Hi, I’m Vanessa and I help people bring forth their greatest desires, expand their consciousness and anchor into their bodies, their highest purpose, innate gifts, and inner guidance by embodying all that they are.
As ever expanding beings, we are always stretching into places we haven’t gone. Sometimes we don’t stretch easily and freely. Sometimes we get stuck or plateau and we aren’t sure why. Sometimes we feel lost without direction. This is where I come in.
The spiritually-minded, Lightworkers, Empaths, Inner Seekers, sensitive souls, wholistic minded parents raising little lights in their lives, and creative artistic souls are my “people.” I know you because I am you. Regardless of your specific symptoms, or place of stuck-ness, you are a deep, wisdom-seeking soulful being. You aren’t looking for surface level stuff and that isn’t what I offer.
In my heart of hearts, I am a Spiritual Teacher and Facilitator of healing and transformation.
As a Transformational Intuitive Mentor, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Marconics Energy Practitioner, Movement, Yoga, dance, spirituality and meditation teacher and dancer, my approach is a full spectrum integrated, mind-body-emotions-energy-consciousness approach to every person I work with. I pull from my education and experience with the human body, movement, spirituality, emotional healing work and of course my fully embodiment of who I am in service to who you are.
Yet at this time the biggest thing I bring is my present moment ability to see, feel and know YOU. I see your expansiveness, gloriousness, and limitlessness and I also can pinpoint what is holding you back, guide you to see and feel it clearly yourself and help you to free yourself from it.
When you work with me, I hold space for you at the highest level. My focus is ALWAYS to help you find and feel your OWN answers, your OWN healing and live from your OWN place of power.
A little bit about me.
I am intensely interested in how humans intimately experience our inner world and outer lives on a moment to moment basis.
I don’t like small talk. I see into your energy, and into your soul. I can’t help it. I have an insatiable desire to know what makes you tick. I love seeing people standing in their power owning who they are and living from that place.
My husband and I have a young daughter who is a vibrant little person that we adore. I have been a Massage Therapist since 2006 working with people 1-1 through bodywork, Marconics energy session and mentoring along with teaching classes and courses. I have also been teaching yoga for over 15 years, dancing and performing for a long time and just love movement and discovering my body every day in a different way.
I love nature, bare feet on the earth, sun on my skin and in colder months, deep breaths of crisp air. I love connecting deeply and having heartfelt conversations with the beautiful souls in my life and the new ones I meet (like you). I also treasure my alone time.
I love sharing through writing and teaching. I relish the simple things like picnic lunches that ground me here as I experience my own expansion, ascension and the profound work I do with people. I’m born and raised on Long Island, NY and I say coffee like “Cawfe”.
The longer version, a thread of my journey….
“I grew up around people seeking spiritual enlightenment.”
I have had the interesting experience of growing up around people deeply seeking spiritual understanding and enlightenment. My parents started practicing yoga and meditation as students of a female Guru before I was born. It certainly was a different experience from many others my age. I got asked the question “are you Catholic or Jewish” when I was young, and I would have to shyly say that I was brought up with yoga which isn’t a religion, but a way of life. Most would look at me like I had 3 heads. Yoga was not cool then over here on the East coast of the USA in the ’80s and ’90s. Now when people ask when I started practicing yoga I usually say jokingly “in the womb.”
“At 19, I started my “serious” spiritual practice.”
I am grateful for my upbringing and appreciative of my loving and supportive parents who I am very close with and for their dedication to their own spirituality. I had taken many yoga classes and been involved with our yoga community during my early years, but at 19 I started what I call my “adult” journey out of feeling anxiety my first year in college. It was different that time around, and I was more interested and committed to yoga practice with daily meditation, yoga, and philosophy study.
“I was seeking a deeper understanding of WHO I was, WHY I was here, and WHAT life was about.”
During that time, I became interested in energy, and the human body, so I decided to go to school for Massage Therapy. I wanted to know more about “what the eye couldn’t see.” Honestly working with people 1-1 was a secondary reason to my intense desire to know more about who I was, why I was here, and what this life was all about. Of course, I came to realize that working with people was very much part of my mission here which I love.
“Myofascial Release brought it all home for me.”
In my last trimester of school, I learned about Myofascial Release, and I signed up for my first few seminars right away. John Barnes, founder of MFR spoke my language. I learned that my emotions were ok, and got to know the mind, body, emotions, energy, consciousness connection. He was the first person talking about all of it. Not just the body, or the energy, but all of it. I was hooked and kept taking courses, treating clients, and eventually instructing at his seminars for a period of time. I got into law of attraction too and started to really integrate all my knowledge and years of yoga, healing, and spirituality together with my work with clients and for myself.
“At some point, I realized I really DID have all my own answers.”
There was a point where I stopped seeking outwardly so much and knew that the answers to my questions came from within. Yes, I have had invaluable teachers and lessons, but when I started to realize that it was still my job to feel inside if the information I was receiving was right and resonant for me, it changed everything.
This knowing of going inward for guidance, and clarity, is a never-ending deepening and expanding journey. Whenever we think we know it all, there is so much more.
“Self Care became a necessity for my survival, to thrive in what I was doing and in supporting who I am in the world.”
In 2011 I went through a major shift from Burnout Queen to someone who put self-care first. I would cycle through burnout after burnout until one day I had a major insight that how I was functioning was REALLY not working for me. So, I started to approach many aspects of my life from a place of nurturing and caring for myself. I also made really practical decisions like setting boundaries, created days off in my schedule, found easy ways to incorporate supportive practices in my life regularly from yoga and meditation to fun and creativity. The space in my being that I created from this shift to self-care allowed for my intuition to expand and grow quickly.
“Motherhood. Whoa… ”
I became a mama in 2014 and that brought so much transformation. There were some dark nights of the soul stepping into the new and massive role as a Mama and I gained a tiny teacher who I am in awe of every day.
“Having a tiny human who feels like a part of you, made the Empathic stuff even more apparent.”
I got schooled on who I was as an Empath when I became a mother. I started to see my patterns so clearly and my spiritual hygiene became an absolute necessity. I found a way to take care of myself energetically as a Mom. I realized that I had to take care of myself first and foremost and that would allow me to lead by example, and be more present with my daughter. I didn’t have to choose taking care of her, or me, I could have both!
“Marconics. Graduation to the next level.”
I learned about Marconics in 2016 and took classes in 2017. The experience with Marconics has been an accelerated catapulting forward of my evolution. I have learned so much about ascension and my purpose here as a lightworker since and continue to do so. I feel thankful that I am involved in such new energy that has only been available since 2012. It is a very exciting time for us all!
Like everyone, my journey is complex and can’t fully be described in an “about” page. This is one thread of my journey but a very important one to share because I know it will hit home for you in some way.
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