Join Kat as she welcomes Michele Benzamin -Miki to the Gently Moving Forward show! Michele challenges her clients to come into the truth of who they are, helping them draw from their wealth of natural creativity, balancing vision with practical skills for deep transformation. She is a Master Trainer of NLP, Gestalt and Ericksonian Hypnosis and has led workshops, trainings, and retreats internationally for more than twenty-five years. She is also a visual, performance, and martial artist. She has taught mediation, mindfulness, and non-violence for organizations, schools, and within the prison system. She is co-founder of Manzanita Village Retreat and Five Changes. As someone of mixed Japanese and European descent she passionately believes that we come into our beauty and power by thinking outside all the boxes that we have squeezed ourselves into; and that authentic self-expression gives you the freedom to live the life you really want.