Dr. Mehrad Nazari's journey through life has combined professional experience at the highest level in the intensely competitive and challenging Southern California real estate market with a deep personal commitment to the study, practice, and teaching of the discipline of yoga and meditation, in particular, and the accumulated wisdom of diverse cultures in general. In recent years, Dr. Nazari has combined these interests into a thriving practice as a consultant and lecturer on Enlightened Negotiation(TM), aligning real-world negotiations with our life force driven needs and spiritual nature. Dr. Nazari received his PhD in Leadership and Human Behavior in 1992 (his dissertation was on Integrative Negotiation). He received an MBA degree and his California real estate broker license in 1981. As an adjunct professor of International Business Negotiation, he taught for ten years at United States International University in San Diego. Dr. Nazari is the cofounder of Raja Yoga Institute, a master teacher of Raja Yoga and meditation, and has been teaching over twenty years. He received initiation from Walt Baptiste and was initiated to Himalayan Yoga Meditation Tradition by Swami Veda Bharati of India. He has also received initiation by the Zen Master Kyozan Joshu Roshi of Japan. His presentations on the subjects of negotiation and spirituality include eBay Marketing Department, UC Berkley International House, Esalen Institute (on faculty for fourteen years), San Diego County Bar Association, Coldwell Banker, San Francisco Presidio Graduate School, Alliant International University, Rancho La Puerta (semi-annual presentations for eighteen years), Enlightened Leader Seminars (cofounder), IDEA Health & Fitness Association and Inner IDEA Conferences, and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. His clients include executives from Intel, Sony, Kashi, Wells Fargo Bank, Fundx, Duane Morris LLP, Joie deVivre Hospitality, Morgenthal Frederics and Four Seasons Restaurant.
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