Nathan Shara

Nathan Shara

Professional Faculty
Management of Organizations

Embodied leadership for social transformation


Nathan Shara is therapist, writer and educator whose work focuses on embodiment as a pragmatic approach for aligning our values and actions, as well as a path for individual and social transformation. He is a senior teacher with the national organization generative somatics, offering leadership development, capacity building and trauma healing to U.S.-based social and environmental justice movement leaders and organizations. He is also a senior faculty member at Strozzi Institute, leading transformative, experiential courses on embodied leadership for individuals, teams and organizations.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Embodied Leadership
  • Social Power
  • Privilege & Oppression
  • Trauma
  • Resilience
  • Transformative Conflict Mediation & Accountability