ASK: Alumni Sharing Knowledge

Alumni Relations and Career and Community Engagement launched a new program in spring 2014: ASK: Alumni Sharing Knowledge. Our goal is to provide free webinars facilitated by Naropa University alumni for the Naropa community. This is an opportunity to share the powerful expertise in the alumni community with Naropa alumni, students, staff, faculty and guests, online so anyone can access from anywhere! These 60 minute webinars are focused on professional and personal development, for the Naropa community, from alumni.

Save the date for the next series of webinars!
Registration information coming soon. 

Upcoming Events

Spring 2015: Know Thy Self

"An Introduction to The Enneagram" with Elan BenAmi, MA '13
Thursday, March 12, 2015; 12 p.m. MST

In this webinar, alum Elan BenAmi, MA ’13, will present on how and why the Enneagram can be a useful tool in personal, interpersonal, and spiritual development.

"Understanding Our Strengths" with Linda Faucheux, MA '94
Webinar date and time coming soon!

"The Shoulds" with Lisa Dion, MA '03 
Monday, May 4, 2015; 12 p.m. MST 


Summer 2015: Health & Healing

"Vocal Wisdom" with Heidi Carter, MA '01 
Webinar date and time coming soon!

"Reinvent Your Healthcare with Essential Oils" with Brendan Klosterman, BA '06 
Webinar date and time coming soon!

"Nourishing Herbal Infusions and Fermentation" with Teana David, MFA '09 
Webinar date and time coming soon!

Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Contact Melissa Holland at 303-546-3597 or to inquire about accessibility and disability accommodations needed to participate fully in these events.


Previous Events

Spring 2014

Jonathan Bender, Naropa Alum

"Creating A Thriving Practice: The 7 Keys to Creating a Sustainable Income with Clients You Love" presented by Jonathan Bender, MFA '06. 

Explore the 7 keys through practical, heart-based inquiries that will help to establish a great practice, and also will help you identify what step you need to take next.
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar.

Kim Carroll, Naropa Alumni

"Teach. Travel. Transform: Teaching Overseas" presented by Kim Carroll, BA '98. 

In this webinar, Kim Carroll, founder of the English for Life Academy, sets the scene for what you can experience when teaching overseas.
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar

Handouts associated with the webinar:

Jessica Hageman, Naropa Alum

"New Grads: How to Make Ends Meet until the Big $" presented by Jessica Hagemann, MFA '12. 

You've just graduated with a university degree. You're smart, well-qualified, and eager to put your hard-earned skills to the test. Now what?
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar.

Summer 2014

David Rasch, Naropa Alum

"Overcoming Writing Blocks and Procrastination" presented by David Rasch, MA '78.

This webinar examines several commonly experienced writing productivity problems and presents a number of strategies for addressing them.
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar

Kevin Mays"Enlightened Leadership" presented by Kevin Mays, MA '95.

In this webinar you will learn the three keys to harness your unique leadership gifts and make the world a better place.

Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar.


Anne McCauley

"The Architecture of Our Interior Lives: Accessing Unconscious Material Through Exploring Home" presented by Anne McCauley, MA '07. 

In this webinar, we explore how unconscious patterns show up in the home as expressions of our histories, projections, hopes, and conflicts.
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar


Fall 2014

Seth Lapore

"Getting to Know the Roadmap of Being a Performing Artist" presented by Seth Lepore, BA '97

This webinar explores what it takes to juggle the life of an independent performer, and how the skills of performance can transfer to the administrative side of the business. 
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar.


Brian O'Connor

"Four Parts of an Emotional State" presented by Brian O'Connor, BA '77, MA '79. 

In this webinar, Alum Brian O'Connor discusses how emotional energy consists of four parts: thoughts, physical experience, breath, and emotional behavior; and what intervention looks like from the perspective of each part. 
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar


Lisa Dion

"Understanding Children's Moods & Behaviors: A Neurobiological Perspective" presented by Lisa Dion, MA '03 

With new information on the brain and neurobiology, we are beginning to understand that working with children and understanding children takes a lot more than behavior management. This webinar explores what is really going on when a child is displaying signs of anxiety, depression, aggression, shutting down emotionally, hitting, etc.
Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar