Shine Rilling: Teacher and co-creator of Peace Sticks international. Founder of the Peace Circle “Center for World Peace” in Nicaragua
Shine Rilling graduated from the honors program at USD Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and minors in Spanish, Philosophy, and Psychology.
A deep interest in surfing, humanity and world peace led him to travel to over 13 countries learning 5 languages.
After inventing the practice of Peace Sticks with his brother Evan, he began teaching Peace Sticks and developing methodologies to awaken life force energy and connect human beings.
He was recently invited to the Sustainable Brands 2012 conference in San Diego, where he gave Peace Sticks team building courses for top executives of Fortune 500 corporations as well as leaders in environmental and sustainable business.
Shine has taught thousands of people including his son Pako at age 1 to his Grandma at the age of 81, each time experiencing powerful transformations. He has worked with super-food giants Nutiva, and Raw Food World, as well as teaching at schools, and Peace Events.
Shine has trained in many energy, healing and movement lineages including Taoism, Capoeira, African, and Native American. He has completed the Yoga teachers training course with Yoga Master Kira Ryder, the 9 initiation rights of Munay Ki, and Chi Gung and Tai Chi sword with Chinese Martial Arts Grand Master Zhou.
He has also studied intensely in the areas of nutrition, Positive thinking, stress relief, group dynamics and world peace.
“Everything I have learned goes into Peace Sticks. It continues to teach me and open opportunities for life enhancing experiences.By sharing our full presence in movement, in the moment, and connecting at the heart with fellow human beings we create peace.”