Kathy Kawalec 1/19/11


Create a Heart-Connected Relationship
with Your Performance Dog or Horse

with Kathy Kawalec

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
2-3 p.m., Eastern Time
(1 p.m. Central, 12 noon Mountain, 11 a.m. Pacific)
(8 p.m. CET - Europe; 8 a.m. Hawaii)

Dogs and Horses are eager partners in sport and service, and we often face training and performance challenges that need to be resolved. These common challenges can be used as gateways to deepen your relationship, enhance communication and transform your life!

There are lots of folks these days that claim to “whisper” to animals. And, whispering is definitely better than shouting or hammering! But what really, really changes the way we relate to our dogs, horses and to everyone in our life is to LISTEN from the heart. Deeply…with compassion…with a beginners’ mind that eagerly seeks to know something previously unknown about another.

In this program, you will:

• Learn the 5 core principles that will guide you toward resolve any training, performance or partnership challenge you and your animal partner face together.

• Enjoy simple heart-centered exercises for getting to the core of the issue and finding ways to move forward.

• Hear about ways to listen and communicate with your dog or horse on multiple levels.

• Be able to use your heart’s wisdom in your training and performance to avoid frustration and miscommunication.

• Learn to be creative and resilient…using challenges as gateways for learning and growth.


Intuitive, Teacher, Mentor

Dancing Hearts Holistic Learning Center
Manhattan, IL USA


Dancing Hearts was born from a dream I carried in my heart for a long time. As far back as I can remember, I loved animals and nature and people. I learned about how we are all connected in a magnificent web of life and how our hearts hold the secrets for happy living...and how the natural world and our animal companions help us to tap into those secrets.

As my dogs, horses, spiritual teachers showed me how to use my intuition, to share awareness with all life in our world community, to help me heal and to teach me how to help others heal themselves...I knew that I was born to share this wisdom with others. And to keep exploring, questioning, seeking, experiencing and sharing all along the way.

I am a Certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner, a Holistic Animal Behavior & Well-being Consultant, an Intuitive, a Business Development mentor, a Reiki Master Healer/Teacher and a Shamanic Healing Practitioner. I offer my services thru private consultations, classes and workshops.

I love sheep, sheep tending, border collies, sheep herding competition and teaching sheep herding skills to others through my Connected Herding program.


At the core of everything that I share is a deep heartfelt connection to the spirit of life. It's a connection that brings peace and happiness and it's what I want to help you find. It's a connection to your heart's passion for making a difference in the world. A profound connection to your dogs, horses, cats and other companion animals. To your family and fellow humans. A magical connection to nature and to every living being on earth. An awareness that everything is alive, filled with spirit. And that we are all connected to one another.

My corporate education and background is in marketing and business management in the graphic arts industry, where I spent 30 years gathering solid experience and the last 15 serving in upper level and executive management of a successful commercial printing corporation, until my corporate exit in 2000.

I have also been a life-long student of the intuitive healing arts, of spirituality, of building effective human-animal relationships, and of developing compassionate understanding between individuals and between species. For more than 30 years, I have gathered academic, practical and teaching experience in these areas.