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About Celei

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CELEI´S TEAM & PARTNERS

CELEI Regenerative Education in Granada, Spain, is a leader in International Education, with more than 35 years of experience in designing and implementing Study Abroad programs with partners such as World Learning, Lesley University or Berkeley Carroll School.

Our institutional philosophy encompasses a strong commitment to our team and participants. Studying with us is a deep immersion into a community with g-local professionals who are seriously committed to playing their role in making this world a better place.

We promote Experiential Learning to develop participants’ critical thinking, awareness and understanding, enhancing their ability to effectively function in an intercultural environment.

Our interdisciplinary team works hard to provide experiences and seminars in a wide range of topics such as environmental restoration, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, social justice, interculturality, cultural heritage and sense of community.

CELEI Regenerative Education offers comprehensive and flexible options, at affordable prices, for Study Abroad programs. We provide specialized academic content as well as quality infrastructure and logistics.

Antonio Gutiérrez

Chief Visionary Officer

Antonio Gutiérrez is a lifelong learner. He has extensive intercultural training and has traveled and developed connections in África, America, Europe and South East Asia. 

He firmly believes in Experiential Learning and critical thinking for a more conscious education. During the last 10 years, he has performed in…

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Antonio Gutiérrez is a lifelong learner. He has extensive intercultural training and has traveled and developed connections in África, America, Europe and South East Asia. He firmly believes in Experiential Learning and critical thinking for a more conscious education.

During the last 10 years, he has performed in many fields at Celei Regenerative Education: Program Coordinator, orientator, socio-cultural educator and leader for study abroad programs with World Learning, Berkeley Carroll School (NY) and several international schools India. He has also acted as content creator, program designer, public relations and has carried out several government funded marketing agendas in India and USA.

Antonio holds a degree in Biology from the University of Granada, but believes his multidisciplinary skills were developed through temporal work or internships in Mount Sinai Hospital, NY (USA); Environmental Laboratory in the University of Puerto Rico; AmaZOOnico in Ecuador; Scone Equine Hospital, Australia or Natura 2000, Cape Verde.

Amy Gooden

Professor & Leader

Amy is passionate about the intersection of language, education, culture, and inclusion and this is what makes her such an inspiring member of our team.

She is a lifelong traveler and a truly intercultural person. Amy is a kind and giving mentor to her students and colleagues and firmly believes that education will guide us to a…

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Amy is passionate about the intersection of language, education, culture, and inclusion and this is what makes her such an inspiring member of our team. She is a lifelong traveler and a truly intercultural person. Amy is a kind and giving mentor to her students and colleagues and firmly believes that education will guide us to a more regenerative culture in the XXI century.

For more than a decade, Amy has served as a Preceptor for Harvard University’s Institute for English Language Programs, where she was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award for her work supporting international students and emerging bilingual learners. She has performed as Co-Director of the Lesley University Institute for English Language Programs Beyond Borders and Academic Director of Global Academic Advantage Programs. She teaches undergraduate, graduate and school level courses such as sheltered English immersion, intercultural education and communication and writing workshop for multilingual learners. Amy also serves as an educational consultant and provides professional development for teachers of multicultural and multilingual learners in local school districts and universities including the Boston pathways to licensure program and Brown University-Shenzhen Institute.

Amy holds a Doctorate in Education from Boston University with a concentration in second language teacher education and intercultural teaching and learning. As an academic, she continues to carry out cross cultural research in Costa Rica, Spain, US and Jamaica. Amy was awarded Governor Deval Patrick’s Gateways Cities grant to support the creation of a multi-year university/public school district partnership, she played a key role in developing a global TEFL teacher education partnership between Boston University and the Chinese Ministry of Education and has been invited by the US Department of State to present on the themes of inclusion and differentiation in language teaching.

Martin Goldburd

Chief Operation Officer

Martin is our operations manager, responsible for coordinating the different departments and ensuring that both students and professionals have everything they need.

His professional career is linked to team management for more than 20 years in  in different professional sectors such as Team…

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Martin is our operations manager, responsible for coordinating the different departments and ensuring that both students and professionals have everything they need.

His professional career is linked to team management for more than 20 years in different professional sectors such as Team Development, Coaching, Retail and Large Distribution.

His main motivation is to grow his teams and offer the best experience for students enrolling our Programs and Courses.

He promotes projects to support local communities, offering scholarships and growth opportunities to the most disadvantaged.

Nazaret Expósito

Visual Communication & Photographer

The unique way Nazaret looks at the world around her is the reason she is the leader of our audiovisual team. She generates graphic and audiovisual resources with the challenge of capturing the essence of our project.

She has a Fine Arts’ degree specialized in audiovisual communication and…

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The unique way Nazaret looks at the world around her is the reason she is the leader of our audiovisual team. She generates graphic and audiovisual resources with the challenge of capturing the essence of our project.

She has a Fine Arts’ degree specialized in audiovisual communication and a Certificate of Higher Education in Photography. Nazaret supplements her education with a wide variety of skills such as dance, music and sports, among others. Coupled with this, her experience as a social volunteer and as a painting instructor has reinforced her way of understanding and teaching, using and transmitting art as a tool for crafting our personal vision of reality.

Nazaret’s main motivation is to put forward and share knowledge about art and photography in cooperation with projects such as ours, always at the service of the community.

Arturo Tapia

Head of Academic Department

Arturo Tapia believes that education is the best way to make the world a healthier place to live in.

He is a passionate and energetic educator because he feels the importance of culture and art. As an art historian and non-formal educator in the area of International Education, he has developed an open mind to constant learning.

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Arturo Tapia believes that education is the best way to make the world a healthier place to live in. He is a passionate and energetic educator because he feels the importance of culture and art. As an art historian and non-formal educator in the area of International Education, he has developed an open mind to constant learning. That is why, as Head of our Academic Department, he is an advocate for new immersive learning methodologies like service learning and experiential learning.

He has a master’s degree in Cultural Tourism Management and Local Development, as well as extensive experience as cultural heritage guide. He is a very proactive and polivalent educator. Arturo has developed educational projects for schoolchildren and adults of the local environment through Celei, local social associations, and the Department of Didactics of Social Sciences of the University of Granada.

Jesús González

Digital Marketing Operations & SEO Specialist

Years of constant study and implementation of innovative and proprietary methods in Local Digital Marketing.

Interests in Local Marketing innovation and development of new techniques to increase the impact of local businesses in their environment.

SEO specialist for SMEs, social media management and trafficker…

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Years of constant study and implementation of innovative and proprietary methods in Local Digital Marketing.

Interests in Local Marketing innovation and development of new techniques to increase the impact of local businesses in their environment.
SEO specialist for SMEs, social media management and trafficker (both Facebook and Google Ads).

Studies:

Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Administration, Master in Tourism and Local Development, MBA in Digital Marketing specialist at The Power MBA. CEO in Conseo, Digital Marketing Agency.

“Father, companion and a friendly arm for those in need”.

Collaborating Agents of

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Antonia Bolívar

   Founder, Mentor & Adviser

Antonia’s passion for education was the reason Celei was born. Her strong sense of social justice has inspired her team for over 30 years and has forever defined the phylosophy of our school. She believes that education is our biggest opportunity on the road to equality and peace.

Antonia has performed across various fields during her time at Celei.

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Antonia’s passion for education was the reason Celei was born. Her strong sense of social justice has inspired her team for over 30 years and has forever defined the phylosophy of our school. She believes that education is our biggest opportunity on the road to equality and peace.

Antonia has performed across various fields during her time at Celei. These include academic director for SIT, program coordinator, language and culture instructor and Head of the school. She has also developed several European funded projects and worked as a simultaneous interpreter.

Her university education in Psychology, Interpretation and her master in International Management, Leadership and Service allowed her to travel, work and live in USA, England, France and Russia. Antonia acts as counselor, advisor and endless source of knowledge in Celei today.

Tatchiwo Césaire

Filmmaker, Migration Expert 

Césaire was born in January 1989 in New-Bell, in the West of Cameroon. Passionate about Cinematography since his childhood, he now stages the voice of undocumented migrants.

For years, he has been working on audiovisual projects related to migration; collaborating with Moroccan and European actors, and also with Sub-Saharan…

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Césaire was born in January 1989 in New-Bell, in the West of Cameroon. Passionate about Cinematography since his childhood, he now stages the voice of undocumented migrants.

For years, he has been working on audiovisual projects related to migration; collaborating with Moroccan and European actors, and also with Sub-Saharan migrants from all African communities in Morocco. He has produced short films and video clips in association with Diaspora Social Films. His first documentary film, entitled ”Les aventuriers du désert”, denounces the violence and mistreatment inflicted on migrants at the gates of Europe.

He has been living in Morocco for the past 7 years, on his journey to Europe. He has training in Marketing, Computer Graphics, Audiovisual Editing, and Industrial Rewinding. He also has a basic knowledge of Medicine and has participated in workshops about migration at the Art Lina (socio-cultural centre) in Rabat, Morocco.

Cesaire is currently writing a book about the journey of a migrant through the desert.

Pilar Posadas

Pedagogy, Mindfulness & Meditation Professor

Dr. Posadas has also a degree in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Granada.

She currently teaches at the Chair of Consciousness of the University of Granada, in the Master Consciousness and Development of the Foundation for the Development of Consciousness and in the Mindfulness Expert of the Camilo José Cela University of Madrid.

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Dr. Posadas has also a degree in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Granada.

She currently teaches at the Chair of Consciousness of the University of Granada, in the Master Consciousness and Development of the Foundation for the Development of Consciousness and in the Mindfulness Expert of the Camilo José Cela University of Madrid.

She has given conferences, lectures, courses and workshops in Spain, Italy, Finland, Norway and New Zealand on pedagogical and methodological innovation, neuroeducation, mindfulness, postural-mental-emotional awareness, and the CRAFT Program.

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Kim De Coster

Sustainability Expert

Kim envisions a world where brands and people work together to create a sustainable future and to support that mission, founded Slow & Co, a company that specialises in creating sustainable connections to help entrepreneurs, companies and consumers around the world achieve sustainable growth, through networking events, webinars, training, and working side by side with entrepreneurs according to their specific sustainable needs.

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Kim envisions a world where brands and people work together to create a sustainable future and to support that mission, founded Slow & Co, a company that specialises in creating sustainable connections to help entrepreneurs, companies and consumers around the world achieve sustainable growth, through networking events, webinars, training, and working side by side with entrepreneurs according to their specific sustainable needs.

With a background in different corporate roles in several countries – from marketing and PR in the diamond business, sales in the financial world to middle management in an HR company – she moved to Tenerife to work in a management position in a local business group within the real estate & hospitality sector

When in 2017, she lost her husband to cancer, and after having experienced firsthand what impact food and stress have on health and so many industries on the planet, she adopted a plant based diet and a more sustainable lifestyle. Two years later, she decided to dedicate herself to what really matters: the well-being of the planet and the people who inhabit it.

Marisa Hernández

Art Historian & Expert in Heritage Education

Marisa is that teacher whose students never forget. Her passion for education and art has led her to drive big projects. She has collaborated with Celei for the past 25 years, being part of the Academic Department. In parallel, she has sailed in the world of culture and education with a proactive spirit of constant learning.

Marisa currently holds a management position as Vice-Dean of University Extension and Social…

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Marisa is that teacher whose students never forget. Her passion for education and art has led her to drive big projects. She has collaborated with Celei for the past 25 years, being part of the Academic Department. In parallel, she has sailed in the world of culture and education with a proactive spirit of constant learning.

Marisa currently holds a management position as Vice-Dean of University Extension and Social Responsibility at the Faculty of Education Sciences of the University of Granada, where she is a Professor in the Department of Didactics of Social Sciences. She leads the European project “StoryLine” by the UGR and is part of the Network of Experts in Cultural and Natural Heritage. Marisa has coordinated the Master’s Degree in Cultural Management and designed the Master’s Degree in Cultural Tourism Management and Local Development. She has participated in artistic inventories for the University of Granada and the Ministry of Culture of Spain, as well as in numerous Teaching Innovation projects.

Graduated in Education in Human Sciences and in Geography and History. She holds a doctorate in Art History and is an expert in different fields of Heritage Education and Culture Management. She has published books and articles in journals on topics as interesting as Urban Artistic Interventions and Social Education in Multicultural Spain; Historical Memory, Civil War and Exile; Violence and Gender; Granada textiles; Innovation and entrepreneurship methodologies for teachers.

Marisa has attended numerous international congresses and professional stays in research and teaching centers in Russia (MGIMO), Ireland, Puerto Rico and Mexico, where she worked with institutions such as the Diego Rivera and Frida Khalo Casa Estudio Museum and the National Center for Research, Documentation and Information of Plastic Arts of the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature of Mexico.

Fernando Morales

Environmentalist & Regenerative Projects

Fernando Morales is a climate activist and a strong believer in the power of positive-thinking. He envisions a world with international justice and nature as part of the solution for climate recovery.

As environmental scientist at Granada University, Fernando specializes in landscape restoration, leading nature-based restoration projects in southern Spain, helping communities… 

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Fernando Morales is a climate activist and a strong believer in the power of positive-thinking. He envisions a world with international justice and nature as part of the solution for climate recovery.

As environmental scientist at Granada University, Fernando specializes in landscape restoration, leading nature-based restoration projects in southern Spain, helping communities transform desertified-lands into healthy and productive landscapes. In addition, Fernando keeps his cutting edge research of the world restoration economy, working alongside the non-profit organization Regenera Hub and as global ambassador for Youth4Nature.

Prior to his current position, Fernando engaged actively with the international scenario, participating in high-level climate discussions, such as UN Conference of the Parties (COP), as well as pursuing green entrepreneurship programs at Babson College (USA), Impact Hub (Italy) and Creative cities (Belgium), to strengthen his business skills for environmental impact.

Norberto Goldburd

Painter & Graphic Arts Expert

With more than 40 years of experience in the art world, he studied Fine Arts in Buenos Aires. Expert in Graphic Arts at the Rietveld Akademie in Amsterdam, he has extensive experience teaching introductory courses in drawing, creative painting, composition and color theory, as well as in relation to plastic expression. His activity is a deep and critical reflection on humanity. It is an ecological song for a lost mankind…

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With more than 40 years of experience in the art world, he studied Fine Arts in Buenos Aires. Expert in Graphic Arts at the Rietveld Akademie in Amsterdam, he has extensive experience teaching introductory courses in drawing, creative painting, composition and color theory, as well as in relation to plastic expression. His activity is a deep and critical reflection on humanity. It is an ecological song for a lost mankind which searches for communication and love. Norberto says that he is painting reality, a reality which is plenty of destruction, and plenty of disintegration. His art steams from the need of breaking ISOLATION and FEAR: landscapes implore a world where its parts become a unity.

Artist by profession, his work has been exhibited in various international museums and cultural institutions.

Norberto was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1953. For political reasons he emigrated to Amsterdam in 1979 where he lived for 7 years. He lives in Granada from 1986 where he has developed the activity which is covered in this exhibition.

His technique is meticulous. The treatment of colour and forms is like a battle with the elements. Stemming from a sketch of the scene he refine the paintings until he agrees with the result. One colour after another colour, one tone after another tone, one detail after another detail.

Julia Amigo

Gender Studies Expert

Julia is passionate about reading, writing and constantly learning and experiencing new things.

She is currently working on her doctorate in gender studies at the University of Granada, with a thesis on contemporary western tattooing from a feminist lens.

She studied nursing, anthropology, sex education and a masters in women´s and gender studies.

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Julia is passionate about reading, writing and constantly learning and experiencing new things.

She is currently working on her doctorate in gender studies at the University of Granada, with a thesis on contemporary western tattooing from a feminist lens.

She studied nursing, anthropology, sex education and a masters in women´s and gender studies.

She has taught adults on this subjects, focusing on difference, diversity, gender equality and bodily autonomy. She truly believes that society is ready for change, and education is key to that transformation.

Jade Talivez

Graphic Designer & French Language Teacher

Currently studying linguistics in Granada, Jade is a language enthusiast and tries to pass this on in her job as an English teacher. She believes in the unique relationship between teacher and student, and the importance of having good teachers in life that will inspire you and help you to develop your own potential.

Raised in a family of artists, she naturally grew a strong interest for Art, whatever form it takes.

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Currently studying linguistics in Granada, Jade is a language enthusiast and tries to pass this on in her job as an English teacher. She believes in the unique relationship between teacher and student, and the importance of having good teachers in life that will inspire you and help you to develop your own potential.

Raised in a family of artists, she naturally grew a strong interest for Art, whatever form it takes. She has a Fine Arts’ diploma, and worked for many years as an art collector’s assistant, specializing in Japanese textiles and antiques.

Drawing is part of her daily routine, She’s inspired by many things whilst wandering on the Internet or in museums. She enjoys playing the guitar and sings “when no one is around”, she says. She’s always looking for a break to travel and learn new languages and culture habits. She’s a total podcast addict.

Toni Oliver

Archaelogist 

Antonio’s passion is archaeology. Whenever he finds a new chance to advance professionally, he finds the lessons to also grow personally. He has been in scavations in Africa, Asia and Europe. Today, he continues carrying out his labor in the heart of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada and Malaga.

Antonio studied History and a Master’s degree in Secondary School Teaching from the University… 

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Antonio’s passion is archaeology. Whenever he finds a new chance to advance professionally, he finds the lessons to also grow personally. He has been in scavations in Africa, Asia and Europe. Today, he continues carrying out his labor in the heart of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada and Malaga.

Antonio studied History and a Master’s degree in Secondary School Teaching from the University of Málaga. He is a perpetual learner, always open to new knowledge and happy to share his experiences with his students.

Javier Llorente

Adventure Sports Educator

Javier is the co-founder of Aventura Cabraloca. He has been dedicated to his passion for adventure sports since his trip to England, where he studied a foundation degree in sports coaching and fitness and worked with special populations in public programs designed to improve the quality of life of people. He was part of the organizers of Cheshire East youth basketball program, where he worked hand and hand with local basketball clubs as a lead coach and teacher.

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Javier is the co-founder of Aventura Cabraloca. He has been dedicated to his passion for adventure sports since his trip to England, where he studied a foundation degree in sports coaching and fitness and worked with special populations in public programs designed to improve the quality of life of people. He was part of the organizers of Cheshire East youth basketball program, where he worked hand and hand with local basketball clubs as a lead coach and teacher.

On his return to Spain he extended his experience and education in adventure sports and created his own company to make his idea of adventure sports as a bridge to respect nature. This company allowed him to live moments such as the making of the first vía ferrata for children in Andalucía through his work with local towns, and collaborations with amazing partners like Celei International by leading the adventure experiences of our students.

Héctor Jerez

Political Scientist & Digital Labor Consultant

He is a political scientist and labor consultant specialized in digital skills for employment. As a multidisciplinary professional, he specializes in building strategies with a global vision aimed at achieving specific objectives, both in the job search and in the strategic planning of all types of entities. His field of work as a freelance includes:

Career guidance for employment, with special emphasis on the development of digital skills for a search and a more…

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He is a political scientist and labor consultant specialized in digital skills for employment. As a multidisciplinary professional, he specializes in building strategies with a global vision aimed at achieving specific objectives, both in the job search and in the strategic planning of all types of entities. His field of work as a freelance includes:

Career guidance for employment, with special emphasis on the development of digital skills for a search and a more effective professional positioning. For this, he uses the multiple tools that he has been collecting. He has extensive training as a blogger and manager of virtual communities making available to his users he has a global and highly disciplinary vision, not only because of his training as a political scientist, but also because of his professional experience. 

He has worked as a political advisor, a local development consultant and within the third sector as a volunteer manager and facilitator. In addition, he also holds a PhD degree in the analysis of social problems, so he also knows social research techniques.

He develops local development plans through the revitalization of social agents.

Dynamization of virtual communities, or, more specifically, Community Manager services specialized in social and political issues. Talks, conferences and training on subjects related to his professional field.

Carlos Samper

Accessibility Expert

Carlos Samper is passionate about making the world more inclusive and accessible. His training as a teacher, his master’s degree in Physical Activity and Sports Adapted to People with Disabilities and his 20 years of experience, have made him a creator of ideas and spaces that always seek to serve vulnerable groups.

He has worked as an educator in Special Education Centers, has been a national sports…

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Carlos Samper is passionate about making the world more inclusive and accessible. His training as a teacher, his master’s degree in Physical Activity and Sports Adapted to People with Disabilities and his 20 years of experience, have made him a creator of ideas and spaces that always seek to serve vulnerable groups.

He has worked as an educator in Special Education Centers, has been a national sports coach for people with disabilities, founded and directed a company specializing in adapted sports, has been a volunteer in international cooperation and is also a trainer and consultant who has led him to share his knowledge in Spain and Latin America.

Carlos is the creator of accessibility and inclusion projects for both public and private entities and collaborates with educational institutions of all colors and levels. 

He is a strong advocate of the belief that “if we teach children to accept diversity as normal, it would not be necessary to talk about inclusion, but about coexistence”.

Álvaro Cirujano

European Project Manager

Álvaro Cirujano Hernández is a sociologist specialized in participatory methodologies applied to social intervention and local development. More than 15 years dedicated to the third sector of social action, education and development cooperation. He completed the master’s degree of the CIMAS network of the Complutense University of Madrid in Participatory Action Research applied to Local Development and is in possession…

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Álvaro Cirujano Hernández is a sociologist specialized in participatory methodologies applied to social intervention and local development. More than 15 years dedicated to the third sector of social action, education and development cooperation. He completed the master’s degree of the CIMAS network of the Complutense University of Madrid in Participatory Action Research applied to Local Development and is in possession of the Certificate of Pedagogical aptitude for the specialty of geography and history.

Researcher, teacher and community activist, his career reveals a social craftsman who has worked in different entities for the construction of a diverse society, working as a project technician and program coordinator in several of the most important associations of migrants in Spain, developing most of his professional career in Madrid, where he served as director for six years of the Day Center “El Ruedo”, where he continued from 2016 to 2019 as a volunteer as part of the Board of Directors. 

Throughout his career he has taken part in social movements for freedom of movement and human rights; combining activism with professional work.  

Alvaro’s passion is working for social transformation.

Alberto Morales

Environmentalist & Philosopher

Alberto believes that a new lens for the observation of our environment and landscapes may give us a new chance to enjoy the world we live in.

He has a degree in environmental sciences and he’s an ornithology expert. Alberto has worked in the Parque de las Ciencias de Granada. He has coordinated environmental education projects at the Sierra Nevada Ornithological Station, where he still collaborates.

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Alberto believes that a new lens for the observation of our environment and landscapes may give us a new chance to enjoy the world we live in.

He has a degree in environmental sciences and he’s an ornithology expert. Alberto has worked in the Parque de las Ciencias de Granada. He has coordinated environmental education projects at the Sierra Nevada Ornithological Station, where he still collaborates. Alberto has ample teaching experience in training courses through different associations: both in ornithology courses taught at the University of Granada, and in concrete training projects taught in Guatemala.

He is part time traveler, philosopher and writer as well as full time critical thinker.

“The brain is a muscle, therefore we should work it out just as we work out our bodies.”

Ángela Bodega

Psychologist, Dancer & Actress

Ángela works as a child, adolescent and adult psychologist, with a trend linked to art and third-generation therapies such as Mindfulness or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She also has extensive experience as a contemporary dance teacher.

Furthermore, she is the co-director and performer of the performing arts company The Nose Theater, that uses a multidisciplinary language…

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Ángela works as a child, adolescent and adult psychologist, with a trend linked to art and third-generation therapies such as Mindfulness or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She also has extensive experience as a contemporary dance teacher.

Furthermore, she is the co-director and performer of the performing arts company The Nose Theater, that uses a multidisciplinary language to deal with issues of special, social and emotional relevance: refugee crisis, addiction to technology or gender violence.

She has a degree in Psychology from the University of Granada and a Master’s degree in General Health Psychology from the University of Seville. Ángela is a specialist in dance and movement with training in Professional Teaching in Contemporary Dance by the Professional Conservatory “Reina Sofía” and various workshops with professionals of great international impact.

Chúa Alba

Flamenco Teacher & Professional Dancer

Chúa Alba is in love with teaching Flamenco. It has been her life for years to inspire respect for this art. Chúa focuses her classes in intuitive work, technical bases, origins and much more.

Within her career she has collaborated in workshops and courses in Granada, Barcelona, Salamanca, Bilbao, Vitoria, San Sebastian, Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra… She has traveled from Siberia to… 

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Chúa Alba is in love with teaching Flamenco. It has been her life for years to inspire respect for this art. Chúa focuses her classes in intuitive work, technical bases, origins and much more.

Within her career she has collaborated in workshops and courses in Granada, Barcelona, Salamanca, Bilbao, Vitoria, San Sebastian, Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra… She has traveled from Siberia to California, having fun with her students and always with the vision of how important intercultural training is.

Julio Bolívar

Spanish and Culture Teacher & Musician

Julio has been our spanish teacher for the last 10 years. His dynamic way of teaching languages allows our students to enjoy and learn spanish through culture.

He has extensive experience as an official cultural heritage guide in Granada and the Alhambra. Julio has collaborated with several education projects with the Experiment in International Living, Berkeley Carroll school and various artistic…

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Julio has been our spanish teacher for the last 10 years. His dynamic way of teaching languages allows our students to enjoy and learn spanish through culture.

He has extensive experience as an official cultural heritage guide in Granada and the Alhambra. Julio has collaborated with several education projects with the Experiment in International Living, Berkeley Carroll school and various artistic and sustainable development projects.

Part-time photographer and musician, he brings this special love for art to arise sensitivity in our students.

James Hawkes

English Literature & Creative writing Teacher

James is an English and Spanish Teacher and Translator who believes deeply in the value of nature in our lives. He is also an avid admirer of Literature from all countries and societies, fascinated by the differences in cultural literature that can be enjoyed and learned from.

James studied Literature and Philosophy at the University of London which introduced him to some texts and modes of…

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James is an English and Spanish Teacher and Translator who believes deeply in the value of nature in our lives. He is also an avid admirer of Literature from all countries and societies, fascinated by the differences in cultural literature that can be enjoyed and learned from.

James studied Literature and Philosophy at the University of London which introduced him to some texts and modes of thought both mainstream and underground.

He was President of the University of London Rambling Society and a member of the Universidad de Salamanca Belloteros Nature Society, both teaching him about Botany, Natural Sciences, and Emotional Wellbeing through nature.

James believes in Creative Writing as a mode of expression, and adores outdoor meditation. He is excited to be continually learning about all these fields as he goes.

Sara Álvarez

Biologist, Scouter & Photographer

Sara’s passion is the protection and restoration of nature. She dedicates her life to raising awareness and educating about the importance of our most valuable gift. Her fascination for wildlife and new landscapes, has led her to travel around the world working and doing multiple internships.

She has collaborated in natural conservation projects with cetaceans in the Mediterranean sea…

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Sara’s passion is the protection and restoration of nature. She dedicates her life to raising awareness and educating about the importance of our most valuable gift. Her fascination for wildlife and new landscapes, has led her to travel around the world working and doing multiple internships.

She has collaborated in natural conservation projects with cetaceans in the Mediterranean sea (Italy), Tasmania’s native animals at Trowunna wildlife sanctuary (Australia), primates with AAP Primadomus (Spain), and endangered sea turtles with Natura 2000 (Cape Verde).

Sara graduated as a Biologist in the University of Granada and expanded her formation with a Master’s degree in Conservation and Management of Biodiversity. Moreover, she has experience working with adolescents and adults as coordinator in Granada’s scout group, covering survival and orientation in the wild.

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