Shakti is a pioneer in the field of personal development. For over twenty-five years, she has been a best-selling author and internationally renowned teacher of consciousness. Shakti has facilitated thousands of individuals in developing greater awareness, balance and wholeness in their lives.
Shakti has written numerous books considered classics in her field. Her distinguished publishing history includes best sellers Creative Visualization, Living in the Light, The Path of Transformation, Four Levels of Healing, Creating True Prosperity, and Developing Intuition. Her books have sold over 10 million copies and have been translated into more than thirty languages. She is the co-founder, with Marc Allen, of New World Library Publishing Company.
She has appeared on such nationally syndicated programs as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Sonya Live, The Larry King Show, The Leeza Show, America’s Talking and New Dimensions Radio, and has been featured in New Woman, New Age Journal, and Time Magazine.
Through her seminars and her books, Shakti helps people heal and develop all levels of their being — spiritual, mental, emotional, physical — and access their intuitive inner wisdom. Sharing the ideas and practices that have helped her the most in her own life, she guides others on their path to living more consciously. She facilitates us in finding deeper meaning and purpose through developing our unique gifts and abilities.
Shakti is a passionate environmentalist, who believes that as we bring more awareness to our daily lives, we can learn to live in balance on our planet.
She and her husband Jim Burns, live in Mill Valley, California.
Gina has worked with Shakti for 14 years. Having been personally mentored and trained by Shakti, Gina co-leads workshops, facilitates groups and has contributed to Shakti’s best selling products. Gina has been trained and certified in a number of counseling fields. She brings a deep level of experience, wisdom and joy to each workshop she co-leads with Shakti.
Here is a snapshot of Gina: Gina is a “Soccer Mom”. She is a single mom raising three inspired children, a survivor of Domestic Violence, a sober alcoholic for over twenty years, a mentor, a friend, an advocate, a seeker. Her journey has brought her to a place of knowing that life holds something extraordinary for each of us. Her faith and hope has brought insight and inspiration to many. Her passion is to support people in recognizing their true potential for joy, freedom and empowerment.
Gina’s childhood was shaped by the tragic loss of her father at a young age, the brokenness and contradictions of those around her, by violence, and by abuse. Losing herself in rebellion at an early age, she rejected all tradition and authority, ultimately finding grace and recovery through surrendering to a “power greater than herself” who restored her to sanity...most of the time.
Working with Shakti has been a powerful and transformative process for Gina. She feels it is an honor to work alongside Shakti, and is grateful for the mentoring she has received from Shakti. Today they enjoy a rich partnership bringing Shakti’s work to the world.
In addition to her passion for working with others, her life changing work with Shakti, and loving on her three children, Gina writes a fun and thought provoking blog soccermomspirituality.com. In her blog, Gina helps us see that wherever we are on our own spiritual path, we are not alone. She hopes you enjoy her blog and will find encouragement, if not “enlightenment” for your journey.