Ron Pevny, M.A., recognized his calling as a wilderness rite of passage guide in 1979 and ever since has been dedicated to assisting people in negotiating life transitions as they create lives of purpose and passion. He is Founding Director of the Center for Conscious Eldering, based in Durango, Colorado, which for more than a decade has presented retreats and workshops to support people in aging consciously. He is also a Certified Sage-ing® Leader with Sage-ing International. His life coaching practice is focused on individuals over 50 who are committed to aging consciously. He is author of Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: embrace and savor your next chapter., published in 2014 by Beyond Words/Atria Books, as well as numerous articles on conscious aging.