THE JOURNEY TO MYSELF
The most profound experiences of my life I have experienced alone, being at one, with my whole Self. Not just my mind. Not just my body.
Everything is interconnected, and with mindful, body-centred presence, we can learn to become attuned to our whole system, which leads to greater well-being.
Using our body as a tool to gain profound insight is nothing new. Yogis have known this for thousands of years. What is new, is that we need it now more than ever before! Along with our busy lives, we have formed habits that take us away from our intuitive knowing. Our ability to communicate what we are thinking, recognize what we are feeling, and give ourselves what we are needing gets lost in the chaos of obligation and responsibility.
Body Mind Wisdom provides tools for people to get to know themselves deeply and live a more fulfilling life. By bringing awareness to the breath and attention to the physical body, we enter the gateway of mindful "be"-ing. A place from where we can be consciously present to ourselves, our loved ones, and our community.
~ IT'S THAT SIMPLE ~
Yet hard! It's not easy to be calm and mindful when deadlines are looming, kids need to be driven to activities, elderly parents need to be cared for and we are mentally and physically exhausted.
This is why each of us needs to develop what is commonly known as a 'practice'. Making time and space for the pursuits that bring us closer to stillness. It is not something that we do strictly alone. Its often challenging to know where to start. We need support from teachers, informative programs, and community events to connect us in our effort of practicing being who we want to be.
My programs will show you how to begin, commit, and stick to mindful practices that support your well-being and harmony.
An intuitive and loving presence
I am deeply passionate about empowering every human to live mindfully.
I use my knowledge and gifts to help clients recognize the blocks in their life, and teach them tools to create more health and wellness.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020 depression, anxiety and fear are more prevalent in the most balanced of humans so this work has become more important than ever. Coping strategies (often over indulging in something: food, alcohol, drugs, spending, social media, TV) will come to a breaking point, and when that happens the issues can no longer be avoided, they need to be resolved. When clients whole-heartedly embrace facing personal discomfort in therapy, they become more clear on who they are: their values, goals and purpose, and are more able to make meaningful changes in their life. This authentic way of being has a profound affect on relationships and will transform their life. You can read all about my past clients' experiences in the testimonials.
I am not a miracle worker. I am the conduit of these ancient teachings. I am the mirror that helps clients see what they hold deep within
~ I HELP PEOPLE LEARN HOW TO HELP THEMSELVES ~
The tools I teach last a lifetime.
Mentoring and Teaching
Teacher and mentor: YTT 200hr program @ Yoga by the Sea, Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Faculty and Lead Teacher of the Group Facilitation Training Program @ Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA
RYT-500 (500hr advanced yoga teacher training)
C-IAYT (Certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapy)
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist 800hr program
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Group Facilitator
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Couples Facilitator
Creative Relaxation Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs
SMART -Ed (Stress Management & Resiliency Techniques for Educators)
Education Assistant (ABA) Capilano University: currently employed at School District 46
Gaiacraft Permaculture Design Certificate