About us | Breathe: Healing & Wellness
Female created, designed, built and operated Breathe offers an intimate nurturing experience for guests. The core foundation of our vision, purpose and mission translates in a beautiful way here at Breathe, the sanctuary has its own energy of perseverance, attention, intention and love that is absorbed by our guests to help them during their unique journey of healing.
Breathe was conceptualized with the goal to be able to provide the tools and knowledge to transform individuals into managers of their own health. We believe that every person resonates differently to modalities and paths to obtain well-being.
Our aspiration is to provide a full palette of ancient wisdom healing techniques offered in their most authentic and undiluted form from around the world. These offerings include energetic and physical therapies as well as innovative holistic treatments.
Unwavering from the desire to create a healing space that differs drastically from other wellness or yoga resorts, no external investors or big impersonal work crews were involved keeping the spirit of the space pure. Our founder personally designed and physically built every aspect from the ground up to ensure her passion, attention to detail and loving intention resides throughout the retreat.
Breathe's Zen inspired structures envelop an Eastern spirit that places the importance in organic and raw materials which transforms into harmonious healing energy. With a background career in conventional Western medicine she understands its benefits and role but ironically learned through her own medical difficulties and illness how Western medicine fails people in many ways.
Through alternative methods she was able to heal herself and realized her purpose was to assist others find their healing. Our founder has spent her life traveling and studying with gifted healers around the world, seeking to learn the ways of the ancient traditional healing arts from each culture from the source with the hopes of absorbing the wisdom and techniques to preserve the truth and help others in the future.
"Throughout my 25 years of experience in the healing arts I have never lost my driving force to continue to learn, harness and explore to be a multi faceted and effective healer and teacher. My vision and mission is to help others find their peace and health by sharing this wellness sanctuary and providing the knowledge and tools to empower themselves on their journey" Certified in Basic Trauma and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified as an Army Combat Medic Certified as a Flight Paramedic and EMT Trained in Medical Qi Gong and Kung Fu Trained in Taoist energy practices and meditation Trained in Tui Na and Taoist massage with Acupressure Trained in Taoist and Buddhist meditation and sound therapy Trained in traditional Chinese theory, dietary and herbology Trained in Hawaii for Energetic Qi Gong and internal healing Trained in monastery for Tibetan meditation Graduated from North Carolina, U.S. Massage School Nationally certified in Massage and Bodywork Therapy Trained in Native Hot Stone healing Trained and certified in Hawaii for Lomi Lomi massage Trained and certified in Hawaii for Aquatic & Physio massage Trained and certified in Thailand for Wat Po massage Trained in Thailand for Thai Yoga & Herbal Compression massage Trained and certified in Greece for Ancient Greek massage Trained and certified in Egyptian Cupping Massage & Reflexology Trained in Japan for Abdominal Massage, Shiatsu & Zen Meditation