Convener Corner: Stacy Krieg

Get Waxy–Encaustic Mixed Media Soul Collage Meet Stacy Krieg; mother, artist, and  convener of Get Waxy-Encaustic Mixed Media Soul Collage. Encaustic painting means to burn into a surface using heat source and beeswax. In this class, students created a mixed media collage for their home using photographs, drawings, and other found items. 1. What is […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Regina Compernolle!

CONVENER CORNER: MEET REGINA COMPERNOLLE! Regina Compernolle has been teaching Communiversity classes for 30 years. Her subjects include a wide range of topics, from art to herbal remedies to women’s spirituality. “The arts, psychological health and spirituality go hand-in-hand for me,” Regina said. “I enjoy the company of women. My classes are about expressing the […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Linda VanBibber!

Linda with George Moon and the World Drum at a consciousness raising gathering in Hot Springs, Ark., 2012. CONVENER CORNER: MEET LINDA VANBIBBER! Linda VanBibber is a communiversity convener toning and other sound therapy classes such as ‘Creating Balance with Tuning Forks,’ ‘Toning the Chakras,’ and several more. “I became interested in the use of […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Shannon Hodge!

Communiversity convener and health coach Shannon Hodge is no stranger to weight loss strategies, but for almost three years, she’s been teaching others how to kick every other frustrating method to the curb…with the exception of an effective system she came up with herself. Hodge teaches classes such as Kick Your Sugar Habit, Weight Loss […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Denis Greene!

CONVENER CORNER: MEET DENIS GREENE! President of Church Development and Communiversity convener Denis Greene is holding two classes this week. The first will take place on Oct. 24, at the Plaza Library at 7 p.m. and is called, “Wheelie Through the Baboons: A Strategic Thinking System”. “On a motorcycle trip across Africa in the 1970s, […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Rick Mareske!

Rick playing a guitar his dad built, with his good friend, John Miles. CONVENER CORNER: MEET RICK MARESKE! As Communiversity members, many of you may already be familiar with Rick Mareske. Not only is the devoted coordinator of our community of shared knowledge, but he is a convener himself. He has taught classes such as […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Ilene Kimsey!

CONVENER CORNER: MEET ILENE KIMSEY! You can meet her in person THIS MORNING! Ilene Kimsey is a Communiversity convener who has been working in the field of human and spiritual development for more than 30 years. For the last 10 years, she has incorporated the ancient wisdom of Hawaii in her teachings and as part […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Don Davidson!

CONVENER CORNER: MEET DON DAVIDSON! Communiversity convener Don Davidson has been bringing people together since the 1980s. He believes that companionship is the key to happiness. In September, he offered his newest class for the first time, “Making Retirement Work For You”. In November, Davidson will conduct his annual “Drive-by Tour of the Rich and […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Theresa Rotolo!

CONVENER CORNER: MEET THERESA ROTOLO! Theresa Rotolo is a Communiversity convener who wants people to be aware of the ingredients within the products they use. “I want people to know what they are putting in and on their bodies,” Rotolo said. “To know it personally and to embrace healthier and cleaner choices.” While looking for […]

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Convener Corner: Meet Desiré Hendricks!

Hendricks at the Rose Gardens at Loose Park. “It’s one of my favorite places in KC,” she said. CONVENER CORNER: MEET DESIRÉ HENDRICKS! Communiversity convener Desiré Hendricks teaches yoga, and is passionate about sharing the skill with others because she believes it can enrich the overall quality of life. “I’ve been on my yoga journey […]

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