Who I've studied with...
I have received transmissions and wisdom teachings in South American shamanic traditions. I traversed the medicine wheel and built my mesa healing tool with Rev. Shaman Skye Taylor, following in the ways of the Q’ero, the “Wisdom Keepers of the Inca.” I completed the Path of the Universal Shaman Advanced Intensive program in the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition with don Oscar Miro-Quesada and have studied online with Sandra Ingerman.
I am certified in Shamanic Reiki through all advanced levels by Stacey Gibbons and Llyn Roberts. In 2016 I became a Core Faculty member of Shamanic Reiki Worldwide and joined the board of Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. I assisted at workshops at Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Vassar College and on sacred journeys. I have since retired from both positions to pursue my work with passion and focus.
I have also received teachings in Northern European shamanic traditions. I studied Shamanic Counseling with Jonathan Horowitz and Zara Waledeback of the Scandinavian Center for Shamanic Studies. I learned Seidr, Norse Shamanism, from Annette Host, co-founder of the Scandinavian Center for Shamanic Studies. I studied Rune Magic and Shamanism with Jorgen I Eriksson in the Tiveden national forest in Sweden.
I studied herbalism with Rosemary Gladstar at Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center, the “mother of modern herbalism,” and in the Clinical Herbalist program at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism under the tutelage of Betzy Bancroft, Larken Bunce, and Guido Masé. My first teacher of tarot was the Intuitive, Author & Tarot Master, Sheilaa Hite.
I am certified as a Goddess to the Core® 13 Levels of Empowerment Instructor, SBEM Empowerment Coach & Therapist, and 200 hour yoga instructor. I assisted Sierra Bender at numerous boot camps and weekend events at Harvard University, Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. I am also certified as a Wild Woman Project Leader by Chris Maddox, founder of The Wild Woman Project.
I am certified in Reiki through the master teacher level in the Usui Tibetan tradition by Tracie Shannon, energy healer, spiritual channel and animal communicator.
I am an ordained Minister in the Universal Life Church. I continue to study and grow with Dakota EarthCloud Walker and the Gaia Wisdom School. I am a member of the Society for Shamanic Practice and Community Leader with Shamanism Without Borders.