June 8, 2015

Calm Amid Chaos – Teacher Reviews

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Bears Kaufman
Samahria Kaufman
Raun K. Kaufman
Beverly Haberman

Bears Kaufman

“A gifted teacher. A passionate student of love, clearly at the top of his game.”

Ted McCarthy, Physician, ME

“Fun, inquisitive, deep, thought provoking, loving and lovable, all giving.”

Aleksa Andjelkovic, MA

“A wow! I am always so just completely thrilled and excited when Bears walks into class. I embrace not knowing where the class is going – to just go with the cool vibe of Bears teaching off – curriculum. The best!!”

Amy McDonald, Sales Equestrian Products, CA

“The first time I saw Bears I was in awe; possibly the most fascinating person I was ever with. His teaching is more my style. Very honest within himself. I would like to thank Bears for Option Institute. Thanks again.”

Justin Howard, Professional Cowboy, ID

“Brilliant. Certainly in every class I’ve been in with you, you have always been loving and wanting the best for me, yet somehow in this class I feel your love and challenge even deeper. Thank you.”

Jenifer Westphal, Home Engineer, PA

“Master of the high flame. I got it the first morning – thank you for blessing me with your love.”

Maria Spano, Program Coordinator, Canada

” Truly masterful. His love and his wanting the best for all of us guided me and supported me to be the best I am!”

Tony Dalton, Company Director, Engineer, Ireland

“High flame please!! No one taught me to hope and dream better than you. Thank you!”

Linda McGinn, Son-Rise Mom, Scotland

“You are a magnificent teacher, a magnifcant man. Thank you for your magnificent love.”

Shayu Talbot, Community Service Worker / Reconnective Healer, Canada

“The most loving and gentle man I have ever encountered in my life. I have sat and communed with God. Thank you for your love and example. I will miss you.”

Jay Reed, Finish Carpenter, HI

“I will always delight in my hours spent in the presence of this great man. He’s on it…top of his game hour after hour!”

Nancy Haas, Realtor / Writer, PA

“Bears mixes off curriculum teaching and personal high flame development opportunities with a sweetness that is like a fine piece of chocolate. I loved being with him and I really enjoyed his birthday song for me. Thank you Bears!”

Beth Bogue, Speech-Language Pathologist, Canada

“Bears is ahead of his time! I’ve never met anyone like him in my life. I’m grateful that he was a part of my week – he’s an inspiration.”

Erin Sullivan, Banquet Server, SC

“Amazing, wonderful! I loved every minute. Thank you.”

Relcha Neilson, Son-Rise Program Mom, United Kingdom

Samahria Kaufman

“Sweet, gentle, loving, fun, extraordinary exceptional woman. A gift to all of us.”

Sue Kirck, Massage Therapist / Educator, CT

“Samahria is exceptionally skilled at creating our environment of ease in taking on the most challenging issues. With her personal warmth and humanity she guides us to a place of ease with ourselves.”

Phil Lomas, Psychiatrist, WI

“What an incredible example of an exceptional woman and an inspiration.”

Winden Rowe, Marketing Administrative Assistant, PA

“Brilliant, loving, hysterical. No one embodies The Universe Is Benevolent more than Samahria.”

Jenifer Westphal, Home Engineer, PA

“Pure energy! I feel she doesn’t cease to amaze me. When she comes in the room it just fills up with light and energy.”

Yinan Estrada Ortiz, Freelance TV and Film Production, PR

“With all my heart – I do want to have love in my life; love of the kind that Samahria blessed us with. With such unconditional and obvious love I couldn’t do anything but to let my walls of fear and hold back! collapse”

Pontus Magnusson Jansson, Politician And Son-Rise Volunteer, Sweden

“Such a warm, loving woman. Her teaching has no pressure. Her questions are so insightful. She demonstrates that the universe has endless possibilities.”

Tony Dalton, Company Director, Engineer, Ireland

“The goddess of love. It is a pleasure to have you share your sense of humor as you lead the class. Your love was so evident when you spoke with Shayu and Jay. Bless you for showing me a woman without apologies.”

Bridget Hurley, Clinical Oncology Pharmacist, CO

“What an amazing role model you are. Thank you for your laughter, love and tenderness in all the perfect moments. Thank you.”

Shayu Talbot, Community Service Worker / Reconnective Healer, Canada

“Full of life and energy – armed with an infectious laugh and a down to earth language that is engaging and thought provoking. I always delight in her sessions.”

Bob Blenn, Training Consultant, NY

Raun K. Kaufman

“A great intellect. He embodies the mission of the Option Institute with enthusiasm, authenticity and clarity. Wonderful teacher.”

Ted McCarthy, Physician, ME

“A miracle in motion.”

Jay Reed, Finish Carpenter, HI

“Enthusiastic and gifted in his technique, Raun has created an energetic and spirited class room experience – that promotes open dialogue and risk taking on my part. I feel comfortable sharing my more delicate feelings with him as facilitator – and am less likely to censure myself.”

Bob Blenn, Training Consultant, NY

“Raun feels like a soft-serve ice cream swirl – two flavors in the same taste – one flavor – he is so honest down to earth – willing to share that he like the rest of us – is working through personal stuff – we can relate to his humanity – almost like we are the same flavor as him – the other flavor – is his ability to inspire with enthusiasm and humor and teach the Option Process.”

Heather D’Amore, Mentor / Photographer, DC

“Raun is one of the quickest-thinking teachers on the planet! Question and teachings come bursting forth with great joy and enthusiasm. His delight is contagious.”

Phil Lomas, Psychiatrist, WI

Beverly Haberman

“I always feel an amazing energy and chemistry when I am in her presence. She’s got the umff to make the class rock to its greater potential.”

Yinan Estrada Ortiz, Freelance TV And Film Production, PR

“A great guide. Exceptional Woman just found another participant. Gentle and lovely nature.”

Linda McGinn, Son-Rise Mom, Scotland

“When you come into the room it’s the hour of power! You radiate strength and beauty.”

Mark Kaufman, Son-Rise Dad, NY

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