Shadow Play

Shadow Play: Shining Light on More of Who You Already Are


Eight 90-minute sessions via Zoom

What is Shadow Play? You may have heard of shadow work, well, this is Shadow Play, it’s a fun, uplifting, light-hearted, and impactful approach to self-development. We all have a lens of perception through which we experience life. Through Shadow Play, we can cleanse our lens so that we experience things more clearly, allowing for greater fulfillment, inner peace, acceptance, loving, and availability to the moment. Shadow practice enables us to relax our egoic identity to live life more freely and fully from—and as—the essence of who we truly are.

In this 8-week experiential program, we will engage in activities together, working with practices from The Shadow Playbook and more. We will learn how to stalk our shadow, sneak up on it, and love and appreciate it. We will work with what’s present and relevant, focusing on what matters most to you, resulting in meaningful ways that make a difference in your life.

This course will provide opportunities for you to shed outdated belief systems and experience more of who you already are. You will leave the course with tools to support you in an ongoing shadow practice. Join us and discover that personal growth and transformation can be fun, enjoyable, and impactful.


  • Learn more about shadow and how to become more aware of it
  • Engage in experiential processes to liberate shadow
  • Clear blocks to greater freedom, loving, and joy
  • Explore your bright shadow as well as learn to love and value those less desirable aspects of self
  • Clear blocks to being more you
  • Experience greater levels of compassion and acceptance
  • Learn how to create more of what you want in life


  • 12 hours of live online contact with Cindy Lou Golin, PhD
  • Opportunities to work with Cindy Lou during the live Zoom call
  • Practicing in a supportive community
  • Tools and practices to engage in between sessions


Fall Program Dates
To Be Announced

Your learning experience in this course is built on your participation and practice. We expect a firm commitment to participate in all teaching sessions.

Suggested reading: The Shadow Playbook: Over 100 Ways to Shine Light on More of Who You Already Are by Cindy Lou Golin PhD

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Shadow Play is coming in Fall 2024. Sign up to receive email announcing the fall schedule.

Scholarship opportunities are available for those under 30, people of color with financial need, and those with a negative currency exchange against the US dollar.

Shadow Play

Dr. Cindy Lou Golin

Dr. Cindy Lou Golin is a leadership coach, life coach, facilitator, and instructional designer with decades of experience focused on human transformation. She has a PhD in transpersonal psychology and additional graduate certificates including clinical psychology, spiritual psychology, creative expression, and soul-centered leadership.

Cindy Lou helps clients untie their egoic knots and shift into more authentic, heartfelt expression. She has a knack for facilitating personal insights and then helping you translate them into meaningful practices that create ongoing, sustainable change. If you have a clear intention and willingness, she can support you in getting where you want to be.

She has had the privilege of working with clients across six continents, including Fortune 500 companies, C-suite executives, professional and Olympic athletes, actors, creative artists, professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, coaches, facilitators, parents, and more.

She is the author of The Shadow Playbook: Over 100 Ways to Shine Light on More of Who You Already Are. While Dr. Golin is considered an authority and expert in human transformation, she describes herself as a perpetual student who loves to play and enjoy Beginner’s Mind.