Taber Shadburne

Taber Shadburne

Rev. Taber Shadburne, M.A., is not only a professional musician and dancer, but also a cutting-edge counselor, spiritual guide, and teacher of transformation. For over 30 years, he's helped thousands of folks in 26 countries on 5 continents to transform their lives and their relationships. He's the creator of the work known as R/evolutionary R/elating, and is the senior trainer of Radical Honesty, having worked closely with the work's creator Dr. Brad Blanton for over 20 years. Taber co-authored The Heart of Healing: Inspired Ideas, Wisdom and Comfort from Today's Leading Voices along with notables such as Deepak Chopra, and he founded the Church of Soul, in Oakland, CA. Taber has a B.A. in Music & Comparative Religion, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology, and is an ordained interfaith minister. He studied Zen for 10 years, living and practicing at Dharma Rain Zen Center, and worked deeply with many different spiritual teachers and communities. As a soulful singer-songwriter-guitarist and passionate minister of music, Taber writes and performs spiritually-oriented jazzy neo-soul and interfaith gospel songs — what he calls "Heart & Soul Music." He''s performed at many churches, festivals, conferences, and fundraisers, including the Sacred Music and Arts Festival, the Science and Nonduality conference, the Nondual Wisdom & Psychotherapy conference, and events for the Shift Network, Adyashanti and the Open Gate Sangha, Angel Kyodo Williams and the Center for Transformative Change, Kyogen Carlson Roshi and the Dharma Rain Zen Center, and Rev. Michael Beckwith at the massive Agape International Spiritual Center, in L.A., where he gratefully received a standing ovation from thousands. (It also just so happens that Stephen & Devaa, the founders of the Shift Network, are two of his oldest and dearest friends.) Contact Taber: 510-323-3337  or  Taber@ChurchofSoul.org