Experience and a facilitator for The Authentic Man
Program. Shana is also a a personal coach and a
course leader for the Arête
Center for Excellence. She draws from a diverse background
of personal study, including yoga, Diamond Heart Practice,
somatic inquiry and meditation.
Shelly Birger, Course Leader
Shelly Birger is a course leader and personal coach specializing
in emotional awareness and family systems. She has a B.S.
in Psychology from the University of Illinois and is completing
her M.A. in Humanities and Leadership. Shelly's background
in Montessori education enriches her approach to her family
coaching practice. Shelly is inspired to facilitate more
joy, connection, peace, and synergy in relationships.
She's a coach for the Authentic Man Program and
co-founder of The Conscious Parenting Alliance.
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Ray Brejcha - Course Facilitator and
Ray Brejcha - seminar leader, speaker, and international
personal and business coach is passionately devoted to
inspiring men and women in leading an authentic life.
Ray’s approach to teaching and coaching is grounded
in his commitment to yoga and health, and a deep understanding
of masculine/feminine dynamics. He draws upon diverse
experience working in Silicon Valley as a top sales executive,
with the Peak Potentials Organization as a skilled Success
and Results coach, as a course facilitator for The Mankind
Project, and as a competitor on the TV show “American
Ray has been educated and certified by some of the nation’s
top training organizations for coaching, seminar facilitation,
sales, marketing and presentation skills, and has coached
100’s of clients in ten different countries. He
has facilitated popular monthly workshops in Boulder Colorado
on authentic relationship. He brings a fresh, engaging,
warm and witty style to his coaching and facilitation
with the Authentic Man Program along with the powerful
gift of presence.
loved learning from trainers in AuthenticSF, partially because of
the results in my life (ok, mostly), but also because theyve
supported me in such an open and humble
been reminded of what I know to be true for myself and thats
made the biggest difference
of all for me."
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