Certified InterPlay Leader
Nika Quirk, PhD (aka Quirky Auntie) facilitates connection to self, others, spirit and the natural world we live with. Leading and living an evolutionary life is challenging, and more fun and satisfying when we do it in rich relationships!
Nika has been practicing InterPlay for more than 30 years and is a Certified Leader of InterPlay. She also is a Certified FEBI Consultant through Focus Leadership (www.focusleadership.com). The Focus Energy Balance Indicator (FEBI) is an instrument developed by Ginny Whitelaw, Ph.D. that builds off the Coordination Pattern work of movement researcher, Betsy Wetzig, which has long been incorporated in InterPlay.
As a facilitator, coach, consultant and educator, Nika is known as an articulate and innovative communicator, a skilled facilitator of learning experiences, and a proven catalyst for insightful change and forward momentum for individuals and in organizational settings. In addition to receiving an MBA from the University of Phoenix and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Human Resource Management from Holy Names College in Oakland, CA, Nika has earned her PhD in Transformative Studies at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Her research project explores the emergence of collaboration in a leadership team using an improvisation-based performance development model she designed.