a style ranging from comedian to philosopher to rabble-rouser,
I'm a seasoned workshop leader, speaker, musician, and
been teaching yoga since I was certified as a Kripalu
yoga instructor in 1979. I've also trained as a yoga
and bodywork therapist.
From 1981 to 1988, I served on staff at Kripalu Center
for Yoga & Health in Lenox, MA. During that time, I
shared yoga with thousands of guests, conducted a practice
in bodywork therapy, led workshops on many approaches
to holistic health, and trained yoga teachers and bodyworkers.
graduated from Brown University with honors in biology.
The highlight of my academic career occurred one afternoon
as I walked past the bioscience library and heard a
whisper: "The purpose of life is the evolution of consciousness."
articles on honoring the body's center have appeared
in publications including Yoga Journal, SageWoman,
Radiance, and Personal Transformation.
My workshops have
by colleges and universities, health education agencies,
and holistic learning centers.
Woman's Belly Book shares what I've learned in the process
of exploring the mystery, wisdom, and power of the body's
prize the human body's astounding intelligence, grace,
and talent for forgiveness. And I admire the capacity
within each of us to overcome adversity.
my public speaking and in my workshops, I love to create
the safety and comfort in which people discover and
celebrate their own brilliance.