Daniel was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. He is of mixed European, Indigenous, and Mexican Mestizo heritage.
He is finishing his doctoral studies in clinical psychology. Daniel is training in the fields of depth psychology, teaching, academic and career counseling, organizational psychology, and management consulting.
A practicing Mahayana Buddhist, Daniel has been meditating for 13 years, and training meditators and hatha yoga practitioners for 5 years.
He has an extensive education in Yoga Studies, Mindfulness Research, Clinical Psychology, Herbal Medicine, and Horticulture.
In addition, Daniel has over ten years of managerial, management consultation and coaching experience with several successful Information Technology companies.