Betsey Downing, Ph.D., was fortunate to find her calling in 1972, doing what she loved: teaching yoga and meditation. She founded several yoga studios, taught classes and workshops nationally and internationally, developed teacher training programs, and was co-chair of the Anusara Yoga Certification Committee.

She now shares her expertise in a new endeavor, bringing together wisdom and insights from her decades of spiritual practice, and the power of mental training through her Ph.D. in Sport Psychology, with an understanding of the converging world crises we face today. Her focus is on developing skills and perspectives to help weather the shift from Empire to Earth Community, with equanimity and grace.

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2024: Harnessing the Power of Words

Words are powerful. They can create connection, community, and belonging or separation and discord.

This course teaches us to speak with kindness, clarity and intention, knowing that what we focus on grows.

Learn to observe the events of the world but not be subsumed by them.

Learn to maintain equanimity and compassion in the midst of tumultuous change.

Course starts on April 4, 2024

“A master at pulling together information and diverse perspectives, Betsey consistently offers fresh insight about what it means to be a conscious participant on the planet today. Thank you, Betsey, for leaving me with tools, skills, and insights that will forever impact my ability to navigate an ever-changing world! You have helped me find my center and my power, reminding me that heart, mind, and Spirit are most effective when dancing united.”

Marcia Rogat, Counselor