In this heartwarming conversation, Annette shares deeply about her teacher Mrs Irina Tweedie. Her personal insights, struggles and inspiration and she shares specific moments of her own transformation which later led her to walk the path of love and service.
Annette Kaiser was born in Zurich in 1948. After studying economics and sociology at the University of St. Gallen (CH), she worked for many years in the field of development cooperation. At the end of the 1980s she founded her Tai Ji DO school and has been training teachers ever since. From 1982 she was a student of Mrs. Irina Tweedie for 17 years and was authorized by her in 1998 to continue the specific path of love. In 2000 she developed the “practice path DO”, which she continues to develop and teach people in a non-dual, cosmocentric understanding. In today’s teaching and learning activities, Annette Kaiser focuses on the transformation of the heart of all people as a glocal way of life. As an evolutionary visionary, who sees herself in the tradition of an enlightened mysticism, she is close to Sri Aurobindo and the Mother (Mirra Alfassa, Auroville). In her book “One World – One Humanity – One Consciousness” she invites to a Universal Spirituality.
Besides her heart’s commitment as spiritual teacher and author, she is also the founder and spiritual director of the seminar house Villa Unspunnen in Switzerland, which has been a place of silence and spiritual home for many people for 22 years. For more than 30 years she has also been president of the non-profit association “Open Hands”, which supports projects in Asia, Africa and people worldwide. She initiated the circle of the “Global Cooperative Forum”, which inspired many, and is also the initiator and “vision holder” of the European “movement” www.co-creating-europe.eu and the 2020 ONE TREE-Planting Peace initiative.
Annette Kaiser teaches worldwide, however especially in Europe. She is married, mother of two adult children and grandmother.