DENISE GABRIEL is an authorized Sensory Awareness Leader retired with forty years teaching experience at universities across the country and leading international programs in Mexico, London, Wales, Ireland, Spain and Japan bridging Sensory Awareness in Action in global Education and the Arts.

 A twenty year Sangha member with Shao Shan Temple and formal student of Taihaku Nichiren Priest, she is also a Founding Member of Gate Zen Group in North Carolina.

 Living now in the San Diego community she offers Selver Somatics Workshops and individual sessions, Professional Organizing and Arts Consulting.

 MICHAEL RICHTER is an authorized Sensory Awareness leader and Language of DanceĀ® Certification Specialist living in La Paz, BCS, Mexico. He cofounded and directed Move, Dance, and Yoga, which provided artist residencies to 40 elementary schools in Los Angeles. Michael was a professor of Creative Dance at California State University, Northridge. He is currently working with a grant from Grinnell College to develop his Dancing Dialogic Research process.


 PATRICIA BAXTER is the director of SanarIMAR - Healing Arts of Barra de Navidad in Jalisco,Mexico. She has led Sensory Awareness classes internationally and has taught massage since 1980. Pat has her MA in Counseling/Psychology with an emphasis in Body/Mind Therapy. A NCBTMB Board Approved Continuing Education Provider. my story


Co-Founders: Denise Gabriel, Michael Richter and Patricia Baxter

Co-Directors: Denise Gabriel and Michael Richter

Faculty: Denise Gabriel, Michael Richter and Patricia Baxter

Previous SALG Guest Faculty: Terry Ray, Mariela Valdez, Sascha Rimasch, Fernando Gil

Previous SALG Guest Review Board: Terry Ray, Pamela Blunt, Sascha Rimscha, Fernando Gil, Michael Atkinson, Ray Fowler

SALTI Graduates and New Leaders: Annie Conolly, Bailey Keith, Megan Oots