“David helps children touch into personal strength and how to include someone in your personal space in ways that decrease reactions and heal conflicts.” –Anne Gaulin, Duncan, BC

“David is gifted at helping kids understand the power of living what they love. He makes learning how to navigate conflict fun, natural and engaging for kids. I love his creative way of helping children find ways to stay connected and empowered in their relationships at school and in their life.” –Colleen Ericson, Grass Valley, CA

A note from a mother of 3:

Hello David, I wanted to thank you for the wonderful day that my 3 girls (Hannah, Sarah, and Emily Richards) had on Sunday at your workshop. They have been brimming with excitement and activity stemming from the day with you. From the moment that I picked them up, they were very excited to try and explain to me everything they had done, and were most animated in their demonstrations! I wanted to share with you some of the comments that I heard from them:

“He asked us some really hard questions…but GOOD questions. For example, ‘How are you?’. And, ‘good’ or ‘fine’ isn’t what he meant. He really wanted you to think from your heart.”
“We talked about how to try and understand why someone else might say what they do, even if you don’t agree with them. I think that would be hard when I am mad, but I will try to do that.”
“You know, it’s really about thinking with your heart and your stomach…not always your head.”
“I’m going to try the ‘bubble’ when I’m in the Greek Olympics at school. Do you think it would work for that??”

And my all-time favorite that came from Hannah (11yrs old) on the way home from the workshop:

“Mom, that bubble!? It’s simply magnificent!!”

Thank you for what you do. The girls are already asking if they can work with you again, so I hope to see you back in our community very soon.

Warmly, Dawn Richards