A Labyrinth at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

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Step Into Your Power I had the great pleasure to present a life-transforming labyrinth experience at one of my favorite places: the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. We scheduled two events in which students learned the ancient tool of walking a labyrinth for healing, wholeness and meditation. Labyrinths date back as early as 400 BCE. I created […]

The Power of Friendship

Meditation

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” —Marcel Proust I just had the great joy to video call with my very good friend Friederike Seeliger in Germany. We shared the same apartment in Bonn, Germany, when we were both students. Mieke […]

Let Loose the Reins

Empowering Women

Who shaped you into the person you are today? Who had the most profound influence on your life?  Who are your mentors and teachers? These are important questions in order to understand who you really are as a human being. Your mentors and teachers influence who you become. They shape your values, your passions and […]

What Do You Read?

Author Dorit Brauer

Reading is a form of prayer, a guided meditation that briefly makes us believe we’re someone else, disrupting the delusion that we’re permanent and at the center of the universe. Suddenly (we’re saved!) other people are real again, and we’re fond of them. —George Saunders Your reading preferences influence how you see the world and […]

Free online class: The Art Of Spiritual Journeying

Dorit Brauer

– Learn easy to practice tools to shift your consciousness from negative to positive – Journey within – Overcome fear – Trust your inner guidance – Learn how to walk a labyrinth – Create inner peace   Award-winning artist and Author Dorit Brauer invites you to an inspiring lecture about the Art of Spiritual Journeying. […]

Free online class: The Art Of Spiritual Journeying

Dorit Brauer

– Learn easy to practice tools to shift your consciousness from negative to positive – Journey within – Overcome fear – Trust your inner guidance – Learn how to walk a labyrinth – Create inner peace   Award-winning artist and Author Dorit Brauer invites you to an inspiring lecture about the Art of Spiritual Journeying. […]

Free online class: The Art of Spiritual Journeying

Dorit Brauer

– Learn easy to practice tools to shift your consciousness from negative to positive – Journey within – Overcome fear – Trust your inner guidance – Learn how to walk a labyrinth – Create inner peace   Award-winning artist and Author Dorit Brauer invites you to an inspiring lecture about the Art of Spiritual Journeying. […]

Free online class: The Art of Spiritual Journeying

Dorit Brauer

– Learn easy to practice tools to shift your consciousness from negative to positive – Journey within – Overcome fear – Trust your inner guidance – Learn how to walk a labyrinth – Create inner peace   Dorit Brauer invites you to an inspiring lecture about the Art of Spiritual Journeying. She is the author […]

FREE online class: The Art of Spiritual Journeying

Dorit Brauer

– Learn easy to practice tools to shift your consciousness from negative to positive – Journey within – Overcome fear – Trust your inner guidance – Learn how to walk a labyrinth – Create inner peace   Dorit Brauer invites you to an inspiring lecture about the Art of Spiritual Journeying. She is the author […]

Artist Talk with Dorit Brauer

Join the Spiritual Adventure and learn the Art of Everyday Pilgrimage from award winning author and artist Dorit Brauer. Bring the sacred into your life as Dorit shares the adventures and lessons she learned during her travels, and how this sacredness is expressed in her art and the new oil paintings of her solo-exhibit Unwinding. […]

Winner of the 2016 Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

I am very honored to be the recipient of the 2016 Immigrant Entrepreneur Award from Global Pittsburgh in recognition of my achievements and for enriching the Pittsburgh region with my talent and tenacity since my arrival in 1998. Learn more about the Immigrant Entrepreneur Award: Pittsburgh is a vibrant and multicultural city that is diverse and ever-changing. […]

Ancestral Strength & The Power of Strong Roots

systemic family constellation

Please enjoy the newest video: The Ancestral Strength Guided Meditation. A Guided Meditation for You This guided imagery meditation opens the door for trans-generational healing and thus allows you to connect to your inner strength and an unbound life force. Imagine there is a life force you receive through both of your birth parents, a force that […]

Spiritual Journeys Celebration

meditation & motorcycles

Celebrating International Female Ride Day and World Labyrinth Day Author Dorit Brauer organizes every first Saturday in May a Spiritual Journey in celebration of International Female Ride Day and World Labyrinth Day. In celebration of the 10th International Female Ride Day and World Labyrinth Day participants joined this special event in May 2016: A Motorcycle […]

Holistic Reflexology, Ancestral Strength & The Power of Strong Roots

Reflexology

by Dorit Brauer, published in Reflexology Across America, Fall 2015 We cannot be whole and complete as human beings and at the same time see ourselves as separate from our parents and the family into which we are born. Our strength comes from our families. It is an illusion to believe that we can deny […]

Experience the Power of the Labyrinth

Happiness in the Labyrinth

On Saturday May 2, 2015, the seventh annual World Labyrinth Day, I built a 7-circuit labyrinth at the Pittsburgh Public Market. While creating the labyrinth a motorcycle gang of 150 plus bikes rode by. A good sign! Labyrinths are sacred circles found in every culture around the globe, dating back thousands of years. The labyrinth […]

What do you see when you meditate?

joyful meditating

Experience the Joy of Meditation Years ago, when I taught meditation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and for Highmark, I was asked to participate in the movie: Sight of Stillness – What do you see when you meditate? We recorded a meditative experience. Then the artist created the visual images. 
I love seeing […]

Spiritual Nourishment at Farm To Table Pittsburgh

Dave Crawley KDKA TV and Dorit Brauer

The Farm to Table Conference in Pittsburgh is my favorite annual conference. It focuses on what is essential. Keep it local, keep it real. Having grown up on a dairy farm in Germany’s Lower Rhine Valley, Farm To Table is very close to my heart. It supports local farmers, local businesses and the local economy. […]

Imagine a Labyrinth at every Police Department

Labyrinth

Meditative Pathways Check out this incredible labyrinthine design at the Polizeipräsidium Bochum, Germany; sent to me by friends in Germany. The police department was built between 1926 to 1929 in the late expressionistic style. Imagine having a labyrinth at every police department. How cool would that be!!! Incredible labyrinthine design at the Polizeipräsidium Bochum, Germany. […]

Perdido Bay Meditation 3

Meditative Sunset

Please enjoy the pictures of the stunning Perdido Bay sunset. The sky was on fire, a truly magical moment. In today’s meditation you will learn to travel in your light body and heal memories from the past. Please join:   The spiritual journey invites you to become the observer of your life, to step out […]

We are here to make the impossible possible

Pittsburgh Marathon

Training for a marathon? Use guided imagery and succeed. I love challenges and enjoy pushing my boundaries to the limits and see how far I can go. The year 2000 brought the idea to celebrate the new millennium with the special challenge of running a marathon. My routine had consisted of three miles, which I […]

Perdido Bay Meditation 2

Perdido Bay

Morning meditation at Perdido Bay, Alabama. You are invited to join:   Today enjoy focusing your heart and mind on gratitude. Focus on everything that is good and on everything you are thankful for. Every thought that enters your mind creates reality. Carefully choose your thoughts.   Focus on the qualities that bring joy, light, […]