Oren Pardes offers insight, support, and assistance to individuals and businesses in many areas as a Catalyst, Coach, and Consultant – holding space, holding hands, and holding accountable. Oren’s unique perspective often enhances and accelerates outcomes that others desire.
Oren Pardes is the creator of OrenPardes.com, Knead2Dance, Movin2gether, Travel Kneads, Bodywork For Working Bodies, Appreciating Your Assets, Math Made Easy, Bringing Out Your Best, Chameleon Color & Design, and Acronames.
Although formally “credentialed” as a Certified Orthopedic Technologist (OTC), an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), a Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP), Nationally Certified Therapeutic Massage and Bodyworker (NCTMB), Tour Guide, and Dance Instructor, Oren has actually always been in the “transportation and transformation” business – helping people get from where they are to where they desire, best “fit”, and/or can make the most difference. Oren‘s education, experience, intuition, insight, perception, and perspective often seem to enable him to consistently notice, communicate, and contribute what others cannot.
Oren is a veteran of both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Army. He served in an Artillery unit (as a Unit Diary Clerk), Signals Intelligence (as a Linguist), and Special Forces (as a Medic). In civilian life, Oren has worked on ambulances, hospital emergency rooms, orthopedic clinics, and surgical suites (providing patient care); academic educational institutions and dance studios (teaching classes); factories, farms, and fields (as a machinist, fruit picker, and sheep herder); driving various vehicles (as a mover, adventure tour leader, and hot air balloon chase crew member); dealing craps, poker, roulette and blackjack at local casino parties; mystery shopping and reviewing businesses for Yelp – while maintaining his own holistic (body-mind-movement) health relationship coaching practice, various online businesses, and growing social media presence.
Oren’s favorite roles have been as a teacher, husband, and father. His favorite recreational activities range from yoga, martial arts, (partner) dancing, and people watching to SCUBA and skydiving, travel and learning languages, solving puzzles and creating acronames, genealogical research, exploring local trails, foreign countries, and new ways to see, do, understand, and explain things, and sharing his experience, perspective, and understanding for the benefit of others.
Oren has been on the support staff of many business and personal development seminars (for some of the country’s most well-known and successful speakers and trainers) and many people have commented that his presence greatly enhanced their overall experience, understanding, ability to later implement ideas, and obtain results – encouraging Oren to offer himself as a Health, Business, and Relationship Coach, Consultant, Trainer, and Speaker (edifying, encouraging, and empowering others, and often openly sharing “insider information” and his own uniquely insightful understanding and perspective on a wide variety of topics).
More a guide on the side than a sage on a stage, Oren is a “thought shepherd”.
Oren advocates and encourages awareness, appreciation, and acknowledgment of innate inherent beauty, value, and significance – recognizing and redefining everything and everyone as a (potentially valuable and possibly essential) “asset” and/or “resource” so that there are no “weeds”, no “waste”, no “wanting” and no need for wars based upon (fear of) “scarcity” (or no access to abundance).
Oren often writes about “appreciating your assets” and bringing out your best – using dance as a metaphor – emphasizing connections, interdependence, and creating opportunities for synergy (with potential for all to be better – together).
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