When first hired as an assistant professor my Chair asked me “What do you want to do in this life?” My response- “Open a wellness center and educate people.” Here I am almost twelve years later fulfilling that dream. Little did I know the healing journey I would have to take to reach this place in my life.
I have always had a passion for health and been blessed to make educating in the health field my profession. I have the privilege of being educated in Western medicine and teaching amazing subjects such as human sexuality, women’s health, research and statistics, and other exciting classes. Over the course of my years at the university I studied to become a Reiki Master and become more educated on Eastern philosophies.
Over five years ago, I found myself struggling with a disease where one medicine had the cost of $10,000.00 a month, grieving the loss of several loved ones, appearing to be at the pinnacle of my career, and depressed. By chance, I took a pottery class and the instructor mentioned I might want to have a Zero Balancing (ZB) session. At this point in my health journey I would have done anything to gain better health and have a more balanced life.
After my first ZB session I KNEW I had found yet another passion and part of my life’s work and I began studying to certify as a Zero Balancing practitioner. The years I have spent studying this modality transformed my life. The transformative touch community taught me to hold others AND MYSELF in the highest regard, to listen, to discover my self-worth, to love me, and to stand in my own power. By balancing my physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions my body could begin the journey of healing and obtaining wholeness and wellness. While the inner work was difficult, and solely my responsibility, being with practitioners and teachers who worked without judgement was an invaluable gift.
Over this last year I have learned the art of surrender and acceptance. Change what you can and accept what you cannot. Value that you are unique. Speak your truth. Live your passions. Take the road less traveled and find something everyday for which you are grateful.
I would be honored to support you on your path to wellness.
Dr. Misty Rhoads