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Looking for a keynote motivational speaker in Austin? With 30 years of teaching experience, his expertise in life skill training, and a warm and engaging presence, Jonathan Hewitt is an inspiring and educational speaker for children, teens and adults.

Jonathan's unique message is about finding both inner peace AND peak performance. Feel your best in your inner world and be your best in your outer world!
Using the River as an analogy for flow, his simple and easy-to-follow Tools for Life system is equally applicable in the classroom, living room, and boardroom.

Jonathan has a unique ability to incorporate simple movement and physicality into his presentations that’s easy and welcoming for audiences of any age and skill level to follow. This active participation not only allows audience members to experience the River Flow first-hand but is a breath of fresh air transforming the traditional, listening-only type event into a very dynamic, engaging, and experiential workshop.

His audiences include a broad range of settings including corporate workshops, sports organizations, school assemblies and more. Book Jonathan for your next event in Austin, surrounding areas, or virtual!


“Jonathan Hewitt, founder of Life Ki-do, provided the perfect mixture of instruction, wisdom, and active participation that engaged all of the staff. The training accommodated all fitness levels, while challenging us mentally to break through some of our preconceptions about each other and the kids we work with in order to be more effective and successful working together.


I highly recommend using Life Ki-do when you plan your next staff training. ” 


—  Melissa Greenwood Morrow, Executive Director, West Austin Youth Association

"Jonathan Hewitt is such an asset to our community! His talents foster well being and self care for the staff and students in Lake Travis ISD.  His way of being and teaching embodies all of the skills and traits we hope to foster in ourselves and our community. We are so blessed to partner with him regularly. 

—  Jennifer Lyon, Director of Health & Social Emotional Learning, Lake Travis Independent School District


From classrooms to corporations we tailor our topics to the audience. The topics listed are examples of potential topics for your speaking or workshop event. They can be adapted to work just as well for children, teens, or adults and can be personalized for the needs of your group.

To schedule Jonathan for a speaking engagement in Austin,

please email or call (512) 215-0064.

  • Inner Peace AND Peak Performance

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

  • Confidence & Resilience

  • Connection, Communication & Cooperation

  • Teamwork

  • Stress & Anxiety Management

  • Bullying & Self-defense

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