Renn studied with Stanislav Grof and Richard Tarnas at the Esalen Institute in California beginning in 1980. He was in one of the early breathwork training programs with Stan and Christina Grof and certified as a facilitator in 1989. Renn offers workshops in British Columbia and abroad, as well as archetypal astrology consultations with clients around the world.
Renn’s first book, Pathways to Wholeness, about astrology and psychedelic experiences, was published in 2014, followed by The Archetypal Universe in 2018, which focuses on dreams, and Oh, Goddess in 2020 about relationships. His six-month online course in Archetypal and Holotropic Astrology has received enthusiastic reviews.
Renn has a B.A. in English and Religious Studies and is in discussion about pursuing a doctorate with Ubiquity University. He worked part time as a health care worker with physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged adults for over thirty years and lives in Victoria, B.C.