Ma’Keda Habtemariam (also known by the name “Makie”) discovered the healing arts as a child, often stepping into the role of a Healer at a young age. She created “Mother Nature Heals” as a platform for Women to connect, explore and co-create through conscious dialogue, women empowerment and self-exploration.
Her Undergraduate Degree in Communication and Postgraduate studies in Shamanic Spiritual Healing and Five Element Acupuncture has supported her deep-seated appreciation of living in harmony with the seasons of the Earth.
Ma’Keda is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition with a focus in Herbal Medicine at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is also completing an Herbal apprenticeship at Owlcraft Healing Ways.
Ma’Keda is deeply passionate about sharing sustainable ways of being and doing, in respect to Mother Earth. Above all, she believes in the genuine power of unconditional love and compassion to create a more peaceful way of living.
Jo Coffee hails from the great state of Ohio, but has been in DC long enough that it is now home. She spends a lot of time creating and cultivating spaces of inclusion. Most recently, she has helped launch The Opened Box, where she serves on the Board of Directors. She is also involved in The Ayaba Series Sister Circle.Jo has a strong passion for women and children and believes that society is most successful when we invest time in these two communities.
In her full time work, she is an event planner.
Natalie Orozco is a spiritual empowerment coach, earth wisdom ceremony guide, and human development researcher. She currently resides in Washington, D.C. She is sanctioned to teach medicine wheels and guide ceremonies by the Keeper of the Delicate Lodge Teachings, a tradition that has its roots in pre-Mayan times. She does this through group or one-on-one ceremonial experiences and coaching programs. She is committed to supporting others in their life journeys towards balance and wholeness and personal growth. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Sarah Koo is a mystic and spirit guide who is passionate about helping people increase their personal power, self-awareness, and choice. She helps people shine light on their shadows and integrate the unconscious into the conscious. She has a background in Buddhism, Tantra, Shamanism, Esoteric Studies, Sacred Sexuality, and also teaches from her own intuitive downloads.
My chosen mission is to encourage the re-enchantment of Nature as ensouled and sacred, by inspiring others to become conscious of their interconnectedness with this Divine and intelligent Universe.