Feeling uneasy following the ‘traditional’ life path, Vanessa knew it was time for a change. After completing a degree in Psychology and Marketing, she then spent seven years diligently climbing the corporate ladder. On paper she was extremely successful, but internally this felt like a particularly challenging period where she experienced anxiety and waves of depression. Her incessant curiosity and thirst to heal led her to quit her corporate job in 2014 and in blind faith embark on a journey of self-discovery.
Trading security for self-awareness, Vanessa sold all her belongings and went to Ubud, Bali. It was there that she developed an appreciation for Yoga, Meditation and Ecstatic Dance. For the first time in her life, she felt a strong connection, love and respect for her body. She felt healthier and developed a better relationship with her thoughts and emotions. What was meant to be a short trip ended up being a 12-month journey and doorway into self. That year was a turning point, yet the real work began when she returned home to Melbourne.
Since then, Vanessa has studied and delved deeply into various holistic modalities including Meditation and Mindfulness, Life Coaching, Reiki, Sound Healing and embodiment practices. Using her studies and life experiences, she now guides others, helping them reconnect to their heart and their own innate wisdom so that they may live more present and fulfilling lives.
Intuitive, empathetic and compassionate, Vanessa is committed to supporting people to achieve positive, lasting change in their lives. Vanessa’s mission is to create a world where we feel free to be ourselves, where we can drop the masks and let go of shame and guilt; a world where we can connect to ourselves and to each other with open hearts and know that we are enough, that we are worthy. Vanessa believes that we all innately know what we need to do; we all have the answers within us. Her job is to support you on your journey and act as a mirror to what you already know to be true.
Vanessa offers Meditation and Mindfulness, Reiki and Coaching programs to individual clients, groups and corporate organisations. She is a certified Meditation Teacher through Melbourne Meditation Centre, a certified Life Coach through Real Education’s Professional Coaching Program, and is trained and certified in Reiki and Tibetan Sound Healing.