Man Panel

Panel of Expert Men

February 2009 "Ask-A-Man" Tele-Class

Meet the men who will expertly attend to your queries:

Decker Cunov

Decker Cunov is the President and Founder of AuthenticWorld. Known
internationally for 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.
His experience ranges from co-founding a counseling center for homeless
youth, to implementing intrinsic motivation theory to various military
trainings, to residence in Buddhist monastaries over the years. If you're new to Decker's work, rest assured he has spent the past 13 years 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 a down-to-earth and profound way.

Tripp Lanier

Tripp Lanier has achieved success in fields as diverse as business, the arts,
and personal development. As an award winning producer, successful
business leader, and "integral mens" coach he has helped hundreds of
professionals tap more of their innate potential to realize their
entrepreneurial and creative visions.

In the political arena, he has helped dozens of leaders clarify and craft their messages and election campaigns. High profile musicians have turned to Tripp for guidance toward realizing their creative visions and finding greater financial success. Tripp is a coach and course facilitator for the Authentic Man Program as well as the host of The New Man Podcast on thePersonal Life Media Network. He’s been interviewed by What is Enlightenment? Magazine about the future of men. He serves as Co-Director of Integral University's Integral Art Center, and lives in Boulder, Colorado where he coaches and consults clients nationwide.

Some of Tripp's successes

• Mens Work: Inner Circle Coach and Course Leader for the Authentic Man Program. Continues to lead various mens groups and has studied with teachers such as David Deida. Host of The New Man Podcast and has been featured in magazines such as What is Enlightenment? with regards to his work with men.
• Business Leadership: Owned/managed a video and music production company for 12 years
• Integral Consulting: Has worked along side Ken Wilber and the talented staff at Integral Institute in various capacities (Art Center Co-Director, Media Consultant).
• Music: Wrote, Performed and Produced over 5 albums with bands like Hank Madison, Screaming Witness and Stuart Davis.

Reid Mihalko

Reid Mihalko helps people create more self-esteem and greater
health in their relationship and sex lives, no matter what their
self-expression in those areas happens to be.

Best known for creating Cuddle Party, the workshop phenomenon that launched his career, Reid has worked with thousands of individuals from myriad walks of life, orientations, relationship styles, countries and religions. Known for his charisma, wit and emphasis on integrity, Reid travels the country teaching, coaching, consulting and collaborating (go to He has been a writer and producer on a number of film and television projects about sex and relationships, and appears regularly in the media.

Reid has been a featured speaker at dozens of conferences on relationships and sexuality. He has also appeared on the Emmy award-winning talk show Montel, Fox News, VH1’s Scott Baio is 45 and Single, Showtime’s Penn & Teller’s Bulls**t!, Canada’s The Sex Files and SexTV, and the short-lived Life & Style, on NPR, Sirius’ Maxim Radio and Cosmo Radio, and in Marie Claire, GQ, People, Newsweek and The National Enquirer, as well as media across the globe in thirteen countries and at least seven languages.

Past Tele-Classes

Nathan PatmorNathan Patmor
Nathan Patmor was born and raised in a small town in Kentucky. At 16, he left to study at a small international school in New Mexico. He then spent several years studying and working in the field of Community Development in India, Guatemala and Ecuador. For many years Nathan ran The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, a holistic health and nutrition school in New York. He currently runs an Internet Advertising Agency with staff in several countries. On the personal side, Nathan loves fresh vegetables, natural building, simple living and all things holistic. His current main hobby is sensual connection, and sexuality as spirituality. As part of this Nathan has studied with many experts in the field (including the daily practice of living with the best teacher of them all, his girlfriend, LiYana!)

Jeffrey Slayter
In the simplest terms possible, Jeff works with people to help them get what
they want! He uses varied techniques from different schools of thought, mostly
NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), a technology that facilitates results showing
up in people's lives swiftly and elegantly. Additionally, Jeff consults executive teams of corporations on large scale international real estate development projects, as well as with select high net worth clients on building personal real estate investment portfolios.

Jeff has made it a quest to discover how to have the most fantastic life in all areas, not just
business. His commitment to a deep understanding of himself and a respect for how human beings (both male and female!) relate, has given him a knack for creating "the good life!" Jeff has "made it" and lost it all, and enjoys the process of rebuilding stronger than ever….

Diego Garcia

Diego is a Master Personal and Business Coach whose mission is to help both
men and women to deserve and earn the Social Life, the Love Life, and the
Sex Life of their dreams.. He specializes in creating methods to develop strangers into acquaintances, acquaintances into friends, friends into lovers, and lovers into soul-mates. He designs customized, tailored practices to move both individuals and organizations past their specific socio-intimate challenge points, to bring out their most attractive, most rapportive, and most romantic selves. Diego is the author of several popular and well-regarded e-books published through the StyleLife Challenge in July of 2006.

Diego enjoys practicing Fitness of Body, Mind, & Spirit; Eastern and Western Philosophies; Emotional and Social Wisdom; Interpersonal Influence, Persuasion, and Negotiation; Aiki Jūjutsu; Ballroom Dancing; Stand-Up Comedy; and Photography. He has professional backgrounds in Academics, Computer Systems Integration Consulting and Investing and lives near his Alma Mater in Berkeley, California.

Philippe Lewis
Philippe Lewis is a Relationship Coach, Community Bridger, Sensualist and
Chocolatier based in San Francisco. His training is in holistic radical counseling
and coaching, as well as perspective shifting, rooted in a healthy mix of existentialism and Zen Buddhism. With his sweet love Paget, he hosts evenings around relationships and delicious small playful events at HeartWood, their home in Berkeley. His lifelong commitment is to create safe space for people and communities to explore new possibilities in the areas of intimacy, relationships, sensuality and sexuality.

Ray BrejchaRay Brejcha

As an international personal & business coach, seminar leader, and speaker, Ray is passionately devoted to inspiring men and women in leading an authentic life. His 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 Success and Results coach and as a course facilitator for The Mankind Project. Ray was also a competitor on the TV show “American Gladiator”.

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 collaborated with notable teachers such as David Deida, and has facilitated popular monthly workshops in Boulder, Colorado on authentic relationships. He brings a fresh, engaging, warm and witty style to his coaching and facilitation with the Authentic Man Program along with a powerful gift of presence.

Ethan RubyEthan Ruby

Ethan lives in New York City where he is involved in several charitable businesses that benefit both the community and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) research. An entrepreneur and day trader, he has used his business experience for beneficial purposes and is a founder of Wearable collections and the president of CityStreets. Mr. Ruby graduated from The University of Pennsylvania in 1997 where he studies psychology and business.

In 2000, Ethan was hit by a car while crossing in a cross walk in downtown NYC. As a result, Ethan is now a T-6 paraplegic. Since his injury, Mr. Ruby has concentrated his efforts to raise money for several SCI research organizations. He is the president of the New York City chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, as well as the founder of POKER4LIFE. Ethan has been an outspoken member of the SCI community, including interviews by CNN and NPR. Ethan has become an experienced public speaker and regularly addresses college and graduate classes on the topics of living with SCI, overcoming adversity, and internal motivation. He visits primary and secondary school classrooms to educate students about living with any adversity, as well as the importance of community and charitable work. Mr. Ruby has been speaking to the medical community as well about the necessity for stem cell research, and is a consultant for several organizations who work to better the lives of people living with SCI.

Ethan has been married to his amazing, extraordinary wife Julie since June of 2006.

Erwan DavonErwan Davon

Erwan founded Beyond Education after leading seminars for several of the world’s foremost personal development organizations. Prior to this, Erwan was deeply engaged in Eastern Spiritual disciplines; he served as the director of a Yoga Ashram and lived in a Zen monastery. He also spent time studying, researching, and teaching high level sensuality material prior to founding Beyond Education. This training and experience, as well as a degree in psychology, provided a foundation from which to develop an extraordinarily effective experiential style of teaching. It also provided a wide body of information to draw from. Erwan then developed the Beyond Education curriculum by emphasizing personal research into life’s most pleasurable and sensitive areas.

At the cutting edge of education in the art of living, Beyond Education is devoted to bringing Pleasure to the world, through coaching, sensuality training, and its flagship course, The Pleasure Course.

Bryan BayerBryan Bayer

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 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 Travis Decker.

Gerry GoodmanGerry Goodman

Gerry Goodman grew up in Westchester and Manhattan, and now lives in Yonkers. He has been fascinated by the man/woman game his entire life, and felt he had finally discovered a community that really understood the topic when he was introduced to the More Philosophy in 1987. Here were people who heartily approved when he admitted that there was no higher priority in his life than women! He has been an enthusiastic student of More ever since.

Gerry and his wife of ten years, Lynne, have been housemothers of the Yonkers Morehouse since 2002. They put on structured social events called Mark Groups throughout the New York metropolitan area, and sponsor the teachers of Lafayette Morehouse in California to come to Yonkers so that students can take such courses as Basic Communication, Basic and Advanced Sensuality, and Man/Woman, to name a few. Descriptions of More courses can be found at

Nathan PatmorJonathan Mayer

Jonathan Meyer is founded Khecari Dance Theatre in January 2002 and currently serves as Artistic Director. Jonathan began dancing at Oberlin College in 1990 and graduated with a BA in dance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1996. In addition to modern and post-modern techniques, he has studied ballet, capoeira, butoh, and other movement forms. All find their way into an eclectic choreography unified by an understanding of chaos as the primal creative font, reflected by the name “khecari,” a Sanskrit word for creation that translates “moving in the void” or “dancing in the abyss.” Meyer has danced professionally in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America.

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