Robyn Conroy Kautz is the founder of Sacred Sass Dance, a movement modality and philosophy for living a powerful, connected, and sensual life. Robyn has been a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer for over twenty years, focusing on modern dance and informed by gymnastics, jazz, ballet, tango, cabaret, ecstatic, Nia and yoga. She has worked on both coasts with numerous dance companies and performing artists, and believes that through playful, intuitive movement and conscious language we can realize deep self-love and create a global shift to happiness and wholeness. Robyn runs a small business as an events coordinator and personal organizer: www.simplify-me.net. Robyn is Mama to two beautiful children, and is home-based in Portland, OR and Verdenegia Pacifica farm in Costa Rica.
Flora Bowley is an internationally celebrated painter, teacher, author, and inspirationalist. Her vibrant paintings can be found in numerous galleries, in public spaces, on album covers and on a variety of unique licensed products found around the world. Flora combines eighteen years of professional painting experience with her background as a yoga instructor, massage therapist and lifelong joy seeker to infuse her teaching and painting style with a deep connection to body, mind, and spirit. By honoring intuition and celebrating the present moment, Flora encourages her students to overcome fear and welcome joyful spontaneous expression back into the creative process. Her transformational approach to painting (and living) and has inspired thousands of people to “let go, be bold and unfold” as they step fearlessly into the creative process. Flora’s book, “Brave Intuitive Painting” will be released by Quarry Books in May, 2012. Flora splits her time between painting, teaching, and traveling in colorful locations around the world and living among a community of artists in Portland, OR. www.braveintuitiveyou.com.
Heather Beckett is a poet, scriptwriter, dancer, & cultural innovator who has given her gifts as a creative leader in dance, film and yoga. With eight years as a yoga teacher and a lifetime in the arts, Heather synthesizes poetry, belly dance, breakdance, breath practice and vocal techniques into the juicy practice of yoga. Through awakening the inner world she guides students into artfully expressing that inner truth into the outer world. Heather has shared yoga as a tool for physical & spiritual empowerment with people from all walks of life from Olympic athletes and national performers to absolute beginners ages 2-88. Awake to the vast inner freedom within every human, she invites each student onto her own wildly unique path to self-realization. www.resonantyou.com