Swarn's calling in life is to help people to live happier, healthier lives so that they, in turn, help make the world a better place. She has pursued education and training in the healing arts for the last 15 years, including the study of yoga and meditation, herbology, acupressure, and counselling. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Certified Somatic Transformation Practitioner.
Swarn was born and raised in the natural beauty of British Columbia and has a deep love of Nature that forms the core of her beliefs and values. She had the privilege of living for ten years on the wild islands of Haida Gwaii.
In pursuing her education, Swarn spent a year in Victoria, BC, studying acupressure, five summers in New Mexico studying yoga, and three years in the Bay Area of California studying transpersonal psychology. She recently completed a two-year training in Somatic Transformation, which focuses specifically on healing complex trauma.
Swarn lives in a wonderful community on Vancouver Island where she is involved with watershed conservation and yoga for social change. She has wide and varied interests that inform her work, from traditions rooted in ancient wisdom to modern neuroscience.
To create lasting change, Swarn believes in working with the whole person– mind, body, and spirit. She believes that healthy people create a healthy planet, so when each of us heals, we help heal the world.