Michael Barnett is in touch with the Cosmic Space.
His presence radiates this connection.
He is a spiritual teacher and companion for more than 5000 people.
In his seminars he shows how to connect with the Universal Source
- a space in which there are no boundaries between oneself and anything else.
In his numerous talks he speaks about the challenges in daily life, the ego, love, relationships, meditation and spirituality.
He refers to the wisdom of other spiritual teachers and also the Zen tradition, which he appreciates very much.
Michael lives in Denzlingen, Germany, which is his base for advanced courses and trainings.
It is possible to visit his community or even to live there for a period.
The most powerful way to connect to Michael´s Teaching is by being in his presence.
He offers seminars throughout Europe and the world.
To be able to work with an enlightened teacher is a great stroke of luck, because it means getting answers to central questions from someone who is able to respond from personal experience.
One can sense that Michael Barnett uses sources which are accessible only to a few people.
His way of teaching is characterized by humour, creativity, a provoking openness and love and acceptance towards people.
Michael Barnett was a pioneer of energy work, beginning in the early seventies. Through his natural gifts plus half a lifetime's explorations, he has developed a unique form of energy work. It includes group dynamics, individual work, the conveying of transformative energy through eyes, hands and movement, music and dance, deep cosmic silence, fun and laughter, and the dynamic of his simple presence.
Through his work, subtle energies within are awakened, opening up unknown potentialities. In addition the usual areas of interaction – physical, mental and emotional – are enriched. And through the inclusion of these fine energies, life becomes more total.
Michael Barnett has the capacity to awaken the actual source of these subtle energies in others.
Born and bred in London. Graduated from Cambridge University in Maths and Law. Highly successful businessman for a while, then a world traveller. Returning to London he set up the lay movement known as "People Not Psychiatry" and established his own Growth Centre, "Community".
In 1974 he became a disciple of the Indian teacher Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (Osho), and made a name for himself as leader of intensive seminars in Poona and other Rajneesh centres.
In 1982 he left this movement and set up his own Energy Field known as The Wild Goose Company.
His way led him and his community from Zurich to Lago Maggiore in Italy. This was followed by five more years in southwest France, where a large community project was developed. In this community people from five continents lived and worked together.
In 1997 he moved to Zurich and then on to Freiburg, Germany. Here OneLife was born - the name now taken for his worldwide activities.
Apart from his creativity as teacher and author (over 40 books), he is also in private life a man with various facets: passionate family father, soccer fan, car enthusiast, reader of many books, wine connoisseur, and just one of us.
It is his simple presence, his authenticity, his living in the Here and Now, his humour and his clarity which his students appreciate.