This teleseries has ended, but you still have the opportunity to learn from some of the most renowned teachers of our time, including Author, Lecturer, and Thought Leader Marianne Williamson, Relationship Therapist and Author Dr. John Gray, Relationship Experts and Authors Dr. Gay & Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks, Freedom Visionary Kute Blackson, Relationship Coach Arielle Ford, Best-selling Author and Scientist Gregg Braden and more.
This Teleseries is focused on the topics of Trust, Vulnerability, Authentic Communication and Intimacy. You can choose just one topic or all four (plus bonuses!).
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This teleseminar was a wonderful experience of coming together in conversation with relationship experts. They shared their work, their personal stories and how their techniques serve in Bridging the Gender Gap between the masculine and the feminine so that men and women can successfully work in partnership and collaboration to create a balanced world where all are honored as equals. Here are just a few of the nuggets we learned:
From Dr. John Gray, we learned that men need communication that builds their testosterone – things that make them feel appreciated and needed for their intellect and their actions. Women need communication that increases their oxytocin – things that make them feel heard and secure. John told us that fully 90% of our communication in relationship is the tone we use. It was fascinating!
Alison Armstrong shared what she’s learned about men in years of exploring gender relationships. “The opportunity is to become curious about what you can trust each other for. What do you wish I trusted you for?” Alison told us that we tend to pay a whole lot of attention to “can I trust him/her?” But what she’s discovered is there is far more value in exploring “am I trustworthy?”
Kathleen McGowan discussed the Divine Feminine, and how women must stop manipulating men by asking them to be open and then using it against them, and men must stop their judgment about women’s emotions and vulnerability. Kathleen’s approach to finding love: “Go and be the best person you can be, and you will attract the love you are seeking.”
Claire Zammit and Craig Hamilton shared that until 2010 the word feminine was a synonym for the word weak and the word power was a synonym for masculine. Both genders want to be actualized and want to be partners; our job is to find ways to combine the genius of both masculine and feminine qualities and values.
Marianne Williamson shared her perspective that sometimes we confuse authenticity with the notion that whatever self indulgent comment comes into our brain should come out of our mouth. This is a way we disempower ourselves. Authentic communication means being very careful about respecting the other’s choices and freedoms, to seek to understand as well as be understood, to give as much as receive, and to be careful to be kind.
Drs. Gay & Katie Hendricks told us that appreciation is the single most powerful way to establish intimacy in any relationship, and that criticism is one of the main reasons people break up. They encouraged us to open ourselves to others and get curious; curiosity creates intimacy with your partner, and is a great aphrodisiac.
And there were so many other insights! We learned so much, and we know you will too. You still have the opportunity to purchase the series so you can listen whenever you want. Some of these you’ll repeat over and over again!
You can purchase just one topic – Trust, Vulnerability, Authentic Communication, Intimacy – or the whole teleseries! Click here to see your purchase options. Whichever you choose, we know you’ll find these recordings incredibly valuable!
Love and Blessings,
Cynthia James and Carl Studna
Your Bridging the Gender Gap Hosts
Here’s the whole list of our Teleseries Teachers:
Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author, lecturer and thought leader. Six of her ten published books have been New York Times Best Sellers. In 1997, she published Healing the Soul of America, calling for a holistic perspective on America’s political system. The book is an insightful examination of our history and politics, offering personal and political solutions for the renewal of our democracy. She has written books that include the mega bestseller A Return to Love, The Age of Miracles, Everyday Grace, A Woman’s Worth, Illuminata, The Gift of Change and The Law of Divine Compensation. For the past thirty years, Marianne has been a formidable activist for social justice. In 1990, she founded Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that serves homebound people with AIDS in the Los Angeles area. She also co-founded The Peace Alliance, promoting legislation to establish a United States Department of Peace. And she serves on the Board of Directors of the RESULTS organization, working to end the worst ravages of hunger and poverty throughout the world.
Dr. John Gray
Dr. John Gray helps men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships. His approach combines specific communication techniques with healthy, nutritional choices that create the brain and body chemistry for lasting health, happiness and romance. John’s books have sold over 50 million copies in 50 different languages. His groundbreaking book, Men Are from Mars,Women Are from Venus, was the best‐selling book of the 1990s. John’s latest book, Venus On Fire, Mars On Ice, combines his 30 years as a relationship therapist with extensive new health research to explain the connection between your hormones and relationships.
Dr. Gay & Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks
Kathlyn is the CEO and Director of Training for The Hendricks Institute, an international learning organization that teaches the core skills of conscious living through a unique, whole-body approach to Quantum Coaching™. Her explorations of the catalytic power of the creative arts in psychotherapy and organizational systems have been featured in many magazines, journals and books. She is the co-author of ten books, including Conscious Loving, The Conscious Heart, At the Speed of Life and Lasting Love. Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., is the author and co-author of over thirty books in conscious relationship, conscious business and bodymind transformation. Included are such enduring bestsellers as Conscious Loving, The Corporate Mystic, Conscious Breathing, Conscious Living, and Five Wishes. Before founding his own institute, he was Professor of Counseling for twenty-one years at the University of Colorado, where he began teaching in 1974 shortly after receiving his doctorate from Stanford University. Over the past 29 years of their relationship, he and Kathlyn have raised two children, accumulated a million frequent flyer miles and appeared on more than 500 radio and television programs.
Gregg Braden is a New York Times best-selling author whose work has led to cutting-edge books such as The God Code, The Divine Matrix, The Spontaneous Healing of Belief, and Fractal Time. Gregg’s work is now published in 17 languages and 33 countries and shows beyond any reasonable doubt that the key to our future lies in the wisdom of our past. In this compelling new work, The Turning Point, Gregg merges his expertise in leading-edge science with present-day realities to answer the questions on everyone’s minds: What’s causing the extremes in our world? What do the global trends mean in our personal lives? How do we make everyday life better for us and our families? There’s a time when every crisis can become transformation; when simply surviving can become joyous thriving. In our lives that time is The Turning Point. In our world that time is now!
Arielle Ford has spent the past 25 years living and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is the author of the international bestseller, The Soulmate Secret: Manifest The Love of Your Life With The Law of Attraction. Her latest book, Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love In Imperfect Relationships offers a groundbreaking shift in perception showing couples how have a deeper, more loving, and more fulfilling relationship. Arielle has been called “The Cupid of Consciousness” and “The Fairy Godmother of Love.” She lives in La Jolla, CA with her husband/soulmate, Brian Hilliard and their feline friends. Her websites include www.soulmatesecret.com and www.wabisabilove.com.
Janet Attwood is a visionary, a transformational leader, and a world humanitarian. She travels the globe, supporting people in all walks of life, in knowing their personal greatness. Janet is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Passion Test – The Effortless Path to Discovering Your Life’s Purpose. She and her business partner, Chris Attwood, have trained over 1,000 Passion Test Facilitators in 45 countries. The Passion Test process has been featured on Fox Morning Show, O Magazine, Success Magazine and in other media around the world.
Chris Attwood is co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Passion Test – The Effortless Path to Discovering Your Life Purpose. He is an expert in the field of human consciousness and is also deeply grounded in the practical world of business. During the past ten years he has become one of the leading trainers and authors in the transformational industry. His latest book, Your Hidden Riches, will be released in October, 2014 and provides a guide for busy modern achievers to harness the power of ritual to create a rhythm to their life by managing their time, their energy and their thinking, and access their inner “hidden riches.”
Kute Blackson is an utterly unique visionary in the world of human potential. Unlike those who promise to simply help people “get” what they want, Kute’s life work instead reveals to people what they have to give, by liberating who they are most truly and deeply. The focus: Freedom. World renowned for creating revolutionary results, Kute is widely sought after as a transformational speaker and leader.
Dr. Sue Morter
International speaker, Master of Bio-Energetic Medicine, and Quantum Field visionary, Dr. Sue redirects the flow of energy patterns in the body to activate full human potential. Through her seminars, retreats and presentations, she illuminates the relationships of quantum science and energy medicine, as well as the elevation of human consciousness and life mastery. Dr. Sue draws from her experience of over 30 years both as a doctor and as a facilitator of groups and individuals interested in natural healing and a better life. She also shares her developments from a perspective drawn from a life-changing awakening during ancient meditation practices. Her Energy Codes coursework focuses on teaching individuals how to clear subconscious memory blockages and how to master the energetics of their lives.
Claire Zammit Ph.D. is the co-creator of the Feminine Power courses for women and co-leads a thriving learning community of hundreds of thousands of women throughout the world. She is a gifted and highly trained specialist in transformative education with a unique gift for designing and delivering dynamic, leading edge programs that give participants access to life-altering worldview shifts that lead to embodied and lasting change. She is a co-founder of Evolving Wisdom, the world’s fastest growing company specializing in Transformative Education, offering programs with Dr. Jean Houston, Neale Donald Walsch, Arielle Ford, Craig Hamilton & Katherine Woodward Thomas in addition to her own. Claire is currently completing her doctorate in the field of Transformative Learning and Change at the California Institute of Integral Studies, researching the life-changing transformations of women in her year-long Feminine Power Mastery program. She is a member of Jack Canfield’s Transformational Leadership Council. Claire is the co-author of the forthcoming book, Feminine Power: Awakening to the Creative Force of Life and co-creator and host of the internationally acclaimed Women on the Edge of Evolution teleseries.
Integral Enlightenment founder Craig Hamilton is a pioneer in the emerging field of evolutionary spirituality. In his inspired writings, talks, and teachings, he calls us to awaken beyond the confines of the separate ego and dedicate our lives to the further evolution of consciousness itself. As the guiding force behind Integral Enlightenment, Craig offers spiritual guidance and teachings to a growing international community of thousands of students in 30 countries around the world. Through his online Academy for Evolutionaries, he teaches a series of experiential telecourses guiding participants through a process of spiritual awakening into an “evolutionary relationship to life.”
Caroline Muir is internationally celebrated as a Tantra Yoga educator, best-selling author, and the Queen of the modern Tantra movement. Author of two best-selling books, Tantra Goddess, A Memoir of Sexual Awakening and Tantra, The Art of Conscious Loving (with Charles Muir), Caroline founded the Divine Feminine Institute for Men and Women in 2004. Her teachings have impacted over thirty-five thousand students who appreciate the depth, integrity and warmth she brings to this sensitive and ancient subject. Caroline has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Yoga Journal, PlayGirl, Elle, Glamour, Esquire, Healthy Living, and many others.
Alison Armstrong, author, educator, and creator of the widely acclaimed Celebrating Men, Satisfying Women workshop series, asks the question: “What if no one is misbehaving — including you?” She explores the good reasons behind the behavior of men and women such as fundamental differences in the ways we think, act and communicate. She offers simple, partnership-based, solutions to improve our communication and intimacy by honoring ourselves and others. She’s known for her insight, sense of humor and ability to articulate the human experience and predicament of gender.
Dr. Ivan Misner
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chairman of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. BNI was founded in 1985, and now has over 6,600 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Last year alone, BNI generated 5.4 million referrals resulting in over $6.5 billion dollars’ worth of business for its members. He is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written 19 books including his soon to be released book called Who’s In Your Room? He is a columnist for Entrepreneur.com and Fox Business News and has taught business management at several universities throughout the United States. Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by CNN and the “Networking Guru” by Entrepreneur magazine, Dr. Misner is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker throughout the world.
Kathleen McGowan is one of the most widely distributed authors in the world, published in 50 languages and distributed in over 100 countries. Her fiction series has a devoted worldwide fan base and is based on 20 years of research on four continents into the mysteries of ancient wisdom teachings, prophecy, mysticism and the supernatural with a focus on women and their long-forgotten role in the development of global spirituality. Her second bestseller, The Book of Love, broke ground with its theme of gender balance and inspiring deep spiritual relationships and sacred sexuality, and has become a cult classic.
Kent Rautenstraus is a professional pianist who plays a variety of musical styles at numerous elegant events in his home state of Colorado, and throughout the United States. His recording of original, keyboard music entitled Luminaire, designed for deep relaxation and meditation, has sold over 3,000 copies to date. His other original CD Reverie is described as “reflective keyboard music for the heart, mind and soul.” He also has CDs of instrumental Christmas music entitled L’Esprit de Noel which translates as “the spirit of Christmas,” and a healing inspiration CD, Transcendence. Excerpts of Kent’s piano CDs can be heard on the music distribution web-site CDBaby.com, where his CDs may also be purchased. Kent lovingly provides the meditation music heard during the teleseries; more can be heard at his website at www.kentrautenstraus.com.
Ben Dowling has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the world – from the Montreau Jazz Festival in Switzerland, to the Blue Note nightclub scene in Tokyo, to New York’s Lincoln Center to the Greek Theater and Hollywood Bowl in LA. A “musician’s musician,” he was deeply involved in the development of modern sound synthesizers during his tenure with Korg in the late 80’s and early 90’s, developing the M1, Wavestation and Oasys synths. As a producer, a music director for Grammy and Academy Award winning artists, a synthesist for Joe Zawinul and Michael Jackson, as film score composer for the CINE Golden Eagle winning United Nations documentary A Place To Stand or as a co-writer on The Whispers new Gospel hit, Thou Art With Me, Dowling continues to astound with his recent release of jazz fusion project World Rising, featuring Will Kennedy, Bob Sheppard and Mindi Abair – currently playing on more than 100 jazz stations around the US. Some of Ben’s music can be heard during the teleseries; more can be heard at his website at www.bendowling.com.
Cynthia James is a transformational specialist guiding people as they make changes for lasting healing in their lives. Ms James’ life was transformed as she transcended a childhood of violence and abuse, and that experience created the foundation for all her programs. Once a working Hollywood actress, Cynthia excels as a speaker, coach, singer and multiple award winning author of What Will Set You Free and Revealing Your Extraordinary Essence. Cynthia has coached and supported thousands of people into vibrant living, including taking her workshop, What Will Set You Free, worldwide and to women in prison. Her program, Advanced Awareness Coaching offers depth, focus and results for high level business leaders. Cynthia created and facilitated the Venus Transit University teleseries hosting 16 Thought Leaders which reached over 8,000 listeners. In 2014, Ms James’ Extraordinary Living Project was selected to be a Commitment Maker by the Clinton Health Matters Initiative. The Extraordinary Living team empowers African-American women to break through the bondage of obesity and create lives of freedom based on healthy choices. Internationally, Ms James leads Inward Journeys and is returning to Chartres, Mary Magdalene’s country and co-leading with Carl Studna to Peru this year. Cynthia is personally committed to utilizing creative expression as a vital and effective healing modality that will assist everyone in their own personal and professional growth.
Carl Studna is a world-renowned photographer, speaker, and author. Carl’s intimate portraits of influential people ranging from Sir Paul McCartney to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, are published and known worldwide. Spanning over two decades of his photography career, Carl has been assigned all over the world to shoot CD and album covers, book covers and portraits for various publicity platforms. Carl’s multiple award winning book, CLICK! Choosing Love…One Frame at a Time, shows us how to create loving, purposeful and heart-centered choices throughout each moment (the “click”) of our life experience. This book is a masterful blend of the author’s own personal stories with engaging essays from respected guest writers such as Tom Robbins, Ram Dass and Kenny Loggins while weaving in exquisite photographs of icons such as George Harrison, Elton John and Deepak Chopra. Carl received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Expressive Arts from Sonoma State University and his Masters degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. He is also a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and is co-facilitating an Inward Journey to Peru with Cynthia James this year. Carl’s message is that life is a sacred journey to be cherished and embraced; awakening to the splendor that lies in life’s seemingly ordinary moments.