ABOUT ELIZABETH: Elizabeth Combs is a student, healer, mentor and guide in the fields of energy medicine, herbalism and plant medicine, yoga and the expansion of higher consciousness on the planet. She is clairvoyant, clairaudient and clairsentient and shares her gifts with compassion and deep regard for her clients’ own innate divinity and wholeness.
Raised by a loving family in Winston-Salem NC, Elizabeth remembers singing hymns in church as her first experience of body/breath prayer. An early mystical experience of inner communication among the sun, the grass and herself awakened in her a deep love for and curiosity about the beauty and mystery of all life on planet earth. Yes, it started with the grass growing in the Dixie cup!
A lifelong learner, Elizabeth has been a student of yoga and consciousness for 30+ years and has been teaching and coaching others for nearly 2 decades. In the field of energy medicine, she is a Reiki Master and a Healing Touch Certified Practitioner and Mentor. (Healing Touch Program provides a benchmark of excellence and integrity in the field of energy medicine. www.healingtouchprogram.com) She studies and practices vibrational sound healing, chanting, aromatherapy, crystal healing, animal communication and more recently herbalism. A few of her many wonderful energy medicine teachers include Marie Manuchehri, Janna Moll, Anna Marie Newman and Jeannette Neinaber.
Elizabeth is a graduate of the Holistic Herbalism Program at the Blue Ridge School Of Herbal Medicine (BRSHM) in Asheville NC. She is weaving this additional grounded Earth wisdom into her offerings and is enjoying the challenge of learning and applying phytochemistry, principles of Western Herbalism and Traditional Chinese Medicine, materia medica and medicine making studied in the lush and abundant Southern Appalachian mountains. Some of her teachers include of course the Plants themselves! and also CoreyPine Shane, Matthew Wood, Sean Donohue, jim mcdonald, Leslie Lekos and many many others including the whole faculty of BRSHM.
Elizabeth’s yoga studies are primarily in the lineage of the Ashtanga Yoga tradition as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, India. She is eternally grateful for her many teachers in the tradition, including but not limited to Kathy McNames, Beryl Bender Birch, David Swenson, Manju Jois, Nancy Gilgoff and Tim Miller. She has spent thousands of hours in practice and study with these senior practitioners.
Elizabeth has taught hundreds of students from all walks of life, all physical abilities and all ages. She co-owned and taught daily group, team and individual classes with her sister-from-another-mother Pamela Jons at The Yoga Room in Bellingham, WA from 2000-2010. She substitute teaches when traveling these days, and teaches private sessions and “mysore-style” Ashtanga yoga classes, a form of individualized study in a group setting that is the hallmark of the Ashtanga yoga tradition. She also mentors yoga teachers.
Elizabeth studies and facilitates groups in the practice of intuitive chanting,sitting meditation, centering prayer, walking the labyrinth, conscious breathing and other meditative practices. She has been blessed to study personally with many amazing teachers including Fr Thomas Keating, Rev Cynthia Bourgeault, Rev Lauren Artress, Matthew Fox and Nischala Joy Devi. She studies regularly with Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault in Wisdom Schools devoted to the deepening of the human contemplative path in evolution.
Prior to this work, she spent 20 years working in organizations devoted to the greater good (generally known as non-profit 501(c)3 organizations) in a variety of management, development and operations positions. After consulting for many years in these areas, she merged her energy medicine and organizational development work into a unique offering of group energetic assessment and group energy healing.
Elizabeth provides in-person and distance treatments, consultations and classes for people from her homes in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Bellingham Washington, and via distance for people anywhere on planet earth.