Sensory Awareness Foundation



Newsletters from 2013 and earlier are in PDF format and require a PDF Reader.


Sensory Awareness: Resources for Daily Practice

  • How can we make Sensory Awareness a part of our lives?

Fall/Winter 2016

Summer 2016

  • Upcoming workshop at the Garrison Institute
  • Report on 2016 West Coast workshop: Photos


Winter 2015

  • 2015: The year in review
  • Amazon Smile program
  • Report on the 2015 East Coast workshop at the Garrison Institute
  • Two vital programs developed by SAF leaders
  • Upcoming national SAF workshops:
    West Coast Workshop: May, 13 – 15, 2016 in Menlo Park, California
    East Coast Workshop: October 7 – 9, 2016 in Garrison, New York
  • Workshops in New York City
  • Articles, photos, poetry: Submission information

Summer 2015

  • Report on West Coast Workshop, 2015: “Savoring the Moment”
  • Sensing Sundays Program
  • A new website for the Sensory Awareness Foundation

Spring 2015

  • Annual West Coast SAF Workshop May 1 – 3, 2015
  • East Coast SAF Workshop October 9 – 11, 2015
  • Honoring the Path of the Warrior featured in Mindful Magazine
  • New Feature: Leaders in Sensory Awareness: Monhegan Island: – Ray Fowler, Penny and Robert Smith
  • Remembering Ruth Dennison and Peggy Wood


December 2014

  • New Executive Director Brings in the New Year
  • Finding Sensory Awareness near where you live
  • West Coast Spring Workshop: SAVORING THE MOMENT
  • Waking Up Now in Japanese
  • Change in Membership Dues

July 2014

  • Sensory Awareness Helping War Veterans
  • East Coast SAF Workshop in Fall of 2015
  • New SAF Executive Director to Start in the New Year
  • West Coast Spring Workshop
  • Sensory Awareness Worldwide

April 2014

  • Sensory Awareness Represented at Mindfulness Conference
  • New President and Vice-President of Leaders’ Guild Elected
  • Exciting Changes as a Result of SAF Retreat and Members’ Feedback


Fall 2013


Winter 2012

First Workshop in Mexico
by Ray Fowler

President’s Message by Richard Lowe


Spring 2011

Spring 2011 Workshop

Sensory Awareness and Psychotherapy
by Richard Lowe

Interview with Virginia Veach
by Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Blindness and Living in the Now
by Ryan Richards

Posture and Psychotherapy
by Bernie Weitzman

Fall 2010/Spring 2011

Fall 2010

Recent News

You Can Open Up Again
An Interview with Johanna Kulbach

by Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

President’s Message

by Jamie Taylor

The Early Roots of Sensory Awareness
by Richard Lowe

Spring 2010

Spring 2010

Next S.A.F. Workshop

Sensory Awareness
and Returning Veterans

by Lee Klinger Lesser

S.A.F. Board Retreat

President’s Message by Richard Lowe

Thank you Stefan

Ed Brown Interview
by Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Charlotte Selver Class Excerpts

Fall 2009

Fall 2009

Report on our Workshop by Richard Lowe

Sensing the Gifts of Cancer by Cathy Edgett

President’s Message by Richard Lowe

Report on Leaders’ Guild by Virginia Veach

Yvonne Rand Interview by Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Martina Hornstein by Marianne Ehrat

Babette Wills by Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Bavarian Study Group by Anneke Hopfner

Spring 2009

President’s Message, Richard Lowe

Fall 2008

Excerpt from Spirit of Drawing by Connie Smith Siegel

Interview with Don Hanlon Johnson, Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Spring 2008

When Breathing Fails, Len Shemin

Spirit of Drawing, Connie Smith Siegel

The Wonders of the Organism, Charlotte Selver

You Know the Way, Hannes Zahner

Fall 2007

SAF President’s Letter, Richard Lowe

Breathing As Teacher, Charlotte Selver

The Value of Sensing, Charles V.W. Brooks

Lying as an Activity, Charles V.W. Brooks

Spring 2007

Spring 2006

SAF Co-President’s Letter, Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Presence and Absence, Seymour Carter

Reports from a student of Elsa Gindler: “I Wish I Could Write Myself To Death Or To Life…”, Felicitas Voigt

SAF Newsletter 2006-2

Fall 2006

SAF Co-President’s Letter, Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

What is Sensory Awareness?, Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

The Delight of Breathing, Ruth Denison

Charlotte Selver, Poem by Bill Littlewood

For Charlotte, Poem by Cathy Edget

SAF Newsletter 2006-1

Fall 2005

SAF Co-President’s Letter, Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Soccer Mom Needs A Break, Hannes Zahner

Spring 2005

SAF Co-President’s Letter, Stefan Laeng-Gilliatt

Finding Our Stature, Charles Brooks