About John

Dr. John Amaral D.C., Creator of Body Centered Leadership

About John

Dr. John Amaral D.C., Creator of Body Centered Leadership

John’s Vision

We all have the capacity for greatness, and only by learning how to become one with our bodies do we access and sustain the depth, clarity and congruence that propels us into our full leadership potential.

We all have a calling – a deeper knowing that beckons us to grow into the person we are destined to be – and only through fully integrating our bodies and minds can we show up for that calling, fulfilling ourselves and uplifting and inspiring others along the way.

As we connect more deeply to who we really are, beyond our stories, beliefs and conditioning, we discover an inner-knowing, decisiveness and profound aliveness that guides and fulfills us beyond anything that we could ever try to figure out or plan.

By discovering this deeper connection to our core, and reorganizing our lives so we consistently live from that place, we effortlessly become the leaders we were meant to be.

This is Body Centered Leadership.

John & Christina

Christina and I have spent almost two decades working with hundreds of elite-level clients in various industries around the globe, and we’ve found that over and over, that what most people think of  as “success” is only fulfilling when you are living an integrated life.

I developed BCL for achievers dedicated to creating an extraordinary life (for themselves and others) with the understanding that they need a predictable and reproducible way to suspend and negate the stressful effects of the jam-packed lifestyle that they lead, while at the same time helping them continue to explore, expand and grow — so that they can contribute even more of their gifts in the world.

Dr. John Amaral, D.C.

John has served as a personal practitioner for many well-known leaders including Anthony Robbins, business guru Jay Abraham and NLP innovator Robert Dilts. He’s been a guest-presenter at Singularity University and provided care for members of the board of directors of the XPrize organization.

Dr. Christina Amaral, D.C.

Christina has taught SRI classes alongside Donny Epstein, the visionary developer of Epstein Technologies, Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) and Somato Respiratory Integration (SRI) at his premiere programs for nearly a decade.

“These revolutionary methodologies, are amongst the most powerful sources of personal transformation I have ever experienced or seen. They produce embodied and empowered strategies that are both sustainable and enjoyable for enhanced human resourcefulness and wellness.

I am stronger, more inspired, creative and healthy because of this work.  It has personally and professionally helped me to maximize my ability to contribute to others.”


“John Amaral’s Body Centered Leadership is the quintessential program for embodied strategies of change. All leaders need to have within them and at their grasp, these skills for optimal performance and a richer life. The Epstein Technologies, integrated with John’s insightful teaching and classes are unparalleled in what they deliver to change agents and leaders in today’s world.”





The relationship between BCL & the founder of
Network Spinal Analysis

John and Christina are recognized as two of the top practitioners of Epstein’s technologies in the world.  Christina assists Donny during many of his premiere programs, and John has trained hundreds of chiropractors using Epstein’s approach.

Donny Epstein is a pioneer in the field of the human body and consciousness who has developed a number of groundbreaking technologies for enhancing human resourcefulness, including Network Spinal Analysis, Somato Respiratory Integration, Reorganizational Healing and Reorganizational Living.

Epstein’s technologies have been researched through major universities including the UC Irvine Medical College and the USC Department of Engineering, because of their significant effects on quality of life and the ability to handle stress.


The Leader’s Journey

If you can feel the effects that a fast-paced life is having on your body and mind, yet you don’t want to slow down (or you just can’t seem to find the time to) and you want to be fully engaged and have a deeper, richer experience of life, then BCL offers a totally new and innovative solution for outer-world performance and inner world fulfillment.

If you’re working and playing at the highest level in life, yet you still feel that something is missing or that you’re somehow depleted, or have tension that you just can’t shake (even though on the surface things might look and feel “good”) BCL will give you a massive shortcut to a new level of depth and fulfillment — and a more effortlessly guided experience of life.

About The Program

“John was working on me and I felt this huge surge of energy, and I literally came up with the entire branding and future of the company for the next two years, and how we position ourselves as a result of that.  It was like BAM!”