With 30 years of experience, Christian de la Huerta is a sought-after spiritual teacher, personal transformation coach and leading voice in the breathwork community. An award-winning author, Christian is a sought-after speaker whose unique self- development programs have been experienced across the world in university lecture halls, retreat centers, corporate boardrooms and houses of worship. His role can be described in a variety of ways: retreat facilitator, relationships expert, spiritual coach, leadership consultant and beyond. While his dedication manifests in a variety of ways for a diverse audience, all of Christian’s work shares a common result: profound personal transformation.
Christian is the creator and teacher of several self-development programs designed to help people get free and step into their authentic power in order to enjoy lives of meaning and purpose and relationships that work. His mission is to help catalyze a revolution of consciousness for the sake of humanity’s evolution.
His award-winning book, Coming Out Spiritually, was chosen by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the 10 best religion books of its year. The book was widely regarded critically and is considered a defining, trend-setting accomplishment in its field. Christian is an acclaimed speaker at various settings—including the TedX stage. He projects a compelling, authentic and warm presence when speaking in front of groups, large and small. He speaks from experience and walks his talk, and audiences feel that—and find his message particularly relevant in these times. Over the years, he has established himself as a respected leader in the field of spirituality. His retreats, workshops and other events are known for their life-changing effect and for their inspiring and transformative exploration of our innate human potential.
Graduating with honors from Tulane University, Christian obtained a degree in psychology. After working in the marketing and professional relations departments for several psychiatric and addictions hospitals in Miami, he walked away from his comfortable life to embark on a profound and challenging spiritual journey. Following a 20-year period in the San Francisco Bay Area, he again calls South Florida home, providentially finding his way back to Coconut Grove, his favorite Miami neighborhood.
4:42 What is soulful power?
7:19 How to access our soulful power, and make peace with the struggle for "worldly power" within us.
9:02 Understanding how an egoic, fear-based sense of self disrupts our relationship to power and causes suffering.
10:49 Christian's personal story that led to his work and the writing of his book.
13:51 The foundations of Christian's teachings and retreats.
17:39 Christian shares about the breathwork he teaches as an integral part of his transformational work
19:42 Christian's thoughts on resources like plant medicine as ways to expand beyond the limited ego-self.
22:41 Christian defines the dynamic of 'masculine' and 'feminine' power within everyone, and his emphasis on restoring women's empowerment in society.
29:23 Christian shares some practical steps we can take to heal our relationship to power, as detailed in his book.