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Meditation Retreats, Program Designs, Organizational Retreats – Taught

Meditation & Advanced Buddhist Studies – Retreats Attended



Program/Retreat Designs

Studies Abroad

  • Writing & Study Retreat, Aarhus, Denmark, 2006 (6 months)
  • Study Tour of Condomble Afro-Brazilian Spirituality led by Espiritus healer Angela Moraes, Brazil, 1998
  • Study Tour of Afro-Cuban Santeria Religion including percussion and sacred dance with master drummer Carolyn Brandy, Cuba, 1998
  • Egypt tour with alchemist and shaman Nicki Scully, 1997
  • Fourth World Conference of Women: Action for Equality, Development & Peace, Beijing, China, with keynote speaker Aung San Suu Kyi and Hillary Rodham Clinton. At this conference, I presented a Generational Healing workshop, 1995
  • Kerala & Tamil Nadu, study of South Indian culture, the great temple cities, the stories of textiles, ancient health systems, and classical dance with Alexandra Merrill. Chance encounter with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 1993Tenzin_Gyatzo_foto_1

Continuing Education & Certifications


Formal Education

Professional Employment

  • President, King & AssociatesBridges, Branches & Braids—a coaching and training organization focused on transforming negative emotions into positive fuel, CA, 1994
  • President, Sacred Spaces Press, 2002
  • Educator, Essence Magazine’s African American Women on Tour, estimated 1997-99
  • Corporate Training Manager & Senior Organization Development Consultant, Levi Strauss & Company, CA, 1989-1993
  • Senior Organization Development Consultant, Intel Corporation, CA, 1985-1989
  • Corporate Training Specialist, TRW Corporation, CA, 1982-1985


Phoenix – My Great Grand Daughter, 2014: