Soraya is a Reiki master, trained by the Florida Reiki Association. She is also a certified RYT-500 yoga teacher and RCYT (Registered Children's yoga teacher.) She was initially drawn to the healing arts for the physical benefits, finding comfort in the body awareness and subtle strength that resonated with her dance background. Soraya quickly found that yoga & Reiki also provided her with a wonderful community and a unique source for positive renewal and serenity. Soraya is also a handcrafted jeweler with a unique line of healing Japa Mala Beads. She directs Heartwood Yoga Center and teaches Spirit Art Craft Workshops at Heartwood Retreat Center. Her art products can be viewed on Pintrest as Lotus June.
Denver Boskey is a Reiki Master and ERYT-500 Yoga teacher and REgistered Children's Yoga teacher, who specializes in restorative yoga techniques & meditation. She works extensively with essential oils and crystals, and is currently in process to become a massage therapist. She is also a jewelry designer specializing in silver smithing yoga oriented jewelry with her own company, Silver Siren. She is co-director of Heartwood, working extensively with yoga teacher training and retreats.
Ginny East Shaddock is an ERYT-500 yoga teacher, a member of IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists), a Reiki Master and a trained Ayurveda Counselor from the Kerala Institute, India and a registered member of the National Ayurveda Medical Association. She has a BA in Business Management from Eckerd College and a Masters of Fine Arts in writing from Lesley University. Her extensive background in writing, dance, yoga and the healing arts have helped her see that personal development begins with foraging deeper connections with all of life, and Reiki enhances not just your own well-being, but the world at large. She is most fascinated with the power of intention in each persons thought and actions and how this creates energetic shifts in the individual. Ginny also teaches writing at Heartwood and soul college as a path to spiritual awareness.
David , an RYT-500 yoga teacher and Reiki master, is a licensed Professional Engineer in both mechanical and electrical fields, as well as having a bachelor's degree in Information Technology. He is a airplane, seaplane and hot air balloon pilot, a master gardener, a former paramedic, a musician (guitar sitar, piano), woodcrafter, champion canoe racer, a writer, gourmet chef, and more - which defines his love of learning and passion for exploring life in all its diversity. His fascination and understanding of "how life works" both the physical and metaphysical, fuels his love for energetic studies. A wonderful communicator and teacher, David 's gift is explaining energy transference in ways that make Reiki easy to embrace and employ. He is the owner of Heartwood Retreat Center and Heartwood Yoga, and also a minister who marries many of the couples who visit Heartwood for n organic , naturalistic wedding.