Juan-Carlos Piñeiro is an Educator, Performing Artist, Motivational Speaker, Certified Yoga Teacher, and Personal Development Coach that has spent more than 15 years researching, developing, and facilitating experiences that utilize artistic expression as a tool for self-cultivation and psychosocial development among diverse populations.
He holds an Associate’s Degree in Humanities and Social Science from SUNY Orange, a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Black Studies and focuses in both Women’s and Caribbean Studies from SUNY New Paltz along with a Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Psychology with a Specialization in Spiritual Psychology and a Concentration in Transpersonal Eco-Psychology from Sofia University’s Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.
Additionally, he is the current Assistant Director of Student Involvement for Leadership and Multi-Cultural Programs and a First Year Seminar Professor at Westchester Community College, an Applied Psychology Professor at SUNY Orange and a 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Fellow (within a nationally recognized association of higher ed. professionals) who was tasked with the research, development and implementation of co-curricular student development programs to meet the needs of diverse audiences in an inclusive manner.
Juan-Carlos encourages his students, readers and listeners to cultivate their own inner teacher & practice nonjudgmental, compassionate self-awareness throughout their own individual journeys. Infusing positive energy and inspiration he uses music, humor, storytelling and poetry to create a fun, and safe space to de-stress the mind, strengthen the body and connect to spirit.
Stay Awesome and Amazing Always,
M.A.T.P., C.Y.T. Juan-Carlos (Latin) Piñeiro
Mi gente! Tambien hablo español.