wellness comes from within
Dr. Jared McCollum
Dr. Jared M. McCollum, Dr.Ac., is passionate about guiding people on their path to health and wellness and helping them discover the amazing healing ability they all hold within themselves. Having graduated from the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2004, Dr. McCollum has extensive training in Acupuncture, Oriental Diet Therapy, Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, Meditation and Taoist Psychology and Psychotherapy. Jared has spent countless hours serving the communities he has lived in over the last 20 years, offering classes in meditation, Qi Gong and programs he has developed which identify emotional blocks and help others let go of extreme emotions and stress. He is committed to improving the health of his patients as well as their community.
Shalyn is a Warrior. She is a guide on a mission to support and empower others to embark on their self-healing journey. She is a mother of three, grandmother of two, wife and yOGi. She is the owner of The Real yOGi Wellness Studio & Boutique in Okotoks, Alberta. She teaches yoga and meditation classes, hosts special events and opens her heart and doors to the community each day. She has created a safe, inclusive space where people can come to heal. Yoga saved her life; therefore, she is passionate about empowering others to invite the healing power of real yoga into their lives too. When she is not at her studio, you can find her with her toes in the sand on her beach on the shores of Lake Superior.
Amber is an experienced educator, with certifications in Reiki, Mindfulness, Youth Yoga and Yin Yoga. Amber honors her conventional training and also embraces wisdom traditions, mind-body practices, and training from alternative fields which include; Yoga, Shamanic Traditions, Crystal Healing and Reiki. Having personally benefited from both conventional and ancient wisdom to create a sense of peace and balance within her life, Amber now shares these teachings with others. As a Practitioner, Speaker, Writer, and Facilitator Amber loves to share her knowledge with others.
Shelley is gifted, trained and certified in multiple holistic pathways including but not limited to 500hr yoga instructor, Nidra and mindfulness guide, reiki practitioner, Sound Practitioner, grief companion, Death doula and Intuitive card reader.
Being drawn to universal alignment has brought Shelley the space and scope to work through her own life journey - “knowing your not ever alone brings such a sense of peace and gives strength even during the hard parts of life journey” Its from this place that Shelley chooses to share her gifts and Healings.
Sam is an Energy Therapist and a Joy Enthusiast. She is passionate about helping people who are seeking clarity, connection and a deeper understanding of themselves through Reiki Healing and the AkashicRecords. Sam is a certified Usui, Holy Fire and Crystal Reiki Master and Teacher, an advanced Crystal Practitioner, Akashic Records Reader and holds her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology. Sam is an international best selling author in the book, Heal Volume 4. After dealing with a high stress personal event, Sam developed a few health issues that couldn’t be ignored. She felt let down by traditional health services and decided to explore alternative healing modalities. This was when Sam discovered Reiki and when her healing journey began.
Tabitha is an NLP (neuro linguistic programming ) coach and certified life coach. She is also a reiki practitioner and breathwork facilitator. Tabitha has facilitated both local and international retreats to bring a more personal experience to her coaching. She has helped individuals struggling to release past traumas from their timeline to heal on a deeper level through her energy healing skills bringing balance back into the mind, body, and soul. When you work with Tabitha you are invited into a sacred space where we will deepen your relationship with yourself and give you the life tools to heal your soul and help you to become the best-aligned version of yourself you desire to be. Once you leave behind your conditioning, you will see the lasting impacts on your mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual state.
Lisa is the founder and owner of the Foothills Wellness Retreat. She began her wellness journey in 2018 which led to realizing a need for healing through self-awareness. On this path, she has experienced firsthand what Yoga, Meditation and Wellness Retreats have to offer towards self-awareness and healing. Yoga Nidra was foundational for allowing stillness to be present, which was the medicine for awareness, curiosity, healing and change, to ultimately live a happier and healthier life. Through passion and personal growth, Lisa obtained her certifications as a Yoga and Yoga Nidra Teacher, along with a Reiki Practioner. Currently she teaches Rest and Restore Yoga/Nidra classes as a way to give back to others what truly helped create her own healing journey.
Todd Moroz, MBEd, is passionate about guiding people on their path to health and wellness through meditation and helping them release physical and mental stress while embracing a holistically spiritual path. After spending several years practicing meditation as a means to balance his own life and manage personal traumas which plagued him throughout his life he sought to learn more as a means to share this gift with others. This led him to recently completing his Meditation Instruction and Holistic Counselling Tools course, along with a Reiki Practitioner. He is currently embracing this gift and sharing with many others by initiating meditation clubs at work and being a leader in emotional intelligence. In addition, he is also a huge advocate of shedding the stigma on men’s mental and emotional health and is leading a Men’s Meditation and Wellness Club.
Cara is a spiritual teacher, Psychic, Medium, Intuitive, Reiki Master/Teacher, Shaman and ultimately YOUR SOUL FRIEND. She is a former professional Engineer who awakened to her spirituality after the death of her dear sister in 2009. She immersed herself in everything to do with the meaning of life, healing and spirituality. The deeper she went the more of herself she found. Committed to understanding life from a wholistic point of view she explored body, mind and spirit, nutrition, outdoor fitness, reiki, shamanism, spirituality, essential oils, and more. She channeled the drive previously used for success in the engineering world to uncover wholistic ways to truly live. By 2012 she could no longer ignore the intuition and healing capability that was emerging. She boldly left her engineering career behind to "BE the change’ she wanted to see in the world, and to live HER BEST LIFE. Founding Anam Cara – Your Soul Friend in 2012, and Heart Wild Adventures in 2018, she has coached, trained and healed people of all ages. Cara truly is a friend to your soul and she will call you into your best being.