president. Ria-Mae Long
Ria-Mae is the founder of the House of Mem and is a lifetime student of eastern and western mysticism, philosophy, esoteric thought and ancient cultures. She has studied and worked deeply, with-in the mystery traditions, after experiencing a spiritual awakening in 2007. Since 2015, she's been teaching courses on esoteric sciences and occult practices, developing serval programs and working with hundreds of clients offering spiritual guidance and assistance in healing. Recently she received the honour of becoming a Pipe Holder and is continuing her studies with Hollow Bone Healing Lodge in Calgary. You can connect with her at Spirit Energy Medicine.
Vice- president. Jean Roberts
Jean is a vibrant contributor to our community, who has spent more than fifteen years exploring her spirituality and gifts. She holds a Life Coaching Certificate from the Coaching Federation of Calgary, Alberta, and an Integrative Health Coach Certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, including taking her yoga teaching training with the Yoga Development Course Certification from the Yasodhara Ashram in British Columbia. She is also published author of her autobiographical book, Secrets of an Island Girl: How I Lost and Found My Mind In Paradise and is currently working on her second book. Her life experience, trials and triumphs are an inspiration and testament to the power of spirit in her life. Check her work out at Jean V Roberts!
secretary. rochelle Rooney
Rochelle began exploring her spirituality in 2017. She quickly immersed herself in meditation practices, learning the tarot and studying alchemy, eventually leading her to become a Reiki Master, Certified Reflexologist and finding her greatest passion - receiving her RYT200 Yoga Teacher certificate with Bija Yoga in 2019. Rochelle helps guide her clients and students to not only attain higher and more blissful experiences but also building the competencies that allow them to move through life in a wiser, more loving and aware state, embracing the interconnectedness of the Body, Mind and Breath. Currently, she is developing an Introduction Class to the Chakra system expressed through the yoga asanas (postures) for the Town of Banff — Namaste.
treasurer. Denise j swick
Denise is an avid astronomer, moon practitioner and sound healer with her Alchemy Crystal Bowls. Her knowledge of the stars and their mythology is equal to her connection with elemental realms of crystals and gems. For well over 20 years, she's been synchronizing herself with the moon and collecting moon water while travelling to distant lands to do earth energy grid work and connecting with the seed children of the Aquarian Age. You will often find her working with the medicine of the water and hiking in the night to communicate with the cosmos, while exploring her love of photography. Her heart is big, always open to volunteering her time to help others. To book one of her star walks email her at email@example.com.
councillor. marie-eve la flamme
Marie-Eve is an acclaimed professional artist in the Bow-Valley, creating distinctive upcycled, boho-styled accessories and jewelry. She is also a long time yoga practitioner and energy healer specializing is distance healing, successfully assisting many people in achieving transformation and relief from emotional and physical blocks during times of crises and need. She's been open to the "universal energy" since a young age and completed her Reiki Master Certificate, in 2017. Her relationship with nature and Spirit connects deeply with-in activating strong intuitive abilities for hearing the messages of Mother Earth. She is consistently showing up in the community volunteering regularly at the Banff Food Rescue. You can explore her creations at Meva Creative Mind!
councillor. Lili Alves
Lili moved to Canada in 2009 from her native homeland of Brazil, a year later, she moved to Canmore, and like most of us, fell in love with the mountains remaining since. From a very young age, she has participated in Ubanda Ceremony (an influence of many different religions, including Catholicism, Shamanism and other Oriental Religions). For many years, she's been volunteering in the Bow-Valley serving on various boards and organizing community events. As her mission unfolds, she knows her call is to be in service to others and is taking the time to learn and explore her path. Currently, she dedicated to her spiritual journey attending Sweat Lodges regularly and being present at all our events, always with a joyful smile and welcoming heart.
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