about ryl

Ryl is a coach, an artist, and a reiki master with years of experience with empathy and Compassionate Communication (Nonviolent Communication, NVC, the work for Marshall Rosenberg). 

She has a Masters degree in Transformative Arts from JFKU and has been facilitating transformative arts experiences since 2002. She combines spiritual practices and creative art processes drawing upon wisdom within the contemplative arts, Buddhism, and Zen. Ryl uses art-making as a process of inquiry to support spiritual growth. 

Her most recent work is wandering in the world, contemplative photography, and writing – haiku and haibun. She shares her passion for haiku through her online offerings – haiku writing practice sessions and haiku classes.