be human is to become visible while carrying what is hidden
as a gift to others"
- David Whyte
has an MA in Cultural Anthropology and received the Manitoba
Fellowship and a Canada Council grant. She worked in the fields
of training, organizational development, management and higher
education before becoming a body-centered counselor and visioning
coach. Lynn lived in a Mexican peasant village, with the Inuit
of North Alaska and on the Prairies of Canada. She has taught
at the University of Washington, Bastyr University (Leadership
Institute of Seattle) Antioch University, and Brenneke School
Lynn studied Hakomi with Ron Kurtz, the founder of Hakomi
Body-Centered Therapy and author of several books on the subject,
and Donna Martin, an internationally known trainer, counselor
and author. Lynn is a founding member of the Hakomi Educational
Network, an international body of Hakomi practitioners and
teachers. She is a certified Hakomi counselor, teacher and
trainer as well as a Registered Counselor in the State of
Washington and a member of the United States Association of
Lynn is currently working on a book about body-centered healing
practices (with long-time teaching partner and Hakomi colleague,
Carol Ladas-Gaskin) and the intrinsic power of the healing
walking though there's no place to get to.
Don't try to see through the distances.
That's not for human beings.
But don't move the way fear makes you move.
like every other day , we wake up empty and frightened
Don't open the door to the study and begin reading.
Take down a musical instrument.
the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground."
I Believe, How I Work
We are each born with the capacity to live a full, joyous
and productive life. Through the natural events of our less
than perfect world, this capacity is diminished. In some way
we know that this is possible and at the same time realize
that we are limited. For some the limitation is in the area
of work, of expressing ourselves in the outer world and receiving
a fair return for our efforts. For others it is in the area
of relationships, where we discover that the same disappointing
outcomes repeat themselves over and over again. Or the area
of limitation may be in our relationship to ourselves - somehow
being unable to experience compassion or appreciation for
our own beings.
These limitations create pain and unnecessary suffering.
we have the capacity for living full and productive lives,
I believe that we all have the capacity for healing. There
are times when we lose sight of the possibilities for joy,
connection or any sense of personal creativity . At these
times a trusted guide or companion may be needed to help us
remember who we are and to assist us in releasing unnecessary
my passion in life, is to be present with others in this process,
to guide and support them in reclaiming what is rightfully
theirs - their capacity for joy, creativity and connection