Attend these insightful short talks given by authors, coaches, and leaders to learn how to practice more kindness in everyday living!

Time Offering Featuring
9:15—10:00 a.m. Yoga 3 Petals Yoga Studio
10:00—10:30 a.m. Politics & Spirituality: In Service to a Greater Good Karen Guzak, Yoga Circle Studios
10:30—11:-00 a.m. Build Community to Give, Not to Get Jessica Williams, The Superwoman Project
11:00—11:30 a.m. Kindness & Happiness Marla Williams
11:30—12:00 noon Holistic Nutrition Andrea McLaughlin
12:00—1:30 p.m. Crystal Sound Bath



Pacific Northwest Sound Awakenings
2:00 p.m. Aikido Demonstration Aikido Kokikai South Everett
2:30-3:00 p.m.

3:00—3:30 p.m.

Compassionate Communication

Beyond Kindness: Happiness is your Birthright

Erin Merrihew

Kim Palmer

3:30—4:00 p.m.  Compassionate Strategies for children & self care for adults Christy Anana
4:00—4:30 p.m. Body Joy Project Gabrielle Ayala &

Chloe Allred

4:45—6:00 p.m. Yin Yang Twist Yoga


Our Host:  Casey Roarty (Joyful Courage)

Casey Roarty is a mother, a wife, a sister, a daughter who founded Joyful Courage based on the Positive discipline philosophy.  Joyful Courage is about showing up, grateful for the opportunity to practice being our best self, even when it is hard to do.  My mission is to work with parents in a way that broadens their perspective on parenting, behavior and this life long journey we are all walking together…  To offer a space for parents to clarify and explore what it means to move and love from their center.



Andrea McLaughlin (Llovera Holistic)


Andrea provides one-on-one sessions as well as group coaching for those who are ready for change in body, mind and spirit. She uses nutrition as the basis for healing, and add in other tools and lifestyle changes to fit each person’s individual needs. We dig deep as we work co-creatively to accomplish your health goals.







Karen Guzak (Yoga Circle Studio)

Karen is the owner of Yoga Circle Studio and the senior teacher. She has earned a reputation for her abilities to teach to each student’s individual need. Though a consummate teacher in her own right, Karen continually collaborates and studies with several other master teachers to expand her knowledge of yoga  Respected for her leadership, Karen is the former Mayor of the City of Snohomish. She also is an accomplished painter, printmaker and public artist, and developer of award winning artists’ loft buildings.




Marla Williams (Marla Williams Coaching)

Marla’s practice can teach you how to define what happiness means to you and create it!  Join her in this journey to learn how to listen to your heart and intuition so you can design and create the life you were meant to live.





Jessica Williams, founder and CEO (The Superwoman Project)

Jessica combines the modalities of life-coaching, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness with a deep knowledge of communications and business to help you more fully integrate your inner wisdom into your professional life so that you can excel as a leader in the new world of work.  She is on a mission to more women in positions of power by advancing the professional development of strong, wise female leaders.



Gabriela Ayala & Chloe Allred (The Body Joy Project)

The Body Joy Project is a feminist artist collective creating work that critiques and challenges the way our culture thinks about the body.  They are investigating and raising awareness to the influences that either support or diminish our own self-image. Body Joy Project is about connecting with your body in a personal way. We believe improving the quality of our lives is tangible, it just takes practice. We don’t just want to survive, we want to live.




Erin Merrihew (Erin Merrihew Consulting)

Erin is a communication & leadership coach whose work offers a rich exploration of how our minds & hearts work, naturally catalyzing a more conscious, empowered, joyful way of living!  She supports clients to become more mindful, process their inner experience, express themselves with honesty, align with their unique purpose, build mutually empowering relationships and take meaningful actions to create positive change in service of all life. 





Kim Palmer (Heal Your Mind/Body)

Kimberly Palm is an internationally known stress reduction expert, intuitive health and life consultant, bestselling author and motivational speaker. Kimberly works with individuals and also businesses and organizations, to help people reduce and manage stress, improve their happiness, health, relationships and lives, and have success in their career or business. Kimberly also enjoys helping people to free up their time for more fun with her Quantum Time Management program. Kimberly has been speaking, teaching and consulting all over the world for more than a quarter century.



Christy Anana (Christy Anana)

Christy Anana, M.Ed., NBCT, is a national board certified school counselor, registered yoga teacher, and author of 3 books: I Can Feel Better:  A Tapping Story, and A Finder of Lost Things, and Five Best Days to Runaway.  She is passionate about learning new ways to help people let go of stress and trauma.  She uses yoga, mindfulness, tapping, EMDR, and Rainbow Dance as ways to promot self-regulation, attachment, and competency.  She is continuously looking for ways to help people do their best, make good friends, and have room in their bodies for happy feelings/thoughts.  Christy was name 2016 Washington School Counselor of the Year!