Thomas Balsamo

Meditation Group Leader

Thomas Balsamo is a student of life, portrait artist, filmmaker and meditation leader. He started meditating while in college, and since then meditation has been a part of his life.  For almost 5 years now, Thomas has been leading guided meditations at various locations around the NW suburbs.  He is an avid yogi, Reiki Master […]

Christine Sonnen

Crystal Layout, Past Life Regression, ThetaHealing instructor

Kathleen Rankhorn

Instructor, Seated Energy Yoga & Meditation

In 2014, after over a decade of teaching at Relax4life and being one of our students’ favorite teachers, Kathleen Rankhorn has retired from being a school counselor and moved to the warmer climate of Wilmington, North Carolina. She teachesYoga and her various workshops in that area and returns to the Chicago area yearly to teach […]


Intuitive Artist, Crystal Bowl Sound Meditation

Diamond (David Haracz) graduated from NIU with distinction (Magna Cum Laude) as a double major in Philosophy and Sociology.  He has studied and practiced numerous spiritual paths for over 20 years, including regular daily meditation.  He is a Reiki Master/Teacher, a facilitator of several study groups on A Course In Miracles and leads frequent quartz […]

Carol Schultz

Instructor, Communicating With Animals

Carol Schultz Groch, MBA, LMT, has been a professional Animal Communicator since 2000. Her chosen path to assist animals and their people was greatly inspired by her feline friend, Panda, a graceful, wise, and playful companion. Although Panda has since passed into spirit, Carol’s healing journey with animals continues to evolve. Carol’s path in animal […]

Gary Boelhower

Instructor, Mountain 10 Journey To Positive Change

Gary Boelhower, PhD has been an educator at the high school, college, graduate, and executive training levels for over 40 years. His focus has been on ethics, values, leadership and wise decision making. He uses diverse wisdom technologies to facilitate deep reflection and to access the inner teacher. He has served as an administrator in […]

Tim Cope

Intro To Shamanism, Shamanic, Shaman

Tim Cope stepped onto the shamanic path in 1983 when, in a local Minneapolis bookstore, the topmost copy of Michael Harner’s The Way of the Shaman leapt off its stack by the cash register and landed in his hands. It was shouting: “READ ME!” No wizened natives beckoning from behind cacti; no paradigm-shattering mystical visions […]

Dr. Tim Hayes

Instructor, EFT

Tim Hayes, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Crystal Lake, Illinois.  With over thirty years of successful experience, doing therapy with individuals and families Dr. Hayes integrates mind/body energy techniques into a client-friendly model. This model emphasizes that people possess within themselves the resources necessary to deal effectively with a wide […]

Yvonne Czarniak

Instructor, Intro To Chakras

Yvonne Czarniak, EEM-AP, is a certified instructor of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, an Advanced Eden Energy Medicine practitioner and an Access Consciousness Bars practitioner. Yvonne discovered Tai Chi in 1997 while looking for ways to slow down, clear her mind and enhance her physical fitness. After only one session, Yvonne was hooked on Tai […]

John Robertson

John Robertson is a Tai Chi Chuan instructor, holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do Karate and is a Level IV Certified Advanced Instructor in Qigong (Ki Gong). He has received training in both the US and China. John also has an interest in acupuncture, acupressure, reflexology, Reiki, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) […]