Michael Ravenwood was born in Tokyo, Japan, and moved to the Philippines & Singapore before coming to live in America. 30 years ago, he began studying Martial Arts and has trained in numerous styles including Karate, Ninjutsu, Kung Fu and Tai Chi. It was at that time that he also began practicing Meditation, and he has studied Qi Gong in addition to Tibetan & Yogic systems of introspection. 20 years ago, he acquired a degree in Psychology with Honors while also taking courses in Quantum Physics, Mind-Body Medicine and Universal Spirituality. 10 years ago, Michael began to blend his Yoga and Martial training with a passion for Dance through Fire Performance. Since then, he has become an International Cirque Performer, Dance and Meditation Instructor, Event Producer and Business Owner. As the Creative Director of his performing arts company SkyFire Arts, Michael writes Spoken Word pieces that convey life affirming inspiration with pointed humor. As its Lead Performer, he uses a high voltage protective suit to wield 10 foot arcs of electricity from a massive Tesla coil. He has been teaching Dance and Meditation at Festivals, Cirque Schools, Dance Studios, and Privately for the last 7 years. Michael became a certified Firewalking Instructor in 2017, and he is qualified to teach a host of breakthrough empowerment exercises which enhance life experience and improve performance.