Alan Sloan is an executive coach, educator and facilitator in Halifax. He provides services in leadership development to government, institutions, not-for-profit organizations, businesses and individuals. He is a trainer and facilitator in community development and collaborative methodologies. For 40 years, Alan has been a senior teacher of mindfulness practice. He has given workshops in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia and Sweden. Alan has also presented numerous on-line courses on behalf of ALIA Institute and through his own consulting company. He has published two DVDs on mindfulness practice.