Andréa Ranae is a vision-led facilitator and coach who believes that together, we rise. She is deeply committed to doing her part in cultivating a world that works for everyone and does so by placing her work at the intersections of personal growth, social justice and conscious business.
As the creator of Coaching as Activism, she supports people doing transformative work to deepen their impact by taking a critical look at how their work and lives are connected to social change. As the co-founder of Whole / Self Liberation, she offers and uplifts practical tools, resources and wisdom for those who want to make change happen in their lives and communities. As a coach and consultant, she works with entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations that want to be more inclusive and impactful do so through their approach to leadership, their marketing and their company culture. She’s a huge fan of #blackgirlmagic, sunsets and veggie burritos.
Through years of yoga experience, Carla shares resources and tools for healing, connection, wholeness, peace, strength, flexibility, contentment and self-confidence. She teaches to better understand her own true Self and give back as a gesture of gratitude for the blessings she has received. She specializes in techniques for self-regulation, self-care and therapeutic healing.
Born in California, Carla moved around as a Navy brat. She landed in the Pacific Northwest at age ten and has called it home ever since. Now, she is a solo mom raising an amazing teenage boy who makes her smile just for being part of her world. Carla has a passion for traveling the world, exploring the great outdoors and learning peoples stories.
Carla’s story includes fifteen years as a business banker, until she gave up the corporate world to pursue a degree in Social Psychology. Along the way, she also completed a 200 hour yoga teaching certificate and several specialty certificates in Trauma-Informed Yoga Services. Carla went on to successfully own and operate a yoga studio for five years in her hometown, Bremerton, where she specialized in teaching from her experience with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. She currently collaborates with a local sexual assault center bringing healing services to her community.
Darla Antoine is an enrolled member of the Okanagan Indian Band and grew up in her ancestral homelands in eastern Washington. She is a former Native journalist working for Native America Calling and Indian Country Today and has a master's degree in intercultural communication from the University of New Mexico.
Dylan Wilder Quinn
Dylan Wilder Quinn (pronouns: they/ze/he) is the founder of Wildly Healed, an organization that seeks to create a platform of systemic liberation with a lens of healing our individual and collective traumas through connection, spirituality, pleasure, and political change.
Dylan is passionate about empowering young people and adults. For the last 15 years, ze has been creating curriculum for youth that focuses on learning about and fighting oppression and becoming emotionally nurturing to ourselves and each other to heal from this oppression. For the last two years, he has worked with adults as a private consultant and group workshop leader to create trans inclusive, anti-racist leaders and spaces. Dylan is a working class-encultured, trans nonbinary disabled white person. They also provide oppression-informed trauma healing sessions focusing on embodiment and neurobiology, read tarot, create rituals, and collectivize with people who know that another world is possible.
Eric Isaac is a musician and certified sound practitioner, intuitive and empath. Eric is a member of the Yakima Nation and spent his childhood immersed in tribal song, dance and traditional medicine, all of which are infused in his sound healing practices.
Eric has an innate sensitivity to sound and its transformative power and utilizes his gifts as an artist and musician to create the perfect sound tapestry for each individual or group he works with.
Jennifer teaches people to tune into themselves -- their breath, bodies and mind – through yoga, photography, and mindful wellness. She teaches how to tune into the your environment and be mindful of your connection with it, and how to tune into how you feed your body and the relation is has to your whole self. Her passion is helping others explore their inner and outer worlds.
Growing up as a military kid, change was the norm for Jen… but it wasn’t easy. Change created major challenges, programmed beliefs and a ‘different’ way of life. Having ticked off all the expected life boxes — college, graduate school, corporate job, buying a house — Jen found herself spinning on a hamster wheel, unfulfilled and unhappy.
After the end of a 12-year career, she took an unplanned, last-minute trip to Bali … where life forever changed. 1 month turned into now 3 years where Jen has traveled and lived abroad in 14 countries on a soulful, spiritual quest to step out of the predictable life boxes and forge her own path to authentic health and happiness, a life filled with celebration.
Jen’s journey has taught her new spiritual + holistic practices and traditions, including training in healthy eating, meditation, and yoga. While the journey of self-discovery never ends, this multi-year experience has shifted her focus 180 degrees, fueling not only her own authenticity but a deep desire to be of service, sharing what she has learned to support the transformation of others.
Dr. Juliana Morris is the “girl next door” (with a PhD) -- she’s always up for a down-and-dirty conversation about sexuality and intimacy. As a credentialed therapist, academic, and a bona fide (s)expert, Dr. Juliana has spent decades counseling and supporting thousands of women on their paths to discover and own their sexual agency.
Having traversed her own journey through love, loss, motherhood, and the world of academics, Dr. Juliana has come to understand that ownership of one’s own sexuality is at the core of every strong, confident woman. She has developed a clear, action-driven method to help women of all backgrounds discover their own power through sexual exploration, and she’s created an online sisterhood where women can stay connected as they transform their lives. Dr. Juliana believes that when women share their feelings about sexuality in a safe space, magic is made.
Certified by Betty Dodson as a BodySex Workshop facilitator, Dr. Juliana offers tons of tips, insight and support for getting started on your journey to discovering and owning your sexuality, and she also offers online courses and programs for becoming your own (s)expert over at www.drjulianamorris.com.
Lola Medicine Keeper
Lola Medicine Keeper is a shamanic healer, following the traditions of her teachers from Peru and Mexico. She continues to study with indigenous healers around the world to deepen into her practices and uncover more of what her bones remember. She is devoted to seeing with her heart, knowing with her soul, and deeply listening to the medicine of life.
Mellissae’s great passion is to rekindle the innocent joy within each of us. Life is a great treasure hunt to reclaiming the wild beauty within, and living from that inspiring place. All of Mellisae’s work is designed to help us embody our essential creative knowing.
She is a sixth generation Northwest native who grew up in Seattle’s studio glass art movement. Mellissae worked for Dale Chihuly as a teenager and was deeply inspired by his independent visions. In her 20’s, she lived in Milan, Italy. Her educational background is in child development, archetypal psychology, and social justice issues. She also went through a “Martha Stewart” phase, getting married and looking forward to having children.
When Mellissae was 33, her husband died of cancer, sending her on a seven-year Vision Quest to resurrect herself. The Oracle of Initiation divination deck emerged from that transformative time and she now teaches about the beauty of our rainbows in the dark – the paradox of our greatest gifts hidden within our shadows. Mellissae is currently working on a new deck and book about tapping into our wild creative freedom.
Mellissae has always been a very curious and enthusiastic person who sees the world as a magical playground. Nature is her true home, but she is also an urban explorer who adores hip-hop, graffiti, and the vitality found in the city. Having grown up in a family of artists, every cell in her body is attuned to recognizing the beauty within everything.
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Michelle digs relationship: relationship with earth, self, others, and the infinite. She believes that strengthening these relationships is the Heartbeat of emotional and spiritual healing.
As an ecotherapist, she works with groups and individuals in nature to explore, confront, contemplate, wrestle with, and celebrate the breathtaking (…and often maddening) nuances of being human.
Miik (pronounced "Mike") is a learning facilitator by trade, experiential educator by desire, and lifelong learner by inheritance—basically, an initiator and instigator of adventurous, creative learning. He has served children, youth, and adults in multiple capacities and environments in the realm of group learning for almost two decades.
Miik’s professional background includes: working with Air Force personnel at the Pentagon; serving homeless men, women, and children in shelters and transitional housing; teaching preschool and elementary school children movement and enrichment activities; volunteering as a co-instructor with a weekend empowerment workshop; and, facilitating challenge/ropes course teambuilding activities and experiences.
His dynamic, comprehensive approach to programming, curriculum development, and interactive engagement, along with his keen ability to connect with a wide spectrum of people—from children to adults, from homeless to affluent, from developmentally typical to developmentally challenged, from individuals to groups—is his intuitive feel for cultivating an effective, inclusive relationship context.
With an openness to always continue learning and a desire to always challenge himself to grow, Miik will add a magical dimension of curiosity and playfulness to an already dynamic and deep camp feel.
Before she ever became a Midwife or Spiritual Mentor, Nicole was highly empathic and intuitive. For many years, she allowed her voice and intuition to be influenced by others, losing herself along the way. Over the last 15 years, Nicole has worked hard to uncover her own voice and rediscover her intuition by cultivating sacred moments in the ordinary and using rituals to weave them all together.
During her 10 years as a Midwife and 3 years studying with a Shaman, Nicole held sacred space for women in various settings. Leaning into her years of study with sacred teachers, energy workers, and medicine women, she lives deeply connected to the natural rhythms of the Earth. Now, she guides others through the physical, emotional, and spiritual birthing process– supporting them to rebirth their lives, themselves, and their Souls.
Nicole is passionate about guiding people to discover their authentic voice, connect more deeply to their intuition, embody their gifts, and live the life they have always dreamed of. She feels blessed to spend time throughout the year guiding people worldwide – both virtually and in-person – sharing her knowledge of tarot, chakras, shamanism, seasonal cycles, Mama Bliss, and birthing a heart-centered business.
Niema Lightseed is a poet, yoga teacher, student of bodywork, and feminine mystic seeking to weave the world towards healing through medicinal words and experiences of embodiment.
She has been a healing arts professional since 2004. As a full-figured woman of color, she understands the myriad expressions of oppression and strives to transform them through awareness, heart-centered action, personal and community ritual, and art. Originally from Chicago, Niema has called Portland home since 2013.
Founder of Souldust, Rachel is obsessed with building a community of people willing to see and be seen, listen and be heard-- a community that welcomes in all walks of life with open arms and hearts.
She is a nerd for intuition + alchemy, and loves witnessing people waking up to the messages AND waking up to ~ remembering ~ who they are and all of their magical superpowers. When teaching, she shares practices she has used daily in both personal and professional settings, including leveraging mindfulness, clarity-seeking and intuition in her decades as a software executive AND as a full-on solo mom. Following the signs has led her to amazing experiences, opportunities and relationships, as well as clearing wide open spaces for growth and healing.
Where vibes meet vision, Rosie connects the pathway of the creative self and natural world around us into an elevated and active yoga practice. As a dedicated teacher, dreamer and freelance artist, her curiosity for unique concepts of the mind + body often infuse movement, poetry and a vivid imagination. She feels a spark to help those unfold their process to perceive and evolve within our human experience.
Rosie’s interests tend to draw you toward inner dimensions of the psyche that reflect elements of insight, with relatable, yet far out ideas. She holds space for others to connect with their authentic self and inner equilibrium that offer up the next level of perception. As you’re guided through self exploration, playful movement energy, and a keen awareness, your ability to observe the subtle, creative power of neuro-muscular feedback is enhanced. These moments are fleeting, but our perspective is everything. Get stoked on the spectrum of experience and become the artist within it!
Spring is an outdoor instructor and environmental educator who has dedicated much of her life to connecting people to the beauty and joy of the natural world.
She’s taught kayaking, standup paddle boarding, canoeing, snowboarding, dog sledding and mountain biking, among other things. She also owns Spring Cleaning Home Organization, though which she helps people clear clutter to create space for their dreams to come true. In all she does, Spring strives to infuse people with joyful inspiration.
Suzanne Ragan Lentz
Suzanne Ragan Lentz trained as an artist as a way to channel her psychic childhood into an acceptable career until her quest for conception led her down an unconventional path of acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and energy medicine as a means to find her spirit baby.
This empowering experience enabled her to birth her life’s work as an energy intuitive, shamanic herbalist, and spirit baby whisperer. In private session work, Suzanne harnesses the velocity of all-encompassing light to remove blocks from the subtle energy body so clients are able to ground in their own unique energy and clearly birth their business, career, baby, or life.
Suzanne founded Botany of the Soul, a product line created to support the energetic system of the body. Whole plants in combination with minimal processing are used to create energetic salves and energy clearing products. The energetics of the plants work with the energetics of the energy system in the human body to bring your system into balance.
She grew up in the woods of rural Maryland where the murmured voices of the trees and plants first made themselves known. As an adult, she moved around the country before finding her center by splitting time between the flora and fauna of Seattle and Nevada. She loves urban hiking, foraging, Orcas Island, and snuggling with her husband and dog.
Tigre Pickett loves the Earth and deeply appreciates the gifts she daily bestows upon us. He also understands and empathizes with the feeling of aloneness that humans experience, and believes that conscious connection with the healing forces of the natural world are one path towards wholeness.