Rebecca Bronson is the Founder and Executive Director of Satori Institute. Rebecca has been steering the direction and development of Satori Institute since 1998. 

Rebecca is a writer and intermedia artist.  She worked for many years in radio, television, and print media and for nearly a decade in community mental health primarily with women, children, and adolescents. Rebecca has studied extensively in the areas of  psychology, women's health and healing, women's studies, and living systems. She shares her eclectic wisdom and fresh insights through writing, performing, teaching, and designing innovative programming for Satori Institute.   

Rebecca holds a BS in Mass Communications, an MA in Psychology and Intermedia Arts, and did Ph.D studies in Arts and Healing with an emphasis in Creative Writing.


Patrick Williams is the Creative Director and Operations Manager of Satori Institute.  Patrick is a visionary educator, accomplished artist, and independent scholar. 

With over three decades of experience, Patrick has innovated creative curriculums and taught children and adults art, creativity, science, budo, and art history in public and private schools, community centers, teacher trainings, and mentorship experiences.

Patrick's  paintings and drawings have been shown in many solo exhibits and group shows throughout the United States, Japan, and China. His work has been represented by galleries in Chicago, Seattle, and Omaha.

He holds black belts in Karate-do and Aikido and has trained and taught budo for more than thirty years.  He also practices Kyudo, Japanese archery. Patrick has an expansive and comprehensive knowledge of art history and holds a BFA in painting from the University of Nebraska.