COVID-19 and Opportunities for Shifts in Consciousness

with Gracelynn Lau, Sascha Jenke and Della Duncan

This webinar took place on May 21st 2021

Gracelynn Lau – Self-identified as a settler of colour born and raised in British Hong Kong, Gracelynn Lau is a nature-based expressive arts therapist, community facilitator and Gaia Education certified trainer based in Canada.

In 2005 Gracelynn began her master’s degree in worldview studies specializing in ecofeminist theology. The studies brought her to an inquiry into faith, ecological and personal healing. After completing professional development training in horticultural therapy, certificates in applied mindfulness meditation specialist, and in permaculture design, she moved to an ecovillage education centre in Shawnigan Lake, BC for 5 years.

She co-facilitated the Ecovillage Design Education Curriculum, sustainable wellness retreat, the Way of Councils, monthly women circle, and became a certified trainer.

Sascha Jenke, Gaia Education certified trainer, has worked for nearly 20 years as an urban planner, with experience in landscape architecture, and has Master’s degrees in both Design & Management and Permaculture.

Sascha is engaged in cradle2cradle (Regional and German cradle2cradle building group) and in the local Transition Town Movement. He has been a Kundalini Yoga teacher for about 10 years, a KY teacher trainer, a Karam Kriya (applied numerology) consultant, trained in Satnamrasayan (healing method). As a life coach, he gives consultations based on KK. With KK, Sascha has brought his experiences together in a holistic and sustainable approach, similar to the 4 Dimensions. He believes that by connecting to our inner potential and the universal plan we will create the peace in the world that allows us to live in harmony with creation. He wants to support individuals and communities to regain a conscious life based on their own true potential.

Della Duncan is a Renegade Economist and a Work That Reconnects facilitator based in San Francisco. She facilitates courses about alternative economics, supports individuals as a Right Livelihood Coach, and offers consulting to organizations and projects contributing to economic systems change.

Della is also the host of the Upstream Podcast challenging traditional economic thinking through documentaries and interviews, a Senior Fellow of Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute in the London School of Economics, the Course Development Manager of Fritjof Capra’s Capra Course on the Systems View of Life, a Gross National Happiness Master Trainer, a member of the 36×36 project (36 international female changemakers rethinking global economic frameworks), the Community Leader of Ingleside Community Power (a community-owned solar-power neighbourhood cooperative), a founding member of the Doughnut Economics California Coalition (DECC), and a former faculty member of Ecological Economics at Schumacher College.