Amina cofounded Matrix Leadership in 1990. She has been facilitating groups and trainings for 30 years. She considers herself a social artist and works as a trainer, facilitator, consultant and spiritual-somatic life coach. She was a trainer for the Hakomi Institute of Body-Centered Psychotherapy for 15 years and an owner/practitioner in Wellspring, Partners in Health (a holistic medical clinic) for 15 years.
She incorporates somatic, energetic and intuitive approaches as well as dance, movement, voice, art and practices of mindfulness into her work. She also leads retreats for women entitled Fully Embodied Woman: Remembering the Sacred Feminine. Amina has two children and lives in the beautiful mountain foothills of Boulder, Colorado.
The saying - "walk a mile in someone else's shoes" - the Matrix group allowed me to follow the path of someone else and her ancestors - for hundreds of miles, across oceans, over decades, even centuries, without ever giving up my own shoes, my own ancestors, my own truth.
— E. Smith
Introductory Workshop Participant