holds a sixth-degree black belt in aikido and has practiced mindfulness for more than 40 years. She is the founder of Leadership Embodiment and works with organizations and leads groups in Africa, Europe, Canada, and the US.
Research by psychologist Dr. Albert Mehrabian and others shows that at least 70% of all communication is non verbal. Learning to unify the body's message with what is being said enhances our capacity for effective leadership and more fulfilling relationships. Leadership Embodiment (LE) draws on the traditions of aikido and mindfulness to offer simple yet powerful practices that help to recognize the body’s habitual stress patterns and develop alternative response patterns that tap into creativity, power, and compassion.