Ruth Landis has a gift for revealing the unseen wholeness in others. She brings a blend of acceptance, humor, honesty, insight and spontaneity to all of her work. She is a certified Body-Psychotherapist, certified hypnotherapist, enneagram teacher, and Reiki master, utilizing body/mind techniques, visualization and guided imagery for greater awareness, presence, relaxation, and stress reduction, as well as working with trauma, chronic disease, and anxiety. She also synthesizes all of her skills to create greater joy and ease in all modes of performance, public speaking, and group dynamics. In her teaching and in her private practice Ms. Landis works creatively and dynamically with individuals, couples and groups. When working with public speakers and presenters she focuses on spontaneity and authenticity. Her work is highly experiential and non-academic, and participants leave with valuable techniques for self-direction.
Ruth Landis has been a private coach for actors and performing artists for over twenty years. She is an actress, writer, director and teacher with having performed at all of the major professional theatres in Chicago, and in Regional theatre, as well as having worked extensively on-camera and as a voice-over artist for radio, TV, and film. She has taught acting at Northwestern University, Roosevelt University, Columbia College, and Victory Gardens Training Center.
Ms. Landis has conducted workshops throughout the country for such clients as Miller Brewing Sales Executives, ABC Network Television Sales Executives, Illinois Mediators Association, Illinois Association of Public Speakers and the Chicago Bicycle Federation, working with issues such as presentation skills, image
development, teamwork, sales and communication techniques, creativity and performance. She has worked privately as a presentation and communication consultant to executives and CEO’s of major corporations, public speakers, newscasters, lawyers, and professors. Recently
Ruth led workshops at two annual conferences of the
International Enneagram Association and led an all day
Enneagram-based workshop at the annual conference of the Kansas
Association of Addiction Professionals. Ruth is a Senior Member
in an exciting new organization development co-operative group,
bringing together leading experts in the Enneagram from all over
the world. It is called the