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George Burr Leonard (1923 – January 6, 2010) was an American writer, editor, and educator who wrote extensively about education and human potential. He was President Emeritus of the Esalen Institute, past-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, President of ITP International,[1] and a former editor of Look Magazine. He was also a former United States Army Air Corps pilot, and held a fifth degree black belt in aikido.[1]

Leonard was a co-founder of the Aikido of Tamalpais dojo in Corte Madera, California.[2] He also developed the Leonard Energy Training (LET) practice for centering the mind, body, and spirit.[2] Leonard died at his home in Mill Valley, California on January 6, 2010 after a long illness. He was 86 years old.[3]


  • The Way of Aikido: Life Lessons from an American Sensei
  • The Decline of the American Male
  • Shoulder the Sky
  • Education and Ecstasy
  • The Man & Woman Thing, and Other Provocations
  • The Transformation
  • The Ultimate Athlete
  • The Silent Pulse
  • The End of Sex
  • Walking on the Edge of the World
  • Mastery
  • The Life We Are Given


  1. ^ a b "Leonard's ITP Page"
  2. ^ a b "Aikido of Tamalpais Instructors"
  3. ^ Jones, Carolyn (January 7, 2010) "Human potential pioneer George Leonard dies", San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved January 10, 2012.

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