Edie Hartshorne, MSW, is a therapist, musician, and writer. Raised a Quaker and now a practicing Buddhist, she integrates spiritual inquiry and music with her therapeutic private practice. She is also a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner.

As a musician, she has performed extensively in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Japan; at Buddhist events, retreats with Thich Nhat Hahn, and at the Dalai Lama Sacred Music Festival. In recognition of her work using music for peace she was elected a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.

A former Fullbright Scholar in Uruguay and advocate for indigenous people in Latin America, she currently collaborates with the World Wheel to preserve indigenous Shuar culture and the rainforest in Ecuador. She is also Co-Director of A World Without Armies: Costa Rica Initiative.

A recipient of the Distinguished Women of Berkeley Award, she lives with her husband in Berkeley, CA and is the mother of two grown children.

Edie is the author of the Ellsberg Books title Light in Blue Shadows

Visit Edie on the web at http://edie.hartshorne.net