Ann Todhunter Brode has been an Aston Patterning practitioner and body-oriented therapist in Santa Barbara for over forty years. A recognized master in her field, Brode writes down-to-earth, compassionate articles on the challenges & rewards of living consciously in the body. These appear in a variety of online sites as well as in the Montecito Journal. In addition, she has produced the beautiful body-centered CD Body Breath~ Three Guided Meditations. Her book, A Guide to Body Wisdom- What Your Mind Needs to Know About Your Body (Llewellyn Worldwide, 2019) can be found online or at local bookstores.