Bio: Mermer Blakeslee is the author of the acclaimed novels SAME BLOOD and IN DARK WATER. As an examiner for the Professional Ski Instructors of America and a former member of its elite National Demonstration Team, she trains teachers across the country, specializing in fear, innovation, and learning. At Windham Mountain, she created and runs The Fear Workshop and an intensive season-long program called PowerLearn?. She lives in the Catskill Mountains in upstate NY. Her website is www.mermerblakeslee.com.
"We all pack different ideas and feelings into the word fear: fear of the unknown, fear of failure, of losing control, of aging, of falling down, fear of the body reacting and fear of the body not reacting, even the fear of saying the word fear. This book does not attempt to define fear or explain why a frightened person experiences certain physiological responses. It doesn't separate students into categories or classify symptoms. What this book does attempt is to offer you both audacity and co... more info>>