Ryan Patterson is a modern day mystic, healer, bodyworker and yogi, fully engaged in his passion for health and wellness, and living a heart-centered life. He has spent the last 15 years in the wellness world, from ski patrol to healing arts. Since 2005 he has worked as a yoga teacher, massage therapist and mountain guide at a successful and popular health retreat in Malibu, CA. Since the birth of Away Inward in 2008 he has been hosting his own unique style of retreat by merging spirit with adventure both locally and abroad. With a deep understanding of the importance of safety and the necessity of risk taking he brings a beautiful blend to Away Inward and everything he does. As a healer, yoga teacher, climber, hiker and lover of nature he is trusted as a guide and friend. Over the years he has cultivated a thriving global practice with amazing results for many clients. His capacity to lead, inspire, and serve proves valuable to participants on every level. His love for people and a general excitement for life will prove contagious.