Marla Durden  

An artist, activist, and medicine woman working in conscious co-creation with nature, Marla is a creative consultant, leadership coach, and transformational facilitator.  A highly sensitive empath,  with 30 years of experience in the fields of personal growth and development, she is a strategic and creative thinker, whose joy is to help people reconnect with their innate Divinity and to share their greatest gifts. She is a Dance Chaplain and Art of Ensoulment Coach in Cynthia Winton-Henry’s Hidden Monastery, a certified InterPlay Leader, and a member of InterPlay/Body Wisdom’s Integrity and Innovation Wisdom Council. Marla is also the producer and host of Watering Wholeness – Monthly Community Call for the Women of Wisdom Foundation. 

Marla spent 15 years in leadership positions for the YWCA of the USA and the World YWCA, working with and on behalf of 25 million women and their families the world over.  

She has a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Texas at  Austin and an Entrepreneurial Leadership Masters from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)/Entrepreneurs’ Organization Birthing of Giants Program.  You can often find her creating, spending time in Nature, communing with the Divine, dancing, singing vocal improv, learning new things, and growing plants.  

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