Natalie, our director, is passionate about teaching self empowering tools and techniques to assist people with their health and wellbeing.

She trained as a Registered Nurse at Thames Hospital; and is qualified with a masters in Holistic Human Development which covers many psych-therapies, and advanced counselling techniques. She has over 15 years of experience with qigong, vibrational light language techniques, and fundamental tools from her experience working as a Registered Nurse. She also has 22 years executive experience as a recruitment company owner in Auckland and Canberra Australia.

She has explored mind-body education, meta-physics, light therapies and vibrational therapies to enable her to deeply experience herself, learning how we can transform trauma and alchemise energy within the physical body.

Self-healing Qigong deepens the mind-body connection, optimises health, connecting with Universal energies. Her dedication to the practice gives her the ability to now entrain you into this high vibrational healing energy.

Natalie has had phenomenal experiences she must now share. She has many references and success stories to strengthen her wisdom and understanding of how the body self heals. The first being a cancerous black mole lightening up in colour when she first commenced self healing Qigong. Her resilience and immunity improved greatly.

Natalie is driven to pass on her knowledge to those who have a desire to evolve and live the best version of themselves.

Lead Facilitator

Dianne McLean

Dianne is a Creative Therapist and graduate from the College of Holistic Arts.  She is also a qualified Diversional Therapist with over ten years experience.

Dianne is passionate about the power of creative therapies, having experienced the healing benefits of being involved in creative therapies during her years in Rest Home work.  Her main motivation for teaching and offering creative therapies is to facilitate and support the healing process for her clients.  Her main areas of interest are movement, music, art and sound and vibrational therapy.

Rachael Smith

Her story:

Kia ora Koutou Katoa,

Ko Rachael Smith toku ingoa. Kei te noho au ki Rotorua.

I’m a mum, a nan, an intuitive creator in mahi uku – pottery, a Facilitator and Guide using holistic creative art therapies to work with people. These are my heart passions.

Professionally, my career has spanned three decades. A variety of qualifications, skills, modalities and experiences have been collected from working in Youth Development, as an Artist, Social Services, Education Sector and Humanitarian Development. All these learnings, together with my heart passions allow me to share and hold space in my mahi.

I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with the College of Holistic Arts and deliver HICAT Modality Training based in Rotorua for 2024 classes.

Nau mai, haere mai and come learn with me.