Ron Pevny, MA
Life coach and certified Sage-ing® leader
For forty years, Ron Pevny has been dedicated to assisting people in negotiating life transitions as they create lives of purpose and passion. He is founding director of the Center for Conscious Eldering, based in Durango, Colorado.
Author of Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: Embrace and Savor Your Next Chapter, he is a certified Sage-ing® leader, and creator and administrator of the twelve-organization Conscious Aging Alliance. He has served as host/interviewer for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 Transforming Aging Summits presented by the Shift Network.
Ron did his master’s degree work in integral counseling and psychotherapy at the California Institute of Integral Studies, learning therapeutic and growth practices from around the world. His unique approach emphasizes the importance of re-owning the role of elder, both for individuals and for a world greatly in need of the wisdom and gifts of true elders.
Over the past 15 years, Ron has presented many week-long Choosing Conscious Elderhood retreats at Ghost Ranch and other retreat centers around North America, as well as numerous introductory workshops.
Ron counts among his mentors Steven Foster and Meredith Little, whose mission was to remind contemporary society of the vital importance of rites of passage, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Sage-ing® movement, and the many conscious eldering workshop participants.