Updated: Jul 13, 2021
The Health and Wellness working group puts out a new podcast every Thursday, revolving around holistic and natural health. To listen to this podcast from Reimagine TCWAC’s ‘Journey Through Health and Wellness’ series, click on the following link:
Vireo Karvonen of Alberta, CA discusses her work of self acceptance, destigmatizing pleasure, and sex therapy in relation to her interviewer, Dr. Elisa Haransky Beck's, work in holistic optometry and opening the third eye. She emphasizes being in one's own body, the benefits of spending time in nature, and includes a guided breathwork to encourage mindfulness practice. Through Vireo's journey, we learn about giving to ourselves without guilt.
Vireo is an expert in sacred femininity & sexuality. She has been empowering women to feel confident in their female bodies since 2008.Vireo Karvonen is a licensed Belief Re-patterning® Practitioner, Sacred Sexuality Coach, Positive Self Talk Coach, bestselling author and speaker. In March 2020, her chapter “Transforming That Shame” was published in compilation “From Shadows to Light: A Whole Human Approach to Mental Health”. Vireo’s deep-rooted desire to positively impact others goes back to 1996, when she completed her Master’s in Education at the University of Alberta. Drawing on her training and education in ways unique to herself, Vireo is an extremely skilled and intuitive facilitator. She specializes in shame busting around taboo subjects like sex, grief and suicide.