Find Your True North

Norman J Rodea


• 37 years old, Systems and Algorithms Engineer – UDLAP.
• Permanent inner traveler.
• Professional mountain and expedition guide with 20 years experience.
• Outdoor Education and Deep Ecology facilitator with 15 years experience.
• 10-year practitioner and instructor of Shaolin QiGong.
• 6-year practitioner of Kaula Tantra.
• Has worked on Ancestral Deep Ecology for 13 years under the teachings of more than 15 indigenous Elders in Mexico and South America.
• Designed the based model for the Sustainable Tourism Masters Program for The Environmental University (UMA).
• Led a 1,200 km research expedition for the Mexican government through the bio-cultural corridors of the states of Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas, focused on the relationship between rural and indigenous cultures and their environment.
• Faculty member and lead consultant for The Environmental University (UMA): Sustainable Tourism Site Development, Social-Environmental Relationships, and Ancestral Deep Ecology.
• Program Director for Outward Bound Mexico.
• Certified Instructor for NOM-09-TUR-2002 Expedition Guide´s certification.
• Active member with the Mexican Mountain and Climbing Guides Association.
• Chief Route designer on Desafío Discovery 2016 for Discovery Channel.
• Permaculture and Site Understanding certificate.
• ABC – Adventure Based Counseling certificate.
• WFR – Wilderness First Responder certificate.