Lucia Horan was born into the family of the 5Rhythms®, the transformational movement process created by pioneer Gabrielle Roth, and was raised in the Esalen Institute community in Big Sur, California.
Having danced with Gabrielle since she was born, Lucia became certified to teach 5Rhythms in 1998 and is now an internationally renowned teacher and faculty member of 5Rhythms Global. She is also formally empowered to carry forth and teach the dharma of liberation based on the teachings of the American-Buddhist lineage of Noah Levine, Jack Kornfield, and the forest masters of Thailand.
Lucia coteaches with masters and leads retreats in a variety of specialties, including 5Rhuthms, Buddhist meditation, trauma, addiction, Motion Theater, and women’s empowerment. She also leads experiences connecting humans and wild dolphins.
She contributed an essay on her unique work and perspective to Dancing with Dharma: Essays on Movement and Dance in Western Buddhism.