Teachers & Authors
Jeff Carreira and Amy Edelstein founded Emergence Education in 2012 to share the insights of innovative and profound thinkers with others who want to build a better world. Since then, they have expanded their circle of collaborators and look forward to creating a community of authors, teachers, and modern mystics who share innovative ways of seeing the world.

Amy Edelstein

Educator / Author / Public Speaker

Amy Edelstein, educator, author, and public speaker is a powerful communicator of ideas and beliefs that can help us transform ourselves and the culture we live in.

Jeff Carreira

Mystic / Philosopher / Author / Teacher

To put it simply, Jeff supports people to live a spiritually inspired life, free from the constraints of fear, worry and self-doubt, and aligned with their own deepest sense of meaning and purpose.

Dorothy Walters

Poet / Author

Dorothy Walters, PHD, taught college level English and American literature as well as Women's Studies in various Midwestern universities for most of her professional life. In 1981, at age 53, she experienced spontaneous Kundalini awakening, with little or no prior knowledge or experience in such things as yoga or meditation.

Eileen Difranco

M.A. Ed. / M.Div. / Ordained Roman Catholic Womanpriest

Eileen is an ordained Roman Catholic Womanpriest and the co-pastor of the Community of Saint Mary Magdalene, an intentional Eucharistic community located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a long time activist who has written about and lectured on women’s rights in the Catholic Church for twenty years.

Erin Aquin

Author / Yoga Teacher / Life Coach

Erin Aquin is an international yoga instructor, author and teacher trainer. Her work has helped students all over the world cultivate not only well-rounded yoga practices on the mat but live purposeful, low drama lives.

Phil Moore

Author / Teacher

Phillip Moore served as director of Upland Hills School north of Detroit from 1972 until 2013. Over four decades, Moore developed a profound and inspired learning community.