What Others Have to Say

UN-Photo“Valerie is an absolutely inspiring and compassionate teacher.”

“I have never felt so safe as I did in this class.”

“She truly supported my endeavors and has helped me further my personal journey in more ways than one. Teacher, sage, and friend.”

“Your exquisite teaching about inscrutability, in such an inscrutable way as you did, is a wonderful gift.”

“Your outrageous warmth and confidence are uplifting and inspiring.”

“I would like to thank you from the vastness of my heart for teaching us. I am moved and inspired by your generosity and brilliance.”

“Valerie is thoughtful, funny and very open hearted in her interpersonal style. Her genuine, caring spirit is apparent.”

“Well organized, planned with thoughtfulness to the material.”

I can tell that you are “real.” I have had so many people in my life who have not been “real” and sadly, it clouds one’s perspective on humanity. Glad to have found you!

“It felt like Valerie really cared about each one of her students. Valerie was a great teacher. This felt like my most open class.”

“This was one of my only classes where I felt comfortable sharing. The space created, felt welcoming and warm. I truly appreciated your presence and teaching style.”

“The most valuable aspects of the class were Valerie’s cultivating persona and the rich literature.”

“Thank you so much for your wonderful teachings, your presence and your warm heart.”

“Positive personal commitment to my well-being in and out of the classroom.”

“Great at instructing in a contemplative manner.”