About Taressa

“Little did I know when our path crossed that Taressa would have such an impact on my life. She managed to open my heart to love and more importantly to be loved. Hence, I’m now in love! The universe put her on my path and I let her in. Taressa is love.”

Marc R., Yachtsman, Sydney Harbour, Australia


While living in Nice, Taressa experienced a series of serious accidents which lead her to receive ancient healing practices. Finally, in Corsica she was initiated by an elder and consequently began a worldwide search for the unknown. 

Taressa has studied throughout North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Oceania, North Africa, Asia and S. E. Asia. During her travels she noticed a quality of compassion emerged amidst human conflict. However it was when Taressa and her children were living in Byron Bay that the magic began.

They chose to tour Bali for the Hindu “Day of Silence” and celebrate a Canadian birthday. While offering continuous prayer, an undefined presence melted Taressa’s heart. The presence remains and the journey continues. 

Taressa’s Spiritual Teachers: 

 His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Core Teachings of Tibetan  Buddhism, Australia and North America

 Abbot Ajahn Brahm, Theravada Buddhism, Bodhinyana  Monastery, Serpentine, Western Australia

 Paramahansa Yogananda, Self-Realization Fellowship,  Encinitas, California

 Baba Hari Dass, Moksha Yoga, Mt Madonna, Watsonville,  CA 

 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Transcendental Meditation & Asana

 Taressa’s Holistic Studies Include:

 Traditional Thai Massage, Wat Pho School, Bangkok,      Thailand

 Hawaiian LomiLomi and Kahi Loa, Shamanic, Maui, HI

 LaStone Therapy, Mary Hannigan, Whistler, BC

 Ayurveda & Panchakarma Practices, Dr V Lad, Albuquerque  Dr J Douillard, Boulder CO & Dr T  Sukumaran, Vancouver 

Syntonic Light Therapy, Dr Jacob Liberman, Aspen, CO

 SHEN Practitioner, Richard Pavek, Sausalito, CA

 BodyTalk Practitioner, Dr  J Velheim, Portland, OR

 Touchpoint Institute of Reflexology & Kinesiology,      Vancouver, BC

Trained Mindful Self Compassion:

Taressa Trained with founders, Drs. Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff, Esalen Institute Big Sur, CA, and at The Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, CA.

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Taressa’s Resume

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