British/Canadian Singer-Songwriter | Holistic Life Coach | Entrepreneur
Lindsey Walker is a British citizen, born and raised in England, UK. She obtained Canadian citizenship when she immigrated with her husband and family to Montreal, Canada in 1989.
From the age of 11 years, Lindsey trained in musical theatre at the Arts Educational School in London, UK. She performed professionally for a few years and then decided to leave the theatre to teach the creative arts.
Upon marrying a Syrian man, she went to live in Damascus, Syria and taught musical theatre to children at the American School of Damascus. She later resided in Montreal, Canada, and Dubai, UAE.
During this time she obtained a BA [Hons] in Psychology from the Open University of England, UK; completed a training called, ‘The Dance of Life’ with German dance therapist, Petra Klein; certified as a Holotropic Breathwork practitioner with Stan Grof and his team; and became a Life Coach with the International Coaching Academy. She also completed a motivational speaking course with the Authentic Speaker Academy for Leadership led by Dov Baron.
Following her divorce and moving to live in Vienna, Austria, for seven years she ran her own self-development centre called 'Life Beat' which offered 'Creative Ways to Discover, Heal & Empower the Self.'
On moving back to Canada in 2013, and settling in Ontario, she went on to certify in Grief Therapy for Meaning Reconstruction with the Portland Institute and also qualified as an End-of-Life Doula with the IAP Career College.
She also combined her love for the performing arts with her love for personal development and joined Sean Michael Paddison in creating the album “Dare to Dream” which became award-winning in the new-age genre.
Currently, she is doing an MA in Counselling Psychology with Yorkville University while also training in yoga therapy.
Additional professional experience:
Creating and directing a musical for special needs children and young adults in an Indian school in Dubai; facilitating spontaneous dance with cancer patients and helping to support the local female workers in an Arabian hospital in the United Arab Emirates; being part of a 3 person team leading a support program for street children from the slums of Bangalore, India.
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Sean Michael Paddison
Canadian Composer | Songwriter | Music Publisher and Producer | Instrumentalist