I'm a Positive Educator and Holistic Healer.
I'm passionate about helping people live thriving and fulfilling lives.
I see human potential as the greatest untapped resource available to create positive change in our world.
I am dedicated to finding loving ways to unleash your potential and help you shine so you can live a conscious and vibrantly healthy life. Together, while tending to our well-being, we can create a sustainable and just world.
My teaching and healing style is transformative and progressive in nature, designed to create lasting change. My training as a healer has taught me that each of us is empowered in our own lives by our awareness, willingness and choice to be the change we wish to see in the world.
My goal is to fuel your empowerment with tools, resources, awareness, and guidance to help you experience the life of your dreams in alignment with your authentic self.
Thank you for taking the time to read a little bit about me. Please visit my FAQ page for more information about how I got here and what kind of healing work I do. I'd love to connect with you, hear your questions and what would benefit you right now in life. Also, please sign up for my email list for healing insights, periodic updates and fun surprises.
I work both locally in-person and digitally around the world. This kind of healing work is effective regardless of physical proximity.
training and qualifications
Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology from The Flourishing Center
eCornell’s T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Plant Based Nutrition Certificate
Member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Healing Dynamics Certificate from Three Feathers Holistic Health
Traditional Reiki Master in Usui Reiki
Apprenticing extensively in the healing arts since 2010
Member of the International Positive Psychology Association
Signatory of International Positive Education Network's Manifesto of Positive Education
Member of the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education
M.S. in Adult Learning and Continuing Education with…
Certificates in Social Justice Education and Leadership Dynamics from Kansas State University
B.S. in Anthropology, Political Science and a Minor in Biology from Kansas State University
Fasttrac New Venture Program from The Kauffman Foundation
Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program from The Entrepreneurial Learning Institute and the Kauffman Foundation
Marie Forleo's B-School
Member of American Anthropological Association
In Addition to the Healing Arts, Personal Empowerment, and Positive Psychology I am Passionate About...
Traveling! (and travel stories)
Nonviolence (Ahimsa and Satyagraha)
Education and Teaching
Human rights and Global Health
Sustainable Food and Nature-Based Design
I also find joy in nature, walking, live music, flowers, yoga, teas, road (and train) trips, reading, well-made documentaries (i.e. Salt of the Earth, Marley, Food Choices, etc.), surfing, writing, spending quality time with family and soul sisters + brothers, building the beloved community, office supplies, and all things beautiful!
If you've made it this far- I find this song inspiring and embody the joy my healing path has brought me. Be well, live freely and enjoy life! Remember, life is a journey, not a destination.
Photography provided for by Shelley Fritz