Teaching philosophy

I prefer not to think of myself as a teacher. I am a facilitator, a guide, a space-holder, a specialist, and a lead investigator, but I don’t believe I teach anything. I invite people into spaces, into their bodies and into their awareness, I share ideas and instigate possibilities, I ask questions and introduce obstacles, I offer a mirror and I help to focus a lens, and the experience becomes the teacher. Learning is a very personal process, unique in timing and trajectory for each individual, continual over the course of our lives, and amplified within a sense of community. My work is in creating and holding this space, to offer students support, guidance, and challenges as they deepen inward and expand outward, and encourage them as they explore, fail, persist, and grow. Continue Reading >