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Listening to the “still small voice” is central to Quaker practice, and that voice is the touchstone for our life’s journey. Sometimes we are beset with uncertainty as other noisy voices interfere with our ability to hear divine guidance. This interactive workshop will expand the range and methods of accessing inner wisdom and differentiating the voice of the Inward Teacher from the inner critic. It will explore using such tools as guided mediation, journaling, collage, sketching, and discussions. Activities will also increase awareness of how to tap into wisdom from the body and how it is different when it is located in different places—the gut, the heart, the head, the feet, the hands.
Dana Mitra is an empowerment coach who focuses on helping others find their purpose, seek balance and harmony, and increase their productivity. She holds a Stanford University Ph.D. focused on leadership and organizations, is a professor of Education Theory and policy at Penn State University, a member of the International Coaching Federation, and received her coaching training from the Coaches Training Institute–the gold standard in coaching.
Dana builds her coaching on a research career focused on how people can find their voice and become change agents. She is an international expert on student voice and civic engagement, having published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and four books. A member of State College Friends Meeting, she finds her greatest truths on a long hike in the woods.