Michael was introduced to meditation in 1968. Teacher of Transcendental Meditation 1970-1993. Five Year BA Degree in Architecture, University of Washington, focusing on Sustainable Housing. Designer for Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (The Beatles Guru), in early 1970’s, of spiritual centers around the world using principles of Vastu. A scholar of the Manasara, a major Vedic text of Vastu, and 17 other major Vastu Sanskrit texts, including Rajvallagh by Shilpa Charya Mandan. Honorary Masters in Vedic Science from Nagar Academy, Noida, India 1981. Over 30 years consulting people worldwide to achieve success through Vastu.
Designed and built the first Microsoft building and several other buildings for Boeing according to Vastu tenets. Teacher of Meditation and Vedic Breathing for the Art of Living Foundation since 1993. As past CEO of Global Development, Michael was a leading builder in the Pacific Northwest with over 35 years experience in the construction industry, building over 20 million square feet of commercial space and 15,000 residences during his career. Past Member of the Board of Regents, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington. Vastu Architectural Designer and Presenter on Dr. Oz TV Show. Frequent blogger on the Dr. Oz Expert site