From a very young age, I spent much of my time turned inward. Somewhere along the way, I learned what I thought at that time was truth; I learned that my voice wasn’t important. This feeling of not having a voice that mattered nudged me even deeper inward. What I found was an amazing and vast inner sanctuary in which I could access deep source and hear the call of my own purpose and I began to develop an evolving navigational system of the inside world.
There has always been a deep knowing in me of the connection to divine source, love, and protection. I’ve been offered so many opportunities that created enough of a stirring of the soul for me to continue to strengthen my own understanding and relationship to the Great Mystery; it’s no surprise that for the last 20 years, my life work has been to explore, learn, and to become a translator of the sacred formless as it expresses itself uniquely through each of us.
What I most hope to bring through my work, is a safe container to explore these deep realms of the soul. To offer a hand in helping you to access your own beautifulinner sanctuary. We all have allies of support and wisdom that we can only access by spending the time going inward. My purpose is to help you attune and engage with yours.
I love to flow consciously and creatively in a physical class, honoring the physical form by igniting the formless. I have a sweet spot for working hard, but doing so mindfully, with steadiness and a light heart. By integrating teachings of energetic anatomy, alignment of physical body, and understanding to nature, we work together to access personal empowerment with spiritual practices and practical tools to live fully, wholly, integrated.
I have a deep love and respect for ceremony and ritual. I try to weave this into my yoga and meditation classes, and hold specific ceremonies honoring transitions of the seasons, transitions in life, and celebrations of following your purpose. I have a passion for beautiful poetry and music and mythology which finds its way through the teachings.
I am a lifetime learner. I am full of gratitude for having had the great privilege of studying extensively with a diverse group of teachers that have so skillfully and artfully distilled the ancient teachings of yoga and shamanism, and awakened me through these beautiful practices of the spirit, inspiring and guiding me on my path. I am a certified Reiki Master, have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Holistic Health Psychology from Bastyr University and a Master’s Degree in Integrative Studies in Psychology from Antioch University and for many years now, have been a student of the Shamanic Arts. I love collaborating with illuminators teaching the healing arts to bring students a comprehensive understanding of their own healing potential.
May you be healed. May you thrive. May you be the most vibrant loving expression of yourself!
You can find me leading a yearly international spiritual retreat integrating many systems of healing and expressing, leading a yearly women’s gathering, holding space for transitions of the seasons in Ceremony and Ritual, as adjunct faculty for Twist’s 500-hour teacher training, and playing (or working) on our new restaurant and homesteading project with my sweet family. I am very happy to meet you.