Nick Wolak is the proud parent of two amazing children – Lennox Jahi and Ayala Itzel. He and his wonderful partner Jennifer have dedicated their years together to balancing the endless tasks and joys of parenthood, academia, yoga, judo, body modification, meditation, traveling, and body work.

Nick has traveled to almost 50 countries where he has received specialized instruction, taken part in many different rituals & ceremonies, and experienced all sorts of different modalities.

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Nick completed his Masters degree at the Ohio State University in Somatic and Cultural Studies in 2002. His final project, “Somatic Piercing: The Art and Ritual of Body Piercing” portrays his experiences in body rituals as well as illuminates other piercers’ views on the matter.

View Nick’s Somatic Piercing Thesis