Mary T. Sise, LCSW, D.CEP, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and certified Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology. In addition to being traditionally trained and an adjunct professor at Siena College, she integrates Energy Psychology into her private practice in Albany, New York. She is the Past-President of the Board of Directors for the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP).
Kate Hunter Kelley, MFT, is a dream artist, writer and psychotherapist. Her gift is to open people to the dreams of their lives. She has trained extensively in psychodrama, dreamtending, and indigenous traditions. Kate has been in private practice for twenty years and offers individual consultations on dreams.
Ken Cohen is a renowned Taoist initiate, China scholar, and qigong master. In 1973, he was one of six students chosen by Alan Watts for private study of Taoism. Ken is the author of the internationally acclaimed book The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing and more than 150 journal articles. He co-authored, with Tu Xin-Shi, China's gold medal artist, Autumn Leaves: The Wisdom and Art of Chinese Calligraphy. Ken is an adjunct professor at Union Graduate School and presents at universities and conferences throughout the world.
Sudhakar Ken McRae is known for his openheart, a commitment to conscious living, and his meticulous, good-humored instruction. He combines the precision of the Iyengar tradition with the heart-centered, meditative aspects of Kripalu yoga. Sudhakar has been studying, practicing and teaching yoga and meditation for over 25 years and, as the Director of Daily Sadhana at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA, he instructed over 30,000 students. He currently directs Global Yoga Journeys, a yoga travel company offering weeklong intensive Raja yoga and meditation retreats around the world. He serves on the Advanced Yoga Teacher Training faculty at Kripalu Center and mentors teachers seeking advanced certification.
For decades, Linda LeClaire has devoted herself to using visualization techniques for coaching professional, college, and amateur athletes. Through her company, VisualEyes, she produces guided imagery for tennis, baseball, basketball and golf; and offers workshops, seminars and individual coaching sessions, designed to help athletes improve their game and achieve a smooth, flowing peak performance. For seven years, she was on the coaching staff of the women's tennis team at the University of Minnesota.
Laura Staton, cofounder of Baby Om, is professional choregrapher, dancer, personal fitness trainer, and yoga instructor, who specializes in pre- and postnatal yoga. Sarah Perron, cofounder of Baby Om, is a dancer, long-time yoga teacher and fitness instructor who focuses on women’s health. Together these two gifted women have created a wonderfully multi-textured wellness program for new moms and their babies.
Laurent de Brunhoff has kept the enchanting spirit of Babar - the beloved elephant king most of us got to know as children ourselves - and his family alive for more than 50 years. Because he practices yoga every day and values it greatly, he has combined his love of Babar with his love of yoga, to produce a wonderful guided yoga practice book for children.
Lynne Newman is well known as a compassionate, intuitive counselor, healer, group facilitator and motivational speaker, who has a passion for helping people understand the journey of the soul, transform their lives and experience joy. Although much of her work focuses on healing trauma, her audio meditations strike a deep chord in just about anyone who experiences them.
Marsha Wenig, Certified Yoga Therapist, is the creator of YogaKids and the President of YogaKids International. Marsha is the co-founder and director, along with husband Don Wenig, of Dancing Feet Yoga Center in Michigan City, Indiana. Over the years, they’ve developed many children and family programs, as well as programs for special needs children, and they now host international retreats in Mexico, Costa Rica, Bali and around the U.S. The YogKids video is the recipient of The Parents Choice Award.
Martha Howard MD has a Master's Degree from Harvard University in Chinese Language and Literature and an MD from Loyola University. She combines a knowledge of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Western medicine, psychoneuroimmunology and bioenergetic medicine in her practice. She is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, which she has been practicing since l982. Dr. Howard is currently the Medical Director of Wellness Associates of Chicago.
Martin L. Rossman, MD is a physician and acupuncturist who, along with David Bresler, co-founded the highly respected Academy for Guided Imagery, which has trained hundreds of practitioners from around the U.S. and the English speaking world in the art and science of Interactive Guided Imagery. He has also written 2 books on imagery and healing - Guided Imagery for Self-Healing; and Fighting Cancer from Within. He has also created several audio programs to aid with healing.