Ari Barkan is the co-founders of Orion and the original impetus behind the Orion vision. In 2000, Ari received a vision that led him to have a clear understanding of dharma and purpose in this life. He followed this vision to Thailand, where he first studied meditation with Thai monks in traditional cave settings and followed by a decade of understanding the esoteric techniques from various religions and cultures.
Ari is a Reiki Master who has been dedicated his life to the understanding and practice of this esoteric practices. He teaches in Thailand and internationally on the subjects of energy channeling and healing, creating ripples of change globally.
Ari has close relationships with shamans from the Brazilian Rainforest and embraces traditional indigenous practices and the use of sacred rituals to go deeper into the healing of our bodies and the Earth.