News & Upcoming Events

What’s new?

FALL 2018

Fantastic stories of women’s empowerment – from ancient times! Only $10!
I’m very excited to be part of this event once again. Storytelling groups around the country reach out to their communities on the weekend before Thanksgiving, spreading the word that storytelling is for ALL ages.



Liz’s monthly Sunday family class is currently on a flexible schedule. It is normally the second Sunday at 11am, but please contact me to confirm before coming.

Oct 14 Family Yoga class – CANCELLED!!!

3genTreePoseSunday Family Fun Yoga
Park Boulevard Yoga Center
4266 Park Blvd, Oakland
A monthly gathering to do easy, fun yoga with music and stories. Great for kids 4 & up with parents, grandparent or other special friends. No experience needed.

Click here to get details and email updates. Contact me for pre-registration special offers!

Liz also teaches private preschool and afterschool classes at local schools. Contact her to book a free sample class at your school or community venue.



Oakland Lifefire Laughter Yoga
Kaiser Permanente Medical Offc Bldg – 2nd Fl
3701 Broadway, Oakland
2nd & 4th Mondays of each month @ 7:30pm

HoHoHaHa.Green+whiteJoin me and co-leader Annie Goglia (who founded the club in 2007!) and get an easy, fun workout for body, mind & spirit. No experience necessary; drop-ins always welcome. FREE; donations happily accepted.
Find us and confirm current schedule on




Liz is part of the Storytellers Corps at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Teachers, bring your K-5th grade class to experience the art and cultures of Asia through their stories!

Parents and grandparents – bring your kids to Free First Sundays or to bi-monthly Family Fun Days to hear stories. Liz’s upcoming story tour of the Asian Art Museum galleries is:


Want to hear stories about heroic girls and boys, animal legends, and tales about dynamic deities? Join my storytelling tour and listen to myths and folktales from Asia. While family friendly, these stories are not just for kids! Free after admission. Details here.


Liz co-hosts Tale Spinners of Contra Costaa monthly story swap

bigstock-Spooky-spider-web-8960203Orinda Public Library
26 Orinda Way, Orinda
4th Thursday of the month @ 7-9 pm
[except Nov-LAST Thursday, & Dec-no meeting]

Walking distance from Orinda BART station

Do you like to hear stories told live without notes? Do you have a story you want to share with a group of people who appreciate the art of storytelling? Join the story swap  and hear a featured guest storyteller, followed by an open mic. Newcomers, 5 minute limit please.
Adults and teens. Listeners and drop-ins welcome.  FREE

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