I am deeply influenced by Emilie Conrads’ inquiry. In going through my own deep process she resonated with my own. Cynthia Lane also understood much of my inner experiences. I am thankful for her insight and support at very crucial times. Both Emilie and Cynthia’s recognition, was life and path affirming. Gayle who, when I was younger and surfing – recognized my experiential nature, and supported my growth and empowerment.
I am influenced by Systems Theory, David Bohm, Thomas Berry, Ramana Maharishi, Krishnamurti, Rumi, Rabindranath Tagore, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Riane Eisler, and many more.
Other influences include my life as a professional surfer. I started young, travelling around the world at 17. This is a path I personally took in learning about the body and performance.
What I honour is that we all approach learning and growth differently – maybe there are some similarities and generalities, even so, we all have our unique way.
Nature will always be my teacher.
My greatest influence, most of all is Water, which has been my life, and continues to be my greatest friend, inspiration, healer, and teacher. These all inform Naio™ and Body of Wonder offerings.