Sunny Smyth, Daoshen
Sunny is a Daoshen or lineage bearer in the MogaDao tradition. She began her intensive study with Zhenevere Sophia Dao in 2011 and has attended, with very few exceptions, every class and intensive that Zhen has taught since that time, holding the unique position of having trained for more hours with the founder than any other student.
She is certified to teach MogaDao Ethos Programs 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, which comprises all the existing codified forms and practices of MogaDao Qigong, Depth Sexuality and the Erotic Basis of Being, Yoga and Meditation within the framework of Post-Daoist philosophy. Her background includes 6 years of offering this work full-time at Life Healing Center in Santa Fe, a residential treatment center for behavioral health, trauma, and addiction, and three years at Christus St. Vincent Holistic Health and Wellness Center, specifically working with individuals navigating health challenges.
Sunny has been on the staff of the MogaDao Institute since 2013 as Business Manager and part of the “think tank” of the tradition. At the present time, she teaches group classes online and in person, mentors students and teachers privately, and offers in-depth trainings on the journey from trauma to sexual vitality as well as the exquisite beauty of sexuality and aging.