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1-day workshop in NYC
Friday, May 19, 2017

Body Wisdom:
Waking Up to What the Body Knows

Zuleikha, Kristin Neff, Tami Simon, Eileen Fisher

We spend most of our time living in our heads.

It’s natural to think it’s our best — or only — source
 of information. But as a result, we miss out on vast amounts of wisdom, intuition, creativity, and brilliance — all accessible from our bodies. Most of us never learned how to read the body’s subtle signs. We weren’t taught how to slow down and listen to what our bodies are telling us. So we shut down, tense up, and stress out.

It’s time to change all that. Our well-being depends on it! Let’s learn the language of our bodies and train ourselves to recognize and pay attention to the cues and messages they are always sending. Let’s discover what happens when we tune in to our body sensations and access what we know from the inside out.

Mr. Duffy lived a short distance from his body
Dubliners, by James Joyce, Irish novelist and poet

Body Listening

with Zuleikha

Begin with the body you have.
Start the day getting really comfortable in the body you’re in, gently learning to follow its true impulses and becoming aware of the organic flow between even the tiniest of movements. You’ll naturally begin to leave behind habitual ways of moving and ease into freer, more spontaneous expressions of your inner life force.

Drawing from her decades of work throughout the world — in dance, the movement arts, and humanitarian efforts — Zuleikha helps catalyzes immediate awakenings through simple, go-to self-care practices you can do right in the middle of your daily life to reconnect with the deep magic you embody.

Experience Zuleikha: Watch “Loosen Up Your Body: It Only Takes a Minute”


Embodying Self-Compassion

with Kristin Neff

Create kindness with yourself.
Self-compassion is about treating ourselves as well as we would a close friend. It’s about paying attention to our tendency to be critical and remembering that everyone struggles, that we are all imperfect. Self-compassion is rooted in the physiological system of compassion and caregiving, creating an embodied state of loving, connected presence. Recent studies powerfully associate self-compassion with psychological well-being, reminding us that positive inner states, such as caring, connection, and presence, are critical aspects of who we are.

Kristin Neff is a groundbreaking researcher, educator, and speaker on the topic of self-compassion. She will share important wisdom on how we can develop more kindness with ourselves and present the latest findings of cutting-edge research. She will also teach a simple self-compassion exercise that can be used regularly throughout your day.

Get inspired: Read “What’s the Secret to Health and Happiness: Be Kind to Yourself, Scientists Say”


Letting the Wisdom of the Body Lead

with Tami Simon

Embody your life.
How can we consistently access the wisdom of the body — and even begin to let it lead the unfolding direction of our lives? Tami Simon, the founder of the multi-media publishing company Sounds True, will presents what she calls “being true.” In this highly experiential session, you will be guided through a process for waking up the body’s field of intelligence and also practice connecting with the belly center, tuning in to your “gut sense.” Tami will also teach “on-the-spot” techniques for connecting to the body’s wakefulness and intelligence right in the midst of a busy life.



Zuleikha is an international performer, movement artist, and educator. Her Take a Minute™ Everyday Self-Care Exercise and BodyListening© Movement Arts are being used worldwide to help people improve wellness and create empowered responses to chronic stress and trauma. Founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization, The Storydancer Project, Zuleikha works worldwide to bring greater health, resilience and joy to girls, women, children and families who face challenging life circumstances. Zuleikha is renowned for her “Storydance” performances and for creative collaborations celebrating the poetry of Rumi. She is the recipient of humanitarian awards for her work in the world promoting positive personal and social change.

Kristin Neff, PhD is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion over a decade ago. In addition to writing numerous academic articles on the topic, she is author of the book Self-Compassion. Kristin’s work has received extensive media coverage, including the New York Times, MSNBC, NPR, and Psychology Today. She offers workshops on self-compassion worldwide, and has developed an eight-week program to help people learn to be more self-compassionate in daily life.

Tami Simon founded Sounds True at the age of 22 with the mission of disseminating spiritual wisdom. As a pioneer in the conscious business movement, she focuses on bringing authenticity and heart into the workplace while honoring multiple bottom lines. Tami hosts a popular weekly podcast called Insights at the Edge, where she has interviewed many of today’s leading teachers, delving deeply into their discoveries and personal experiences on their own journeys. With Sounds True, she has released the audio program Being True: What Matters Most in Work, Life, and Love.

Eileen Fisher, Founder and Chairwoman of EILEEN FISHER, INC., has been on a decades-long journey of awakening to her purpose, exploring the mind-body connection, and striving to live more consciously. Her commitment to lifelong learning and alignment with what truly matters have led her to create a unique company culture of collaboration and caring and to spearhead initiatives that empower others and create a better, more sustainable world.

A leading voice for “business as unusual”, Eileen has been recognized with many prestigious awards, including the Fashion Group International’s Sustainability Award in 2015; the 2012 Leaders of Change award from the Global Conference for Social Change; and the Board of Directors Award from the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women.

Attend in Person
$295, lunch included
Date & Time
Friday, May 19, 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET

Special NYC Location:
Studio 450
450 West 31st Street
12th Floor
New York, NY 10001


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  • Georgia Allen says:

    Thanks for the invitation.

  • Judi Ekholm says:

    As a career oil impressionistic painter I find at times there is a overload of stress in my blended family and with deadlines for exhibits. I appreciate the attention that Eileen Fisher is giving with her workshops to enlighten every aspect of women’s daily lives. I have and will also continue to purchase many of her wonderful clothes. Keep going Eileen. We love you.

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