Nancee has been a certified practitioner in Reiki since 2017. She trained with masters at the North Carolina Reiki Training Center and received her final masters training with William Lee Rand, founder and president of the International Center for Reiki Training. Nancee is a registered Reiki practitioner with the International Association of Reiki Professionals and holds certificates of master level in Usui Tibetan Ryoho Reiki and Holy Fire.
Nancee is intuitive and empathic, and specializes in assisting people who wish to utilize Reiki for healing specific areas of pain and tension physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, as well as, for overall wellness. She is passionate about using her gifts to help others tap into their inner wisdom and bring balance back to life.
Nancee is a teacher and artist. She lives in Hendersonville with her husband, children, and bulldogs. If Nancee is not in the classroom or in a session, she is likely outside enjoying nature through hiking, paddle-boarding, kayaking, gardening, and playing with friends and family. For more information about reiki, visit her website at www.blueridgereiki.com
Tamara’s love of yoga began in 2007, which quickly led her to a 200hr RYT at Joyful Yoga in Bonita Springs, FL. She is currently enrolled in the 300hr RYT program with Asheville Yoga Center.
Tamara’s yogic studies center around Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Meditation, Neurobiology and Ayurveda. Through the years of teaching and (always) being the student, her yoga education continues through trainings and following the teachings of Ram Dass, Bo Forbes and T.K.V. Desikachar. After moving to Hendersonville in 2014, Tamara received Level I and Level II Reiki Certification, which she weaves into her restorative yoga classes. Tamara's heart is teaching Hatha Yoga and Restorative, but is also trained to teach Vinyasa and Yin Yoga. For more information about these practices, visit our class descriptions page.
Tamara’s education and work as a Lifestyle Medicine Registered Nurse complements her personal practice and teaching. Formal education includes an AD in nursing and bachelors in biology, psychology and nursing. Tamara is currently enrolled in the 300hr RYT program with Asheville Yoga Center.
In Tamara’s classes, her intention is to create an environment that aims to encourage your personal growth, support your love of yoga, and also offer an education on the philosophy and science of yoga. She underlines that, "it isn't enough to intellectually understand yoga, but to experience and connect; to yolk the mind-body." Tamara also emphasizes health promotion and the importance of self-love, non-judgment and self-awareness. Her goal is that you leave her class or reiki session in a healing state, feeling more self-aware, grounded, connected and relaxed.
Leslie has a unique and important role as a stress management facilitator. She helps people strengthen the dynamics of their inner dialogue and heal past emotional wounds so they can achieve more inner peace.
Leslie's top priority to help people find relief from stress. During experiences as a practitioner and personal life, she's discovered the biggest impact in helping ease anxiety and physical comfort is healing the mind-body connection.
Since 2007 Leslie has been a Usui Ryoho Reiki Practitioner, became a Master in 2010 and Instructor in 2016.
Leslie loves to guide people on the path toward discovering how to help themselves feel better and have more energy. She strives for clients to be out of pain, and anxiety, sleep better, and feel at peace when they move.
You can book one-on-one Reiki, Meditation or Stress Management sessions with Leslie or find one of the community classes she teaches here to learn how to meditate, protect your energy, crystal basics or the chakra series.
Ramona was born and raised in Romania. She spent her early years in the mountains of Romania amidst the spiritual richness and experiences. She has been highly intuitive from childhood, able to see events before they unfold. Her two broken marriages have given her the strength and ability to fight back and tremendous insight into relationships. She uses these real life experiences in integration with various healing modalities to help individuals overcome their own traumas and blockages.
Ramona is now a Alba Weinman certified Introspective Hypno Therapist, a Michael Sitzer certified Thai Body Massage Therapist, a Sivananda Ashram certified Theta Healer, a Pradeep Darooka initiated Reiki Healer and a self taught Tarot Card Reader. She also combines these different modalities in her own intuitive and unique manner to enhance the experience and healing process for the individual. As a mother of two young boys, she brings in a nurturing and nourishing approach and attitude into her sessions. All sessions are ideally offered in person though Introspective Hypnotherapy, Theta Healing and Tarot Card Reading is also offered online.