Sometime we need a shot in the arm,
and the heart, to change
Enter the Catalyst Apothecary
Individual and group
experiences to mark an important threshold, shed your skin, and begin anew
Powerful embodiment practices for leaders to cultivate and move from
a deep well of energy
Energizing team experiences that focus on building specific skills or facilitating
Experience design and facilitation to infuse special moments at work and in life with deeper meaning
In addition to public events, I offer custom experiences based off these core offerings for individuals and teams.
Please be in touch via the form below to explore how we can work to craft the experience that best meets your needs.
To be seen for 2018.....
fireside chat: Why do I Feel Like Shit at Work?
November 2, 2017 6:30-8:30p — Fabric, San Francisco, CA
This public conversation hosted at Fabric, a community co-working space, explored some of the main personal and cultural reasons that make us feel disconnected or de-motivated at work, and what we can do about it.
October 17-18, 2017 — 501 Union, Brooklyn, NY
I led two experiences at this 2-day immersive conference for culture leaders — a main stage event with Gabriel Wilson called Freedom and Fairness: Growth and Connection Through Difference, and a breakout session on Processing Social and Organizational Grief.
Leadership Qigong Retreat with David Beaudry
Guest Facilitator: Pleasure Based Leadership
September 30-October 1, 2017 — Berkeley, CA (Private Event)
To lead and serve in these times requires a great deal of energy. Drawing on deep knowledge of qigong, energy dynamics, and the realities facing leaders today, David and Larissa introduced participants to their powerful practices for leaders to cultivate and move from a deep well of energy in their work and lives.
THe culture conference
Presenter & Facilitator
April 1-2, 2017 — One Workplace, Santa Clara, CA
The Culture Conference is an immersive 2-day event for business leaders who are committed to building positive teams and cultures. I led a breakout session on Sunday—Catalyzing Transformation: How Rites of Passage Accelerate Growth and Meaning in Organizations.
Leadership Qigong workshop with David Beaudry
March 11, 2017 1-5pm — The Working Body, Oakland, CA
Qigong practitioner, David Beaudry, and leadership coach, Larissa Conte, hosted a half-day introduction to Leadership Qigong—their custom approach to cultivating the energy required to lead. Drawing on deep knowledge of qigong, energy dynamics, and the realities facing leaders today, David and Larissa introduced participants to their powerful practices for leaders to cultivate and move from a deep well of energy in their work and lives.
Activating your inner knowing
October 20, 2016 — BODY, Sante Fe, NM
Each of us has a deep body intelligence that can guide us to create greater alignment in our lives, but we don’t always know how it works or how to access it. In this interactive talk, Larissa shared about: the dynamics and power of inner knowing, how brain-based intelligence and inner knowing interact, key insights to activate your inner knowing, and practical applications to create greater alignment in your life, work, and relationships.