Desiree is a co-founder of The Center for Shamanic Healing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Center is dedicated to bridging the ancient and ancestral wisdom of shamanic and spiritual healing with direct engagement with spirit in a contemporary life. Desiree has over 30 years of experience in holistic health and sustainable lifestyle training beginning with building a self sufficient, homestead and creating a green lifestyle on 10 acres in Northern Wisconsin in the early 70′s. Her holistic lifestyle has evolved into 20 years studying herbal remedies, live food nutrition, several bodywork and energywork modalities, and shamanic healing arts. Her shamanic training began in 1994 with teachers from the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and travel around the world with anthropologists. In her travels she has worked with indigenous healers in Peru, Ecuador, Bali, Hawaii, Mexico and Nepal.