Richard discovered Biodanza for himself in 1997 and subsequently trained as a teacher in London.  He is certified by the International Biocentric Foundation (IBF) as a Teacher and Teacher-Trainer of Biodanza, and has completed further training to facilitate a range of advanced workshops, including: Aqua Biodanza, Biodanza in Nature, The Tree of Desires, Identity & the Four Elements, The Evolution Project and The Minotaur Project.  

 Richard is currently Chair of ABTUK, the Association of Biodanza Teachers in the UK.  He runs regular classes and workshops in Glasgow and Dublin, and works closely with UK and Irish Biodanza Schools in training teachers. 

 Alongside Biodanza, he is a registered Practitioner Psychologist and lecturer in Counselling Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University.  He is married to Rona, and they live with their son, Rohan, and dog, Jack.