Lavinia Plonka is a body language expert helping people improve their movement, behavior, relationships and careers for over 35 years. Her unique expertise connects the dots among posture/movement, emotions and the mind. Lavinia’ s training and professional career have included theater, dance, yoga and the martial arts. From Esalen to the Council on Aging, from Beijing to Mexico, Lavinia’ s popular workshops explore the intersection between movement, emotions and the mind. She is an instructor of the emotional effector patterns, Alba Emoting™ and the Emotional Body® courses, and is a certified Feldenkrais® practitioner. She is the author of several books, including What Are You Afraid Of?: A Body/Mind to Courageous Living, and Walking Your Talk: Changing Your Life Through the Magic of Body Language.