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MY JOURNEY WITH WATER

My journey with water began like yours, in the womb of my mother.

From the time I was a little girl playing on the beaches of Block Island, RI have loved the ocean in all its moods.


In love with literature and language, I pursued a traditional education that culminated with the realization that I was a poet, not a professor. I moved to my childhood refuge, Block Island, year round and allowed the elements to shape me as I devoted myself to writing.


Wind and waves made me both stronger and softer. Free from most of the distractions and routines of modern society, I learned my own rhythms until the waves carried me to Peru and Hawaii, and from there to Mexico, where I made a home on the Yucatan peninsula.

Swimming in the crystalline lagunas and cenotes, I discovered janzu and aguahara, eventually becoming trained in both modalities after experiencing profound healing and transformation through the water.

I returned to Block Island for summers and introduced these modalities in hundreds of sessions in the oceans and ponds of this very special island. 

Aqua Odyssey was born from the union of my passions and life experience. While many aquatic therapists work in pools, I knew from witnessing the transformative power of nature, that I wanted to connect people with the essence of water through direct experience of currents, wind and waves; to connect with the spirit of water, to be enchanted and forever changed by this miraculous substance that makes life on Earth possible.

While some aquatic modalities use the water as a medium to heal and release, I want everyone who comes in the water with me to be water, to flow with what is in a dance of simultaneous being and becoming that is beyond everyday words. I want to release the poem inside each one of us where we are one again with the Great Mother, in awe of life and living each day as a ceremony of praise for all we have been given.

 
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UNFOLDED BY THE WATERS ARE THE FACES OF THE FLOWERS

-Hawaiian proverb

 

Surrender is the door. 

I can’t tell you what is on the other side for you, but I will support you as witness and guide on your journey.

I do my best not to create expectations for my clients, and I am also aware from my own healing and from the hundreds of sessions I’ve given, that traumas stored in the body can sometimes arise in the intimate embrace of the water. In order to better hold space for people, I studied trauma-informed somatic bodywork, graduating from The Pacific School for Awareness and Bodywork.

I am currently on The Big Island immersed in the frequencies of the spinner dolphins and a mountain sloping to the sea I can view from my porch. I offer sessions in the bays here.

In this time of great transformation on Earth, I believe that finding the sacred within will connect us to the truth that life is sacred. Every session with me is a prayer that adds to the beauty of the world. It is my honor to serve you and the water. 

Join me on an inner journey that will transport you into your deepest essence as a holy being.

This is Aqua Odyssey.

 
 

401-374-5060

83-5475 Mamalahoa Highway
Captain Cook, HI 96704

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