Grow your network of artists, teachers & health practitioners

We are a community of passionate people who are actively creating positive change in the world. Contact us to join our team!


Maria Borghoff, Director

Maria Borghoff (BFA, E-RYT) is an artist and Tantra Yoga teacher who explores the intersection of creativity, sexuality, and spirituality. She is inspired by a multitude of disciplines, and collaborates with artists, teachers, and health practitioners from all backgrounds in order to elevate the field of creative health. Maria currently works with Vira Bhava Yoga School to facilitate 200-hour and 300-hour teacher trainings across the country.

John Russell, Editor

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.

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Rochelle Trudo

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

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

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

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

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


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

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.