Ann Bradney is the founder and director of the Radical Aliveness Core Energetics Institute of Southern California where she leads the Institute's training program. She previously served on the faculty at the Core Energetics Institute in New York where she received her Certification studying under Core Energetics founder John Pierrakos. After nineteen years of conducting a private practice in NYC, Ann relocated to California in 2008 to found the Institute. Expanding upon the concepts and principals of Core Energetics, Ann developed the Radical Aliveness model - a distinct approach to working with groups - that addresses community healing and world issues. She heads workshop throughout the year in Santa Monica and the Bay Area, as ell as at retreat centers Esalen, Omega, and Hollyhock. She teaches and conducts trainings internationally including at organizations for peace in Israel, and at the Core Energetics Institutes in Holland, Brazil, Mexico, and Australia.