Meet the Founder & Facilitator: Burge
Burge Smith-Lyons is president and CEO of Essence of Being, Inc. For more than 36 years, she has been involved with the healing, learning and educational environment and has facilitated workshops for personal growth and corporate seminars since 1980 in the area of self-development, communication techniques, relationships, abundance, team building, and leadership development. She specializes in helping people identify their "Bubble Talk" — subconscious negative self-talk that blocks them from achieving what they want in life.
Her holistic mind-body-spirit approach includes experiential learning styles and Super Learning, accelerated learning techniques that activate both the left and right brain.
Burge is an international best-selling author, motivational speaker and trainer, DISC Certified Instructor, relationship and communications expert. She is chairperson and founder of The Healing Forest Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that focuses on experiential learning and the shifting of outdated belief systems for children and adults.
She has created the Essence Series of workshops, seminars, and programs and has taught thousands of graduates from around the world and hubs in Atlanta, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Asheville, Boston, Rhode Island, Toronto, Canada, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for over 23 years. She is expanding into India and China.
"EOB started the ball rolling in my "leap of faith" journey & transformation. I know I've done the work, but you are a brilliant teacher! I owe my renewed life, my vision of my future, my vulnerable & important voice, and my trust & faith that everything is going as planned, to YOU. I hope to someday repay the debt of gratitude I have for you."Cindy
“Essence of Being workshop was so divine, so delightful – leading me to dive deep into all the best life can offer for all of us: Love, Self-esteem, Trust, Abundance, Acceptance and Equality.”S.R.