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I’m Maria Gehrke.

Born and raised in Germany, but now living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

I am a watercolor artist painting portraits, landscapes and magical fantasy worlds.

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THE LATEST EPISODES

Did you know that I have a podcast?

  • Hello again, friends. Jackie and Maria here with another episode. This month we get real and talk about what it feels like as you develop your mindfulness practice, what shadow work is like and why we might practice with community.  Join us for this beautiful discussion and let us know how mindfulness feels to you […]
  • Hi Friends. Jackie and Maria here to talk about who are mindfulness practices right for and who might want to exhibit caution when beginning a journey toward mindfulness. We end the episode by practicing together with a Loving Kindness meditation inspired by Sharon Salzberg.  Be well friends!  The post Episode 9: Is Mindfulness Right For […]
  • This episode we discuss some of the obstacles that get in the way of daily mindfulness and some strategies to overcome them. At the end we support each other by practicing together. We will lead you in a short guided practice of breathwork and a body scan that will leave you feeling calm and peaceful. […]
  • Hello friends! Maria and Jackie here, returning from the holiday break with an exciting episode! This month, we dive into the mindful practice of connecting with nature and our role in it through the beautiful book Braiding Sweetgrass. Written by Robin Wall Kimmerer, a botanist and Citizen of Potawatomi Nation, this book weaves indigenous wisdom […]

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