Bay Area, CA
Suzanne Sterling is a dedicated musician, yogi, activist and social innovator who has been performing and teaching transformational workshops for over 20 years. She is a leading expert in sound and consciousness and her unique style is a passionate, ecstatic journey into the heart of creativity, authentic connection with Source, and joyful service. She has been a featured artist/teacher at numerous festivals and conferences such as, Wanderlust, Omega, Esalen, Kripalu, Yoga Journal, Hanuman, Burning Man, Ecstatic Dance, Bhaktifest, Boomfest, LIB, Earthdance (where she led the worlds largest Spiral Dance for 5000 people) and many more. She is also part of the nationwide faculty for YogaWorks Teacher Trainings. Since 2007 she has been training leaders of conscious activism through her co-founded (with Seane Corn and Hala Khouri) organization Off The Mat, Into the World which uses the power of yoga to ignite grassroots social change and is the Director of OTM’s Seva Challenge which has raised over 3 million dollars for organizations in Cambodia, Africa, Haiti and India. For many years, she has worked with Starhawk and the international Reclaiming Community, creating ritual and training teachers in eco feminist spirituality. An award winning musician, she has released 3 solo albums, 5 DVD soundtracks and has 3 new albums being released in 2013. Her life work is dedicated to inspiring others to find their unique voice and to use self expression as a tool for community building and conscious evolution.