About the Author
Mark Allen, a resident of Santa Cruz, Calif., is known and admired by athletes around the world for his extraordinary six Ironman championships. Called "The Greatest Triathlete of all Time" by Triathlete Magazine, Mark has been on the cover of every major sports magazine.
Brant Secunda is a world-renowned shaman, healer and teacher in the Huichol Indian tradition of Mexico. He is the only Westerner to have completed a 12-year apprenticeship with Don José Matsuwa, the revered Huichol Indian shaman. Since 1979, Brant has been the director of the Dance of the Deer Foundation Center for Shamanic Studies in Santa Cruz, Calif. Brant is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild and the Peace University of Berlin with President Jimmy Carter and Bishop Desmond Tutu, and is co-founder of the Humanistic Medicine Conference in Germany. Brant’s work has been documented on television, radio and in articles and books throughout the USA, Europe and Japan. Brant Secunda has medically documented cases of healing cancer, hepatitis, infertility, aneurisms and many other afflictions. He has many well-known patients, including movie actor Steven Segal. Members of the international medical, religious and educational communities, including the World Health Organization, have recognized Brant’s commitment as well as his knowledge by inviting him to be a featured speaker, workshop leader and participant at numerous conferences worldwide.