Our Team

Spiritual Teachers

Summer Dawn

I wear many hats inside Open Hearts Yoga Sanctuary and Crystal Boutique.  Faith Healer, Interfaith Priestess, Yoga and Meditation Facilitator, Sound Journey Guide, Sister, Mother, Daughter, Friend. Community connection is my heart’s focus. Bringing people together through the courage to be vulnerable, willingness to see and be seen, hear and be heard, love and be...

Dharma Gaynes

Dharma has been a student and practitioner of the mystical arts, transformational healing, and shamanism since awakening in 1990 when everything changed as chapter one of her life came to a close due to life taking health issues, and chapter two opened in a whole new light and with a whole new insatiable curiosity for...

Mariah Griffith

I have been practicing Reiki since 2005. I received my Reiki Master Teacher attunements in 2015 just before I moved from California to Granbury. I am a purist. I believe in teaching Reiki in the most accurate way possible. Reiki is passed from teacher to student by "attunements" that start the healing energy flowing through...

Yoga Teachers

Dana

My yoga journey began after my first class 25 years ago. I fell in love with yoga from the very start as I found I was benefiting from the stretching relaxation and mindfulness. Prior to yoga, I was an aerobic instructor for over 20 years but wanted to share my love for the yoga practice....

Gilana

Gilana has been a lifelong ballet, jazz and modern dancer, starting at the age of 3. She was awarded a scholarship to study at the School of Ballet and was an apprentice with the Sacramento Ballet. After moving to Southern Oregon she studied, performed and taught at local studios in Ashland and was a dancer...

Paula Lane

My yoga journey began ten years ago at the YMCA. When classes were disrupted at the Y, I found Open Hearts Sanctuary in May, 2020. There were many spiritual offerings and classes there as well as different types of yoga. In August, 2021, I drew the WISDOM card in QiGong class. It told me it...

Lisa Blake Womack

My love for science and physical movement has been lifelong for me. I spent 30 years in a professional career as a dental hygienist and a lifetime of enjoying dance and exercise as a way to keep me healthy. After retiring from dentistry I was ready for a new chapter and that is when I...

Guest Teachers

Patricia Walls

Patricia is a natural intuitive. Through her natural gift of communication, she works with all life to assist in healing, balance and expansion. Her training began some 40 years ago in shamanism and evolved through learning and practicing many healing modalities. In her time, she has served as an international speaker, teacher, women’s retreat leader,...

Sharon Varner

Sharon Varner is Reiki Master, Intuitive, Vibrational Sound Healer and House of Light Priestess, who has studied the healing arts with different communities from around the world.  Sharon grounds her teachings and healing sessions in the idea that vibrational sound can help create sacred spaces in the body, the home and in landscapes. Through her...

Elektra Moon

More about Electra Moon coming soon...