Dev is the Founder and Creative Director of HoneyRoot. She devotes herself to this community as a mother does her child and is truly honored to be working alongside such loving, full-spectrummed friends. Beyond HoneyRoot, Dev works with women, men, and couples to heal, expand, and create beauty within their relationships. She has an MA in somatic psychology and considers the body a primary pathway for psychological development, transformation, and self-knowing. Dev is a dancer, a reverend, a Certified Hakomi Therapist and a Certified Soul Motion teacher (www.soulmotion.com). Stillness, motion, and breath are her guides. Her mother, ancestors, and teachers are her bedrock.
Tim Hartnett, PhD teaches graduate psychology at JFK University after practicing over thirty years as a marriage therapist and twenty years as a men's group leader. Tim is well-versed in Nonviolent Communication, the mythopoetic men's movement, oppression theory and gender studies. He is author of Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making (New Society, 2011) and currently serves as a large group facilitator/trainer for non-profit groups and intentional communities. He is also an organizer of several gatherings including: Song Village, NCDC Dance Camp, and Family Heart Camp. Additionally, Tim is a singer-songwriter, working on his fourth CD of heart-opening songs. The common thread of Tim's various endeavors is building community and connection through conscious communication.
Tayla Ealom is a Received her 200 hour teacher training certification from The Bhakti Yoga Shala under Govindas and specializes in hatha, gentle, and vinyasa style classes in Berkeley. She’s studied Anusara yoga with Kenny Graham, Siri Peterson, and Chrissy Graham at YogaKula, as well as yoga and the psyche with Mariana Caplan and yoga for the emotional body with Pete Guinosso. Her deep passion is connecting the healing power of the earth with body and emotional and psychological work. She invites students to rewrite the internal story and start releasing from limiting beliefs. She is pursuing her masters degree in Somatic Psychotherapy from The California Institute of Integral Studies and invites that knowledge and physical understanding into her classes and private sessions.
Darshana is a HoneyRoot gem, bringing form, structure and vibrant love to the Hive. Out beyond, Darshana shares her passion as a somatic sex and intimacy coach and educator with a tantric twist. With a signature blend of wisdom, compassion and groundedness she guides people toward the awakening of their ecstatic potential. A self-confessed intimacy junkie, tireless student of the infinite nuances of relationship and skillful facilitator, Darshana delights in initiating others to the way of presence, pleasure and passion as the path to deep fulfillment.
Working with individuals and couples offering both experiential coaching and erotic bodywork, Darshana guides people home to their bodies and into right relationship with their sexuality and sensuality in order to live a more gratifying and turned on life.
CommonRoot: Our Mixed-Gender Retreat 2016
Elan Freydenson Wren LaFeet and Antje Schaefer Cris Mulvey
Jerry Gridley Anjuli Mahendra and Alok Ajaya Sommers
Matthew Sutherlin Darshana Avila Stephanie Meux
Jeremy Weichsel Malena Gebremedhin Felicia & Jim
Sweet Medicine Ron Tofanelli Laura Inserra
2016 Women's Embodiment Retreat
Facilitators 2013 - 2016
* These women offer 50% off of an initial session to HoneyRoot Members.
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