Meet the Team
Headmaster ByukWoon embodies the Sundo, an ancient root of Tao tradition and serves as our spiritual leader at Sedona Mago Retreat. Throughout his life, ByukWoon has studied ancient mind-body training methods and has dedicated the last 30 years to his practice and sharing it with people around the world. His focus and desire has always been to awaken the divinity in people and to heal.
Genia Sullivan, Director of Education
Genia, Director of Education for Sedona Mago Retreat, oversees the educational programs for our center and is lead trainer for many of our core programs. Genia has always been drawn to helping others. She received an undergraduate degree in Social Work and Master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry. Genia has been studying and teaching the Tao Sundo tradition since 2000.
Juniper Dahn, Program Director
Juniper is a lifetime seeker and healer who encountered the ancient wisdom of Tao in 1996. Awakened to the existence of cosmic truth and energy, Juniper has devoted her life to sharing the Tao traditions of inspiration, healing, and truth. Currently, Juniper serves as program director for the Tao Lifestyle Practice, an integrative program that shows how to live a balanced life through meditation, breathing, nutrition, and relaxation.
Chun Shim, Regional Coordinator
Chun Shim is the regional coordinator for Sedona Mago Retreat in Central Arizona and the manager of the Tao Healing Center in Chandler, Arizona. She has been a master healer, teacher, workshop trainer, and holistic life consultant for individuals and groups for almost two decades. Facilitating various workshops such as Chakra Healing, Finding Tao Within, Tao Living, and From Stress To Strength, Chum Shim educates people on how to connect and heal the physical body, the energy body, and the spiritual body.
Marie Seong, Program Director
Marie Seong leads the advanced level trainings and ceremonies at Sedona Mago Retreat. Marie began her practice in 1997, when modern medicine did not relieve her chronic pains. Through energy trainings and principles of Tao, her body healed and her mind was stronger. Marie dedicated her life to sharing her experience with others. Marie has been leading trainings at Sedona Mago Retreat and around the U.S. for 13 years.
Jay Stinnett, Global Event Coordinator
As Global Retreat Coordinator, Jay assists groups with the planning and facilitation of the retreats and meetings. He collaborates with talented speakers and trainers showing how they can use Sedona Mago Retreat’s unique features to enhance their presentations. An international retreat facilitator for over 35 years, Jay’s vocation is helping teachers provide a retreat experience that their students will remember for life.
Barbara Thomiszer, Donor Relations Coordinator
As Donor Relations Coordinator, Barbara communicates regular updates to Tao Fellowship’s donors. She coordinates the direction for increased sustainability at Sedona Mago Retreat and facilitates donation initiatives to support this direction. Her experience and interest in preserving Earth's resources greatly supports the mission of Tao Fellowship and Sedona Mago Retreat.
Virginia Mizuno, Marketing Manager
As Marketing Manager for Sedona Mago Retreat, Virginia works with all departments to coordinate internal and external marketing communications and initiatives. With over 10 years of administration, marketing and PR, along with a six-year career in tourism, Virginia’s faceted experience is a great addition to the team.