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Transformational Workshops: A Gateway to the Authentic Self, Community, Higher Purpose and Fulfillment

6/11/2014 8:55:35 AM
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Transpersonal Integration Paper for completion of Master of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology. This paper describes effective structure, design and implementation of transformational workshop offerings.

Fostering Inspiration and Purpose through Contemplative Education

5/15/2014 1:57:36 AM
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This paper demonstrates how contemplative practices facilitate connection to a sense of purpose, passion and motivation. This paper includes proposals for assembly and after-school program offerings that connect students to inspiration, stronger community bonds, a deeper commitment to their educational journeys and desire to be of service in the world.

An Editorial - Addressing Urban School Drop Out Rates

5/26/2014 10:30:15 AM
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This editorial proposes contemplative education initiatives as a means of addressing drop out rates in public school settings.

Singing in Groups Facilitates Healing and Personal Growth (Part I)

5/15/2014 9:50:04 AM
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This two part paper inquiry paper emphasizes my transformational, healing journey with song. Highlights included the use of song in indigenous cultures, current scientific findings and inspiring case studies. The larger goal of the piece is to show how finding one's authentic voice in a community song circle is symbolic for finding one's purpose in the greater world. The findings of this paper will be incorporating into Part I of my larger Song Medicine writing project.

Singing in Groups Facilitates Healing and Personal Growth (Part II)

5/15/2014 9:50:43 AM
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The Joy of Group Singing Background and Curriculum

Healing through Music and Movement

A self-healing documented process involving story, music and authentic movement. This video was a submission for the Creative Expression and Transformation class at Sofia University.

 

Wilderness Quest

5/15/2014 2:02:26 AM
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After feeling tremendously inspired by the writings of Mary Oliver, Terry Tempest Williams and Mark Tredinnick's book The Land's Wild Music, I went on a three day silent retreat. I stayed in a hut next to a pond at Light on the Hill retreat center. I researched the history of the land and went on a five hour long Wilderness Quest. This writing flowed from a place of contemplative depth as nature spoke to me, revealing profound symbolic messages.

Clay Healing Hut

6/2/2014 1:06:12 PM
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This hut was modeled after the healing hut at Light on the Hill retreat center where Alice McDowell meets with clients for one on one work. I started my healing journey there in 2002. The backdrop is the cover of a Omega Institute catalog.

 
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