Creative Health Community
Maria Borghoff (BFA, E-RYT) is an artist and Tantra Yoga teacher who explores the intersection of creativity, sexuality, and spirituality. She offers consulting for creative health practitioners and works with Vira Bhava Yoga School to facilitate integrative teacher trainings across the country. Inspired by a multitude of disciplines, Maria combines movement, meditation, philosophy, art-making, and nutrition, and she has taught and exhibited work nationally.
John Russell is a geologist based in Atlanta, GA, and holds a Master’s degree in Geoscience. He currently works on federal environmental restoration sites across the country in order to remediate soil and groundwater contamination according to EPA standards. John enjoys hiking, climbing and exploring new cooking techniques.
Rochelle Trudo (LMT, 200-hour RYT) is a seasoned bodyworker who uses massage and yoga as a way to stay plugged into the rhythms of life. "For me, it’s hard to tell where work ends and the rest of my life begins; for me, they are fluid and overlapping." Rochelle's practice allows her be a better parent and communicator, fulfill her potential, and find inspiration. Her passion lies in helping clients and students find their own purpose, shift energy, and make profound emotional changes in their lives.
Jasmine Bradfield is a Certified Doula, 300-hour Yoga Teacher, and Student Midwife. Her work as a birth wellness professional focuses on the whole woman to encourage a healthy transition within self & baby. Jasmine weaves yoga as a lifestyle and discipline to ensure long term well-being. She brings an eclectic style and hypnotic beats to the tradition of movement, breath work, meditation, and healing.
Joy Johnson (LCSW) is a practicing psychotherapist in the state of Georgia and has been working in the field since 2010. Joy offers creative therapy options to help hardworking people break the burnout cycle for a more balanced and purposeful life.
Claire Bilbao is an artist with a degree in Nutrition and a Master's in Expressive Arts Counseling. She resides in Asheville, NC, and her favorites include the smell of roses, the warm touch of sunshine, the taste of raspberries, the sight of a clear blue sky and the feeling of uncontrollable laughter.
Colleen Choate is a dancer, yogi, and writer currently living in Richmond, VA. She recently graduated with a degree in Dance Studies from Appalachian State University, where she researched the possibilities of somatic-based inquiry into writing, movement, and choreography for personal and collective healing.
Kate McWilliams (MOT) is an Occupational Therapist who studied at Brenau University. She currently works at Emory University Hospital in acute care rehabilitation on the neurological units. She is certified in Physical Agent Modalities and has experience supporting OT/CHTs in an orthopedic outpatient clinic.
Coco Clem's illustrations take a look at life's truths in an attempt to promote the humor of the human experience. She bathes her scenes in vibrant color to juxtapose the emotions that one has to face to function from a heart-centered space.