Martin J. Reinholtz
Activist, Teacher, Regenerative Social Systems Facilitator - Online and In-Person
Based in the forests near Oslo, Norway, Martin cherishes and tends his close relationship to the natural more-than-human world.
He comes from a career in Organizational Leadership, Ethics, and Innovation. With 15 years of hands-on and academic experience, building and reframing regenerative organizations. Specializing in emotional intelligence in teams, Inner sustainability, and “living systems organizations” guided by the ever-changing diversity of nature's creative properties inherent in humanity.
Simultaneously, Martin devoted his time as a volunteer. He has now, for over a decade, been engaged in peaceful environmental activism and civil disobedience. Taking impactful direct action towards the world's largest oil platforms in the middle of the Barents Sea, nuclear power plants in Northern Europe, and participating in mass mobilizations to halt coal production in Germany.
Throughout his engagement, he has co-founded several trauma-informed local and global environmental movements. His work has touched activists and change-makers worldwide. He now has settled in supporting activists and initiatives as an educator and facilitator in the fields of Ecological Grief, Ecological Design Thinking, Awareness Training, Regenerative Cultures, Self-Organizing Systems Design, Resilience, and Community reconnections. Guiding himself and others towards taking purposeful action with Heart despite challenging social and ecological conditions.
Rooted in the work of Arne Næss and as a facilitator for The Work That Reconnects Network (Active Hope). Martin is a scholar of Deep Ecology, System's Theory, Indigenous Wisdom, Taoism, and Zen, spending years in meditation, and Self-inquiry in Nature.
“In his work, he seamlessly weaves the more-than-human-world (nature) and timeless wisdom, through immersive somatic and thought-provoking experiences, into a compassionate path of awakening to interbeing”.
"One of the most influential and kind facilitators I worked with."
"I really appreciate the love and energy that you bring to this very important work which you deliver with such tenderness and generosity. It gives me such hope for the future and fills me with the courage needed to bring forward my best self in these times."