As a writer, researcher and facilitator of healing practices, Andrea uses the rich threads of her life experience and her varied and extensive learned and intuitive gifts to facilitate her retreats and private consultations. She skillfully weaves beautiful ancient knowledge with cutting edge scientific findings to create extraordinarily effective healing. She finds freedom and sustainable peace can be immediately attained through learning and experiential understanding of the true power of emotions and the human unseen energy system.
Andrea's fortunate life of passionate curiosity, study, travel and research with masters throughout the world, has led to a rewarding life's work to help individual's break free of patterns and conditioning to create and experience the life they desire and thereby create a world where whole health and peace is the way of life.
Her training and research includes seven years with Dr. Deepak Chopra as Program Director of the Chopra Center for Well Being and Director of the International Global Network for Spiritual Success. She was also producer and director of special events and seminars for noted author, Gary Zukav.
Andrea's quest for knowledge has led to multiple certifications as an Energy Health Practitioner and Energy Therapist, Kundalini Yoga Therapist, Level VI Training in Power Psycho-Spiritual Energy Therapist, Ayurvedic Lifestyles and Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor, Basic Emotional Freedom Technique Training and Nia Blue Belt Instructor. Her traditional education is in speech therapy and psychology.
She is founding director of Merging Rivers Healing Practices and founder and facilitator of Emotional Fitness Retreats. She is author of her soon to be released book on the extraordinary power of emotions and emotional fitness. Andrea resides in the red rock country of Utah and the High Sierras of California. She enjoys traveling, writing, research, hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing and triathlons with her family and friends, which includes six animal companions.