About me

I fell in love with the mind/body connection over 30 years ago and have been exploring, building  & honing skills in that area every since. My love of the physical lead me to become an RMT and Craniosacral Therapist.  My love of Mind has been rooted in a mindfulness meditation practise spanning 30+ years with many teachers and traditions including Jack Kornfield, and Ken McLeod.  I am a Certified Holotropic Breathwork Practioner, which studies and facilitates non-ordinary states of consciousness.  I am a Yoga Teacher, and a Certified Sacred Center Teacher under Anodea Judith. 

 

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My gentle approach brings together yoga, meditation, group process and trance. 

One of the biggest driving forces for me has been to inspire students to explore deeper layers within themselves. I try to bring ancient and timeless spiritual understandings into a form relevant in todays world. For example, I pair together anatomical principals with energetic wisdom through language that is body orientated and emphasizes awareness.  

 

I want to share what I have learned and bring it alive for you and your guests.   
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 Professional Experience

October 2006-June 2018

Kitchener, ON

Meditation and Yoga Instructor

Queen Street Yoga  www.queenstreetyoga.com

Instruct meditation such as Introduction to Meditation, Meditation for Busy Minds, Chakra Meditation, Self-Care for the Heart and Mind.  Sub and teach yoga classes.

 

September 2006 – 2020

Kitchener, ON

Mind/Body treatments and Meditation and Yoga Instructor

The Mindful Hub  www.themindfulhub.com

Instruct energy based meditation and yoga such as Journey to the Awakened Heart, Chakra Yoga, and Full moon, Solstice Cacao Ceremony.

I also offered non-registered treatments called Mind/Body where I combine all my bodywork modalities into a specialized treatment unique to each individual.

 

 

September 2019 – 2020

Kitchener, ON

Workshop Instructor

Delivered workshops in Elderhood for women 50+, Meditation, Holotropic Breathwork, Creative movement and expression.

 

Education and Training

Sacred Centers Certified, Professional Instructor

Sacred Centers Training with Anodea Judith PhD, USA

Completed 2 years of training for certification

 

Registered Massage Therapy (retired 2019)

Darcy Lane Institute, London

Completed 2200 hours of Massage Therapy training.

 

Yoga Instructor

Queen Street Yoga, Kitchener

Completed Yoga Alliance registered 200 hour RYT certification

 

Certified Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner

Grof Transpersonal Training, Georgia, USA

 

Other Bodywork Training

Chakra Therapy - Anodea Judith PhD, Sacred Centers

Trauma Sensitive Massage - College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Tibetan Accupressure System - Rae Hatherton RMT, Toronto

Polarities Energy Balancing - Ardy Verhaegen RMT, Waterloo

Craniosacral Therapy Level 1-4 - Upledger Institute, Toronto

Visceral Manipulation Level 1-4 - Upledger Institute, Toronto