Meet Our Team Members

Lori Rossi

 

LifeStyle Balancing Coach, Energy Medicine, Chakra Balancing & Reiki Practitioner, Food Healing Consultant, Yoga and Qigong Instructor

 

Education: Graduate of the 4-year Energy Medicine program at the Institute of Healing Arts and Sciences, completing internships in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Hospice Care. Reiki Level 2 certified. Certified Yoga Teacher & Therapist of the 500 hour program at Yoga Life Institute. Certified Supreme Science Qigong, and Qigong Strength Training, Instructor and Food Healing Consultant.  Further certifications in Qigong Healer Within (Roger Jahnke), Restorative Yoga, and Yin Yoga.

 

Lori opened Awakening Wellness in 2003 after 15 years of personal exploration in various holistic methods to heal both her son and herself. Their health issues included fibromyalgia, chronic sinusitis and digestive issues along with ADD, anxiety and severe allerigies. She brings a heart centered approach and passion to assisting others on their path to wellness and joyful living.

To learn more about Lori and her services... LifeStyle Balancing 

Ed Howard

 

Director of Qigong Studies, Qigong Instructor, Food Healing Consultant, Native American Flute Player

 

Education: M.S. Environmental Studies; B.A. Psychology; LEED-AP (Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council); Certified Sustainable Building Advisor; Certified Supreme Science Qigong Level 4; Qigong Strength Training Instructor; Food Healing Consultant; Reiki Level 2 certified.
 

Ed has more than 500 hours and eight years of teaching experience. Achieving Supreme Science Qigong Level 4 certifications, he leads our Qigong class instruction, series development and Instructor Certification program.
He brings forth a well rounded approach to Qigong with a diverse knowledge through additional study with Qigong Masters and styles such as Faxiang Hou, Garri Garripoli, Lee Holden and Rodger Jahnke.


Ed’s life long connection with nature was expanded and deepened through discovering Qigong.  This fueled his desire to help others discover a deeper relationship with self and the natural world through this profound practice.

John Rossi

 

Energy Bodywork Therapist, Myofascial Release Massage, Energy Medicine, Hypnotherapy & NLP 

 

Education: Nationally certified and State licensed massage & bodywork therapist trained in the John Barnes method of Myofascial Release. A graduate of the 4-year Energy Medicine program at the Institute of Healing Arts and Sciences, completing internships in Hospice Care and Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation, Certified Level 1 Qigong Instructor. 

 

John teaches classes in Energy Medicine, Metaphysics and stress reduction.  Suffering the painful & debilitating results from two major auto accidents sent him searching for modalities that would provide a pathway to relief. He now brings all of his experiences and education to his clients. Practicing the modalities that helped him to return to a pain free and normal life. He now provides this same relief to others.

To learn more about John and his services......www.touchoflighthealing.com

Mary Evelyn Zimmerman

 

Intuitve Holistic Health Practitioner

 

Education: Certified personal development coach. Certified in Theta Healing, Pranic Healing, Color Therapy (Chromotherapy-Color Puncture), Chakra Clearing & Balancing, DNA Activation, Feng Shui and Space Clearing 

Mary has been a facilitator of “Soul Care” for over the last 20 years. She is a spiritual alchemist, visionary, teacher, mentor, intuitive guide, psychic, empath as well as a multi-dimensional energy and color healing practitioner. Her passion is to guide you as you seek to integrate your Soul’s mission with your everyday life increasing your sense of joy, vitality and a deeper sense of purpose.

To learn more about Mary and her services.....Kaleidoscopeofthesoul.com

 

Meet Our Teachers

Mary Mayer Fickman

Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Laughter Wellness Coach

Education:  Completed the 250 hour Yoga Teacher Training Program at YogaLife Institute. Completed Laughter Wellness Instructor training through Laughter Online University. Completed Y Medica’s REWIND Gold for Boomers and Seniors Program. I have additional trainings in Restorative Yoga, Chair Yoga, Yoga for Osteoporosis and Yoga for Arthritis.  

I believe we should be lifelong learners. I am always looking for ways to increase my knowledge or yoga, meditation and mindfulness. Yoga and meditation have been powerful healing forces in my life and my motivation for becoming a yoga teacher is to share this healing practice with others. I strive to make yoga accessible to all people regardless of their level of fitness or physical limitations and I invite a spirit of joyfulness into every class. Yoga is for everybody! “

 

 

Kimberly Hoover-Frey

Education: 250-hour YTT from Yoga Life Institute. RYT-200. ACE-Certified Group Fitness Instructor.

 

A yoga practitioner since 2002, Kim enjoys teaching and exploring Hatha Yoga and the many opportunities it offers for connection between mind, body and spirit. Also, she tries to bring a sense of humor to the mat and encourages her students to, above all, breathe and smile.

 

Jessica Hildebrand

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Judy Curiel

Education:  Judy Curiel, Ph.D., ERYT 500, YACEP

Judy has been practicing yoga daily since 2004 and teaching yoga since 2007. She believes yoga is for every body and offers a plethora of modifications in her classes. She has studied Kripalu, Classical and Inner Fire Yoga and combines elements of all three styles in her gentle classes.
Restorative Yoga is her passion. She has trained hundreds of teachers the art of leading restorative yoga in PA, NJ, DE and FL. She completed four trainings in restorative yoga and is the only person in Pa to receive the title of Advanced Relax and Renew Trainer from Judith Lasater. 

 

Susanne Knupp

Education:  Certified Qigong Instructor and Vibrational Sound Therapy Facilitator.

Susanne has been a QiGong practitioner for over two years and is a certified Awakening Wellness and Supreme Science level 1 QiGong instructor.

 

“The health benefits I’ve experienced from practicing QiGong have been immense and far reaching. I am passionate about sharing this healing modality with others.”

 

Ted Baxter

Education200 hour Yoga Alliance approved Teacher Training.  Completion of 800 hour, 3 year Yoga Therapy Training and Certification by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. 

Yoga empowers me to find a great understanding and well being in my life.  My first experience with yoga and its transformative power began in 1998.  Two years later I was teaching a beginners class,   My classes are nurturing and grounding, guiding students to connect with themselves to bring strength, flexibility and vitality to the body and focus, tranquility and peace to the mind.  

Practicing and teaching yoga and meditation continues to enrich my life, giving me a greater sense of peace and balance in my life.