Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 43

Heather has been an athlete and avid outdoors person her whole life. She has traveled the world, and has lived in some unique places. Throughout her travels, she was fascinated by the way in which wellness was defined differently everywhere she went. Heather used these different interpretations to inspire her journey towards her own wellness path. Having received bodywork herself for many years, she was always intrigued by the field. As an inherently nurturing and intuitive person, she was drawn to the physicality, creativity, and problem solving that is involved with massage therapy. Her work has now become her driving force, and she continuously aims to help her clients reach their goals and optimal level of wellness.

Find Heather on her website at or at her instagram @livefree_hfv

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Resonance of Natural Energy

Compensation Patterns - Our Bodies are Beautiful Machines

Physical Body Holds Emotions

There’s always options!!!

Inherent Intuition

Channeling Universal Energy

Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 43

Alex Bynum is the founder of Empowher You: A Healing Center for Women in Brookline, MA where she has led hundreds of people to healing through ancient mystery school techniques. She is also recognized locally as a master networker and leader in the Boston community. Whether it's on her podcast, via social media, or engaging with clients-Alex brings a unique mix of charm, awareness, and heart to traditional business. As a highly demanded expert in the field of healing, she has worked with major companies such as State Street and Whole Foods.

You can find more information about Alex's work through Empowher You: A Healing Center for Women at or through Facebook. You can also follow Alex on Instagram: @empowheryou



Former skeptic of spiritual healing

Knowing oneself is the beginning and end of healing

Stripping away what’s not really you

The point of choosing to surrender or stay comfortable

Love taps from the universe

“You can be done with something!"

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Linda Shay is a trailblazer in the evolution of human consciousness and a pioneer in the field of Dolphin Energy Healing. She has trained over 100 Certified Dolphin Energy Practitioners around the world. Linda tells her remarkable story in her book, Dolphin Love … From Sea to Land. Linda’s collaborative service with the overarching Dolphin Consciousness is all about healing hearts, transforming consciousness, and creating unity-community on Earth.

The unique gift Linda is blessed to share with humanity is the Dolphin Attunement Journey. Upon receiving the 7 Dolphin Attunements, receivers become living embodiments of human-dolphin consciousness. Linda also offers personal Dolphin Energy Healing sessions as well as in-person Sedona retreats and swim-with-wild-dolphin adventures.



Being in the dolphin field

Dissolving the illusion of separation

Quality of love that fills one up on all levels

Staying in one’s joy is our best service to ourselves and the planet

Dolphins see our deepest hearts desires

Put out a call from your heart to the dolphins and they will come

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Amy Bregy has studied and practiced many integrative techniques for over 15 years. She has devoted much time in studies to bring the most effective and innovative techniques to those who choose to live a more natural based lifestyle.

Amy has worked on "both sides of the fence" as she started in Mainstream Health Care working in Laboratory Sciences. Being extremely sensitive to pharmaceutical drugs is what brought her into a more natural approach to health and wellness. These techniques have helped her personally achieve all health goals and is why she decided to educate herself in this field so that she can provide an educated experience in this approach.

These techniques are designed to help bring balance to mind body and spirit



Freedom from the bonds within

We’re all in this together.

"Healers come out on the other side.”

Divine to Divine

Grounding Meditation

Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 40

Donna Broadwell is a living, breathing example to this world that ANYONE can have loving, healthy, beautiful relationships in their life regardless of their beginnings, their programming and their life experiences. 

Her message is clear: Your past does not define YOU! 

An experienced Hypnotherapist and Energy worker, Donna’s special super-power is her ability to reach deep into the sub-conscious mind to recruit its cooperation in altering self-depleting thoughts, patterns and habits. Donna’s clients come away armed with the ability to access their own Inner Wisdom so they, too, can become their most powerful Self in every area of their lives.

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 39

Born into a lineage of wilderness thrivers and business builders, at the juxtaposition of the Great Lakes of North America, Gma Kaariina Saarinen has SISU running through her veins. A sense of courage at the threshold leading to the Unknown. A sense of truly listening to the hearts teachings. A reindeer knowing Thirteen Moons and solar seasons. 40 years of educational experiences, multiple trainings, certifications primarily in vocational counseling, advanced learning styles, leadership skills and energy medicines, Kaariina is an adept and scholarly in her wild-hearted nature.

With partnerships that are functional, Gma has cofounded The Healing House with REIKI and circle work, offering sweatlodges, and council ways for all relations. Committed to community and village blueprints, she has travelled internationally to gather her medicines and to sit with many Elders, Lamas, spiritual teachers, now to sit within her own Medicine and Teachings.

Gma has dedicated her life to nonviolence, to breaking the silence, to ending lies of separation, to living fiercely in faith that LOVE is unconditional! Kaariina's focus has been on empowering youth to leadership, and women to truth and empowering ecological restoration! She holds the Obsidiana Pipa from four years of Danza de Luna, serving as one of 7 abuellas, GMA is also an Author, podcaster, youtube creator, with one of her currencies : to cocreate a documentary: Healing generations; youth and elders in dialogue.

You can find more of these precious Teachings at Grandmother Kaariina (youtubes), or at Dream Freedom Beauty podcasts.

Full circle woman, she was diagnosed with lymphoma 9 years ago and has reclaimed her blueprint with assistance from natural medicines, spirit plants, ceremonies, and consistent sitting in the seat of her own sovereignty!

"I have chosen to live simply so that others may simply live with health, wellness, worth, wisdom at the core of my personal Medicine Wheel."

CoCreactivitas ; 3 and 6 month Bundles of soulfull journeys, highlights the best of travellers as each reaches through ancestral lineages to clear decisions as well as to reclaim treasures. AND thus, make real contributions to this world of change!

From one of her retreatants: "Thank you for coming into my life Dec 2014 in Sayulitta, Mexico. I love you. The tears that fell on your chest as you held me in your arms help to make me a stronger and more honest woman. Today I fear very little: my steps are filled with presence and with open heart." Leela, Selenite Caverns explorer, author, energy medicine woman.

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Enlightened Initiation

Patterns of Dissociation

Forgiving Science for Forgetting Spirit

Impulse to Learn is really the Impulse to Unlearn

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My healing journey began at a young age. In experiencing massive trauma, such as: severe mother wounding, familial abandonment, sexual assaults and rapes. My life seemed plagued by physical, emotional, mental and psychological trauma, through abusive relationships. I felt unloved, utterly victimized. By my early 20’s, in yet another suicide attempt, I experienced one of many profound awakenings to (Kundalini) energy, and planes of existence beyond this reality.

This led to my deep studies in spirituality, world religions, and healing arts therapies. I then researched personally, and within academia, female adolescent development, women’s studies and spiritual empowerment, and ancient and modern Goddess cultures. Which led to my writing a thesis on Empowering Adolescent Girls Through Goddess Stories.

Most of my life, I was confused and dismayed by how men typically reacted to me, and my intimate and sexual interactions with them often left me feeling dishonored. I embarked on a highly valuable, and lifelong venture, of researching men, too, as a result.

In my mid 20’s, I came across a workshop promoting “Sacred Sexuality”. I’d never seen these two words together before, in this life. It was an irrevocable turning point.

My total immersion into this field, and particularly Tantra, led me through my greatest sexual healing, and transformation, back to more of the real me. Tantra taught me how to reclaim my body, power, and life, through pleasure.

The practice of Sacred Spot Massage was a primary piece in this work. For my Masters degree, in Health Arts and Sciences, I wrote my dissertation on female pleasure and sexual healing, through the Neo Tantric technique of Female Sacred Spot Massage Ritual. I documented the extraordinary healing possibilities for women, that I live and teach. This work expands into the healing and empowerment for the masculine, as well.

Choosing and creating pleasure to naturally awaken the Goddess in me, underlies all I AM, and do. The feminine within knows that we can stop choosing the drama, trauma, pain, and suffering, as the only way of living in this reality. We can heal and move through whatever we consider to be “bad” experiences. We can discover, and consciously choose to create, and experience, more pleasure, with and through our bodies, with Nature, with others, personally and collectively.

For me, the road to healing is paved with more pleasure, not pain.

Haven’t we all had enough pain?

I believe we are here on this planet to be joyful, not miserable.

My life’s work focuses on sexual empowerment and healing through sex education, sacred sexuality, and holistic healing arts.

I have been studying sacred sexuality through countless trainings and schools for almost 2 decades. This included becoming an Advanced Certified Tantric Educator (ACTE through Source Tantra). My most current studies have been almost two years of delving into my teacher Jaiya’s Erotic Blueprint™ courses, and trainings, to become a licensed and Certified Erotic Blueprint Coach™. I continue to study voraciously with Jaiya as her work has escalated my erotic empowerment 1000 fold.

Sacred Temple Arts, as not only a body of work, but a way of life, arose out of my academic and experiential studies and research, as well as personal healing process. I continue to evolve, experiment, and expand with ancient and modern versions of sacred temple arts. My depth of study and training in the fields of sex and intimate relationships has been to heal my greatest sexual, intimate and relationship wounds, and to help others to do so as well. Experiencing more embodied awakening, sexual energy and love, without and/or with a partner(s), is possible.

My healing journey has led me to be committed to awakening and expanding energy, and consciousness, for embodied empowerment, and healing, sexually and otherwise. While having the most PLEASURE possible!

My motto is: Choose Pleasure As A Way Of Life!


Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 37

After years of doing healing work with Shiatsu Massage, Acupuncture and Reiki, I began to feel that I needed to go deeper to help people make lasting change. I witnessed people suffering from stress and emotional states that often disabled their healing process, and having suffered from anxiety and depression myself, I came to feel there had to be more. I knew I had to DO more...and so I went within. And in my first month of committing to meditation as the pathway to my own well-being...I felt a brilliant light go on! THIS is what we need to bring healing to our world!

 In 2015 I completed the Masters of Wisdom Meditation Teacher Training program with internationally known meditation and stress management teacher, davidji. I have such intense gratitude for my amazing teacher, who guides us all gently to find the guru within. This training was a life changing experience! Meditation was the missing link that brought me deep inner calm, greater confidence, creativity, lower blood pressure, better sleep and improved vitality. Every day meditation helps me to connect more deeply, make positive meaning, find self-acceptance, and bring healing both to myself and others. Upon completing my Advanced Deeper Still Teacher Training with davidji in the fall of 2018, I am even more dedicated to the wondrous effects that meditation brings to my life, and the lives of those that I teach.



Silence & Stillness

“It’s a matter of practicing and having the tools.”

Negative thoughts and positive thoughts both equate to THINKING

Comfort is Queen or King

Changing the brain

“Desire to foster the seed of light and love within us.”

Guided Meditation by Sarah

Listeners, email Sarah at with the title line ‘Podcast with Dr. K’ to gain access to a complimentary 1 on 1, 20-minute meditation session

Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 36

Reiki with Karen Foote

Karen Foote is the owner of Rebalance Reiki and Massage LLC in Westwood NJ. She is a Reiki Master Teacher, CranioSacral Therapist and Professional Massage Therapist. She is the creator of “the Rebalance Method” and recently trademarked her massage technique which blends Reiki and CranioSacral Therapy. Karen works with the Angels, sees the Chakras clairvoyantly and receives messages from Spirit. She loves sharing her wisdom in workshops that she hosts at her Westwood NJ studio covering an array of Metaphysical topics. She is soon to launch an online program on the fundamentals of Energy/Metaphysical work and hopes to reach people who are new on their Spiritual Journey. Karen is looking to help bring them clarity, share helpful tools and create a supportive virtual community through this online program. Her clients and students appreciate her Down to Earth manner and approach.



Karen’s mom as her teacher

Sifting through the BullSh*t

“Human to human, as real and raw as it gets.”

The comfortable place of vulnerability

Collective consciousness is waking up!

“What would the world look like after your life was lived?”

Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 35

Daoism with Solala Towler

Solala Towler has been editor/publisher of The Empty Vessel: The Journal of Daoist Philosophy and Practice for 25 years. He has had 14 books published, including Inner Chapters of Chuang Tzu and Tales From the Tao (Watkins); and Practicing the Tao Te Ching: 81 Steps on the Way (Sounds True). His work has been translated into Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish. He is a founding board member of the National Qigong Association as well as past President. He has taught qigong and Daoist meditation for 28 years and leads yearly tours to visit Daoist temples in the sacred mountains of China.



Solala’s healing journey - bedridden to awakening

We live in a sea of qi

In the way of the Tao, everyday, we let something go

Belly Knowledge vs. Head Knowledge

Manifesting Heavenly and Earthly energy within

The practice becomes the teacher

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 34

Siddha with Seth Monk

Seth Monk is a Boston native who is a former Buddhist monk and Siddha Healer. After graduating from college with BA in Fine Art, Seth travelled to Germany where he ordained in the Vietnamese Zen tradition of Buddhism. During his 8 years in the monastery, Seth had the opportunity to study with some of the greatest Buddhist Masters of our time including Thich Nhat Hanh and His Holiness XIV Dalai Lama. In 2014, Seth left the monastery and spent the next 2 years traveling through India and Australia. It was during this time in the Tibetan community of Dharmsala, the Seth was initiated into the ancient Siddha Healing lineage. Currently, Seth lives back in Boston where he has taught meditation at MIT, Blue Cross Blue Shield, in schools and yoga studios, and gives group Siddha Healings on a weekly basis.

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Seth’s midlife crisis at age 13, leading to his becoming a monk

“I had the answers within myself, life would teach me."

Progression of trust - following the flow

Following the trail of YES

Enlightenment within your own experience 

Opening portals to spirituality

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 33

Pelvic Health with Ryan Bailey

Dr. Bailey is Doctor of Physical Therapy, earning her degree from the University of New England.

She is a Board Certified Women’s Health Physical Therapist and Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Specialist with training in Pilates.

Dr. Bailey has extensive training in maternal pelvic health and exercise through the Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and countless years of mentoring and work with women of all ages.

Dr. Bailey also has a special interest in family dynamics and early childhood development earning her bachelor's degree in Family Studies from the University of New Hampshire.

Dr. Bailey lives in New Hampshire with her husband, 4 year old daughter and 9 month old son.



When Dr. Bailey lost her dad, her life path shifted

2 pregnancies through pelvic health

Pelvic Pain is not normal

Co-creating with your baby

When to get help

Foundation of the soul is in the pelvis

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 32

Zero Balancing with Ty Romijn

Ty Romijn took his first Zero Balancing class in 1999 while studying acupuncture at the Taoist Institute of Education and Acupuncture. Prior to studying Zero Balancing, he studied at the Heartwood Institute. Through studying Zen Shiatsu Acupressure, Polarity Therapy and Jin Shin Do, Ty found a passion for energy work. Zero Balancing has provided a simple system in which he is able to integrate the skills developed in the different modalities he has explored. As a college wrestler,  high school wrestling coach and later as a T'ai Chi Ch'uan practitioner and teacher, Ty has also found a sense of home in Zero Balancing in how structure and energy are worked with simultaneously.

Ty Certified in 1999 and has been teaching since 2012. Teaching ZB I, ZB II, Freely Moveable Joints, Alchemy of Touch, in training to teach ZBx adressing the skulls and viscera and is also on the Faculty at the Institute of Taoist education and Acupuncture and also practices Worsley Five Element Acupuncture.



Come down to something more essential

Breaking open the cosmic egg

The Skeleton’s Job: Transmitting Energy to the Earth

The Tan Tiens - Heaven, Earth and Humanity

Density in the Body

Interface - Awareness of What IS

The budding medical model blending east and west

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 31

Healing Emotional Wounds with Damla Aktekin

Damla Aktekin is a Healer, who helps people with energetic wounds to update their vibration, reclaim their light and replace their burdens with joy, love, and bliss. She is also a 500 hour Certified Yoga Teacher and a Reiki Master and has over 1000 hours of healing, movement, meditation and workshop teaching experience in private sessions and group classes. She is the creator of the website and blog A Drop of Om, Chakra Bliss Healing private sessions, and Chakra Bliss Group Healing and Mantra Dance workshops. She is the mom of an awesome, funny and curly six-year-old daughter. Her life oscillates between playing ponies with her daughter, and teaching and creating bliss filled healing, movement, and meditation journeys. You can run into her in her hometown of Durham New Hampshire or connect with her on Facebook or Instagram. You can find out more about her offerings at her website.



Damla’s story - hitting rock bottom

Being unable to ignore our intuition and surrendering to it

What are energetic wounds?

Embodying our parents and ancestors pain as a way to honor them rather than serving all by letting go

The Tender Point

Shame, blame and forgiveness

Beloved Process of Tending to Yourself

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 30

Womb Medicine with Naomi Love

Naomi Love is a WISDOM KEEPER : : She carries many lineages, traditions and wisdom within her. Naomi is a Weaver of all things sacred. She has traveled around the world studying, learning and embodying for over twenty five years. Naomi has been immersed in the healing and temple arts her whole life, and has worked with over 60,000 clients and has trained over 49 practitioners. Naomi is the Creatrix of Wise Womb Medicine Path ™ She is a Wisdom Keeper, Medicine Woman, Healer, Mentor, Ceremonialist, Priestess & Teacher supporting others on their path to remembrance and reconnection with themselves and all that is. &



Masculine and feminine - the plane of duality

Going toward the things we resist

Being okay with saying “I’m vulnerable, this is scary”

Vulnerability is our greatest strength, yet the thing we are most afraid of

Updating our system

Womb as the Inner Oracle

Alchemical Heart & Womb Breathing

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 29

Energy Healing and Hypnosis with Kellie Surdis

Kellie is a Certified Usui Reiki Master Teacher, and a Karuna Holy Fire Reiki Master Teacher, teaching Reiki Classes regularly, she is  also a Certified Hypnotherapist, and an Advanced Integrative Energy Therapist.  As Reiki Master Teacher, Kellie has trained in the direct lineage of Mrs. Takata,  for her Reiki certifications. (Mrs. Takata brought Reiki to the United States from Japan back in the 1940's ) Kelliereceived her hypnotherapy training through The Cape Cod Center for Whole Health.  The comprehensive training included all aspects of hypnotherapy including medical hypnosis, and hypnosis for regression, emotional and physical healing, as well as for weight loss, addiction, anxiety, depression, finding your soul's purpose and more. Integrative Energy Therapy is a hands on healing modality that works similar to Reiki, but also has a more spiritual level to the healing sessions.  Kellie has taken numerous classes and is constantly expanding her skill set, to make her a more comprehensive teacher and healer. .  Kellie is a member of the International Center for Reiki Training, and a member of The International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, and recently earned a certification in essential oils through the Centre for Excellence.



Kellie’s journey into healing after her brother’s death

Energetic Seperation

Hypnosis as a tool to help us access Alpha

Tear jerking Alzheimers story

“Find the truth that resonates within ourself, share that truth, accept the truth within others."

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 28

EFT with Karen Berzanski


“Karen Berzanski is a Certified Life Coach and Pro EFT™ Tapping Coach who works with creative and spiritual entrepreneurs to build their confidence and their mindset as they grow their online businesses. Karen found tapping after being hit and run over by a car in 2008. It helped her heal from PTSD and chronic pain, move across the country from New York to LA and start her own business. She now teaches other women how to use their past to propel them into the future and the businesses of their dreams. You can find out more about Karen at



Issues with your tissues

Shining the Flashlight on the Swampy parts

Peace Brain

"When we speak it, it frees it up to release it.”

It’ really simple, It’s really easy

Befriending the Darkside

Pro EFT session for Overwhelm

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 27

Cancer with Krissy Mays

“I discovered the healing arts in my early twenties and enthusiastically embarked on educational and educational growth and related pursuits in the field. Nearly twenty years ago my first experiences with subtle bodywork approaches, including energy healing and craniosacral therapy, shifted how I related myself to the world dramatically and profoundly as a struggling young adult.

My inner and outer life changed as I learned to deeply listen to my body and heart's inner wisdom through the avenues of breath, meditation, movement and embodied writing and art practices.”



Internal Compass

Stand in One’s Own Power

Repairing the Body on a Cellular Level

Container for Healing

“Our thoughts create our internal and external environment."

The Unseen is Available

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 26

Dolphin Energy with Dr. Krystal


Dr. Krystal is a gifted healer and spiritual teacher dedicated to the conscious expansion and healing from within. Her work is her passion and her offerings are the manifestation of her soul purpose. She believes deeply in the uniqueness of you and your powerful ability to heal your mind, body, spirit and emotions. Dr. Krystal's desire is to share healing, wellbeing and consciousness with the world, by embracing our authenticity, vulnerability and soul alignment.


Transmissions of Energy


Wisdom of Dolphins

Monogamous Relationships

Specific Frequencies We Need Awaken Within

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Be Purely Balanced Podcast: Episode 25

Ayurveda with Kate O’Donnell


Kate O’Donnell is an author, lecturer, and senior yoga teacher. She is the author of The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook, and Everyday Ayurveda Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind: 100 Sattvic Recipes. An Ayurvedic Practitioner and Ashtanga yoga teacher, Kate is on faculty for Kripalu School of Ayurveda and Boston Ayurveda School. She travels to India annually for study and teaches internationally.

An avid interest in the healing powers of food have inspired her study and practice of the ancient arts of Ayurveda and yoga for more than twenty years. She teaches trainings, cooking classes, seasonal cleanses, and retreats when she isn’t practicing yoga, writing, or having a chai.


Unison with God-like Principle

Cellular Transmission

Ayurveda - The Spirit of Ayurveda

The body as a vehicle for the 5 Elements

Connection to the Universe depends upon digesting and assimilating harmoniously

Medicinal Potency in Food

Cravings Perpetuate Balance!

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