The Story of The Sanctuary
Owner of The Sanctuary | Shamanic Healer
After a career that scaled the heights of corporate success as a CEO of global companies, I reached a turning point in my life – material success and trappings had not necessarily made me really happy or fulfilled. I had a big degree, a big job, and success that most people aspire for, but I was not happy. I decided to completely change my life and embarked on a journey of self-exploration and meditation that took me from working with Mother Teresa’s mission in India, to the jungles of Peru in search of finding meaning in life and fulfillment beyond the material demands of society today. Through seeking to transform my own life to live with a higher purpose, I made a life-changing commitment to helping others in their search for peace, harmony, and happiness.
During the last 10 years and my transformative journeys across Asia & South America, I had rare opportunities to study and meditate with master healers and teachers of all faiths. I am trained in Shamanism, Reiki & Medical Reiki, Sufi Healing, Sound Healing, Meditation, Herbalism, and Breathwork.
The big transformation happened many years ago when I started to dive into the plant world with my teacher in Peru & shamanic work with Native American & Norse traditions. I started to work with specific energies and Spirits who channel to me the healing I am using today. This method mix channeling, somatic energy work, breathwork, runes, and connection to Divine masters (Archangel Michael and Christ most frequently) through prayers. It is a very powerful energy healing that can give profound results on physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual trauma.
This journey of transformation is never-ending, for me too.
In 2015, I opened The Sanctuary Healing Center on my property in the Catskills where I do in-depth work with my clients, host workshops, and cultivates the land for organic vegetable farming, medicinal plants, and honey bees.
In energy work, I really have discovered that "certifications" are not the most important. They can guide, help, but ultimately are not where our Path is.
Our path is revealed to us.
It is unique to you, me, everyone.
It is a process of remembering something we already know, it will ARISE Itself from & out of us, into our conscious mind, it's about tools we already used, the wisdom we already had. It's just about remembering.
So what are my more important certifications?
The daily sacred habits, a clean local & homemade diet, the daily inner work of remembering, the constant gratitude for what I have, the never-ending self-healing, the embodiment of self-Love & compassion for the struggle of others, the time spent seeking new Truth in silence, the opening to the wisdom of Mother Nature, and the constant surrender to the greatest Truth of all: I do not know anything.
And for the "Human form" teachers I had, here are some of the training & certifications I had:
Meditation Teacher Certified - World Yoga Center, NYC
Reiki Level 1 Certificate - Dharamsala India
Reiki Level 2 Certificate - Dharamsala India
Reiki Master Level Certificate - New York City
Medical Reiki Master Certificate - New York City
Certificate of Ordination - Ordained Christian Minister
The Way of the Shaman® - The Foundation For Shamanic Study
Shamanic Extraction Healing® - The Foundation For Shamanic Study
The Great Shamanic Initiation - Omega Center
Shamanic Path of the Runes - London, UK
Shamanic Training with Huachumero Miguel Mendiburu Saavedra (Pisac, Peru, Sacred Valley)
Breathwork Practitioner (Alchemy of Breath School, London UK)
Self-Cervix Practitioner Certified
So my deepest gratitude to all my teachers
Jeremy R.J. White
Tito La Rosa
and all of the brothers and sisters I met on the Path...