Martin J. Reinholtz
Founder, Activist, Facilitator - Online and In-Person
Based on a farm and the forests close to Oslo, Norway, Martin comes from a career in Organizational Leadership, Ethics and Innovation. With 15 years of hands on and academic experience. During which he has specialized in emotional intelligence in teams, Inner sustainability and the emerging field of "living systems organizations".
After years in Leadership positions, Martin quit his career, to become a full time volunteer. He has now, for over a decade, been engaged in peaceful environmental activism. Taking direct action towards oil platforms in the Barents Sea, nuclear power plants in Northern Europe, and with mass mobilizations to halt coal production in Germany.
Consecutively, he has worked with hundreds of activists and change makers worldwide. In the fields of ecological grief, Awareness trainings, regenerative cultures, self-organizing systems design, resilience and reconnection. Guiding towards taking purposeful action with Heart despite challenging social and ecological conditions.
Committed to life-long learning, Martin is a daily meditator, and has like others encountered truths & shadows and welcomes challenges.
Highlighting awareness of the pitfalls of inner work in the "Industrial Growth Society". He follows his own advice on the ethical necessity for continued peer-support, community engagement, responsible Self-care and immersive silence in nature.
Rooted in the work of Arne Næss and a facilitator for The Work That Reconnects Network (Active Hope). Martin is a scholar of Deep Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, System's Theory, Integral Theory, Taoism, Zen and the classical Advaita Vedanta.
"In his work, he seamlessly weaves the more-than-human-world (nature) and timeless wisdom, through immersive somatic and thought-provoking experiences, into a compassionate path of awakening into life".
"One of the most influential and kind facilitators I worked with."
Ellen, Workshop Participant
"I really appreciate the love and energy that you bring to this very important work which you deliver with such tenderness and generosity. It gives me such hope for the future and fills me with the courage needed to bring forward my best self in these times."