Specializing in the design and delivery of transformative, experiential education.

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Submitted: Jun 8, 2016

I write from 2 hours west of Beijing, China.  I’m here for a 3 month contract, my second time working for this client.  However it’s the air I want to talk about.

I’d like to have a lot of climate change deniers come here and spend time…live, eat, walk, exercise, work.  I was born in Calgary and lived there for my first 21 years, and then moved to Vancouver where I’ve spent my adult...Read more

Submitted: Nov 24, 2015

November 2015 has been a hard month for me, featuring some very difficult facilitations, spurring me to explore the concept of safety in group work. Read more

Submitted: Jul 1, 2015

In my most recent Authentic Facilitation training, I had the inspiration on the first day to get the group doing some authentic movement near the beginning of the three-day course.  In this particular course I had never done this before, although various forms of authentic movement are always regularly offering in my improvisation singing workshops.  I wondered why I suddenly felt inspired to...Read more

Submitted: Jul 1, 2015

Here I am, doing it again: coming back to my small, south-facing patio in East Vancouver to have a look at my garden.  After living in a north-facing place for almost 10 years, I can’t get enough of the sun, or of the small simple garden I have going this summer.

The transformative educator in me is so nourished and excited by tracking how each plant is navigating its space, access to...Read more