Davida Taurek, LPCC
Licensed professional clinical counselor, 5Rhythms® facilitator, body-centered therapies expert
For over 30 years, Davida has been facilitating embodied transformational healing using the 5Rhythms® movement practice. She is a psychotherapist with an ongoing private practice in Marin County, and serves as associate faculty for the Master of Science Counseling Program at Prescott College directing the Somatic Emphasis. She teaches at Esalen Institute and 1440 Multiversity, has worked for Tony Robbins teaching embodiment and meditation techniques at Unleash the Power Within events, and is a Certified Instructor of Watsu®, WaterDance®, Motion Theater®, and 5Rhythms®.
In her earlier years, Davida was a professional doula and massage therapist caring for women during the labor and birthing process, a yoga teacher, and a performance artist and drummer. She lived and trained with Baba Olatunji, a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist, and recording artist for many of her formative years.
Davida is known for her delightful sense of humor, fiery passion, authentic and caring presence, and evocative, devotional teaching style. She leads trainings and workshops worldwide.
M.S. Master of Science in Counseling, Specialization in Couple and Family Therapy - Prescott College (May 2016)
B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Theater Arts, Magna Cum Laude - San Francisco State University (May 1989)