Dondi Simone Dahlin is a published author, award-winning public speaker, and internationally-acclaimed dancer, actress, and teacher. She co-wrote The Little Book of Energy Medicine (Tarcher, 2012) with her mother, Donna Eden, and heads the “Teach the Teacher” program at The Eden Energy Medicine Certification Program in Phoenix, Arizona, where she also teaches teachers public speaking. From 2001-2008 Dondi taught the Five Elements at the renowned Feathered Pipe Ranch in Montana. She has been teaching the Five Elements for over a decade at OMEGA Institute in New York and at various Eden Energy Medicine workshops around the world since the 1990s.
Dondi has been on stage and in television, film and radio since she was a little girl doing acting, dance, voice-overs, and public speaking. She is at home in front of cameras and audiences after performing for over three decades and in over 30 countries. As a college student, she received the coveted, “Outstanding Speaker in the Nation” award and is currently a member of The Screen Actors Guild. As a touring dancer, she was chosen to be the main radio and TV spokesperson for Miles Copeland and “The Belly Dance Superstars,” a 14-person professional dance troupe that performed in over 10 countries and 20 states.
Dondi joined Innersource, after performing around the world for over two decades, and loves being a part of the family business. She has a multifaceted role in the company from writing handbooks and documents to helping teach and coordinate TEEM (Teaching Eden Energy Medicine), to being the company photographer, to helping write books like, The Little Book of Energy Medicine.
Listen to an interview with Dondi as she talks about The Little Book of Energy Medicine, her childhood with Donna as her mother, and growing up with Energy Medicine as a part of her life.
Dondi's second book The Five Elements was released September 2016 and became a best seller.
Dondi balances her work with taking care of Tiernan Ray who was born in May, 2009. She doesn't travel around the world dancing anymore but she still teaches dance and leads week-long annual retreats with Titanya. In their workshops they explore stories, myths, history, movement, dance, relationships, and self-discovery through Middle Eastern Dance and what they learned from their Mom while growing up in The Chinese Five Elements.
When in her home town of San Diego, Dondi and Tiernan live in a 1904 historic home of which she personally fought for two years to have added to the Historical Registry in San Diego. Her house is #877 and is the only "National Folk House" on the register.
Visit Dondi's website: www.LearnTheFiveElements.com
Tiernan Ray Devenyns
Tiernan was born May, 2009 and he loves looking like his grandma (though, he doesn't like getting those curls combed). He calls his grandma, Mama and he is a natural at EEM. He has already done many healings for family members and his little friends. One of his first healings was when he was 1 year old, when another little baby had a stomach ache. Tiernan loves trains, planes and playing, "pretend." He has been told that, one day he will be the CEO of Innersource, but right now that is just too much to think about. He would rather run through the grass, jump in puddles and play with his toys.