BIOS

Todd Adams co-founded Zen Parenting, Inc., a company committed to helping people practice self-awareness, develop compassion, and practice kindness through podcasts, community events, books, and blogs.  He is the co-host of Zen Parenting Radio Podcast- “the best predictor of a child’s well-being is a parent’s self-understanding.”

He co-created Zen Gets Real Annual Conference.  He co-founded The Tribe Men’s Group where he leads monthly meetings and offers annual adventure retreats. Todd is a member of the Mankind Project and a staff member of the New Warrior Training Adventure, and he’s a blogger for The Good Men Project. He’s also a Certified Life Coach through the Tony Robbins Core 100 Life Coaching Program.

Todd is a certified instructor for the Institute of Heartmath where he was trained in stress reduction and relaxation. Todd is a Junior Achievement Educatorat the elementary school level, and he teaches parenting and self-awareness classes with his wife Cathy. He has also been an expert guest of the acclaimed on-line parenting resource Kids In The House.  He’s also a sales rep for JVI Inc., a real estate investor in Chicagoland, and he and Cathy are the parents of three daughters ages 8, 11, & 13.

 

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Frank Naugo

Frank is an application engineer by trade and has always been interested in how things work…especially the body and mind. He’s a certified yoga instructor and has been teaching alignment based hatha yoga for nearly 5 years. He’s been leading and learning from the men’s group experience since 2009 and recently completed his New Warrior Training through the ManKind Project. Frank has organized and co-led multiple Life of Yes! retreats, and now he and Todd are hosting adventure weekend retreats designed specifically for men and centered around the mission of the Tribe.