Meet the CHI Team
A small group of community members has formed to bring the work of CHI into the community as a non-profit entity. If you are interested in helping to create the non-profit organization, please click here.
Please feel free to contact any member of the CHI team with your questions or to share your ideas. We want to hear from you!
Leandra is the founder of the food and lifestyle blog and podcast, The Magick Kitchen, where she focuses on Kitchen Witchcraft, herbalism, and the many interests and issues related to the Pagan & Witchcraft community. Leandra writes various books focused on helping the beginner and seeker find their path. Her best seller is Magick in the Kitchen, A real-world spiritual guide for manifesting the Kitchen Witch within.
Leandra specializes in Celtic Reiki where Celtic plant and tree wisdom is used in tandem with the healing universal energy of reiki to promote healing. This unique system helps creates an equilibrium allowing restoration of your whole self. Reiki is an incredible discipline that could cleanse your body and further illuminate the spiritual understanding of yourself and the world around you.
Leandra is a small business owner. Her company, The Witchwood Teahouse, offers a variety of teas and sacred botanicals for spiritual work, wellness, everyday enjoyment, and more. Through her company Symmetry Holistic Collective, Leandra realizes her vision for true holistic wellness through a variety of time-tested practices and community involvement. Her work is the embodiment of magickal intention, wellness, and self-care.
Leandra holds diplomas and certificates in Herbalism, Neural Linguistic Programming, Emotional Freedom Technique, Reiki Master Teacher, Shadow Work Mastery, Shamanism, Meditation, Divine Feminine Studies, and Spiritual Leadership.
To learn more about Leandra and her work, visit: https://www.leandrawitchwood.com/meet-leandra/
Stacy is a Certified Crystal Healer, a Life Coach, native to South-Central PA. She is also a certified Death Doula. This dedication to companioning the dying reflects her soul’s calling to be a Psychopomp and her lifelong study of her German, Scottish, and Norse ancestors’ folk traditions.
Stacy is a certified Life Coach and has studied personal growth and healing with stones and crystals intensely for the past 6 years. Stacy owns Wild Moon & Co., where she crafts high-quality ceremonial stone-infused candles and offers astrology, tarot, and oracle readings since 2017.
Regenerative Alchemist; Board Member
Eleanor Justice is a systems thinker and futurist who brings more than two decades of cross-industry and cross-sector experience to her role as Regenerative Strategist on CHI's leadership team.
She has decades of experience as a designer and art director including work for Fortune 50 brands, and has served as a strategic advisor for small startups, community groups, individual artisans, and political activists.
In her role as Director of the York Time Bank she established the Penn Street Art Bridge, a public art space in downtown York, successfully transforming on ongoing vandalism issue into a vibrant and self-organizing community asset.
Her mixed-media work has been shown in galleries in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, and her photography has been published in Maryland Life Magazine. She has organized Gratitude Gatherings, Coloring Coteries, and ran the York branch of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School in addition to a plethora of invitation-only creative events.
A long-time regenerative agriculture enthusiast, she led the “Hooga What Now?” hugelkultur workshop for Horn Farm Center in 2014. She’s hosted and help organize several heirloom seed and plant swaps in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
For more than a decade Eleanor has made a study of community resilience. Areas of research range from social infrastructure, gift economies, third places, and creative placemaking, to developing more regenerative models for projects spanning agriculture, conscious business, wellness, and intentional communities. She is the founder of The Southworth Project, whose mission is to nurture the regenerative renaissance.
Eleanor has been a Reiki master/teacher since 2005. She offered Shamanic Reiki at Mystical Voyage in Baltimore, and with private clients from Virginia to Pennsylvania. (She is not taking new clients at this time.)
Embodied Post Traumatic Growth Coach; Board Member
Mary will get all up in your childhood trauma and all up in your body's story about that trauma. She does her best work with people who have complex childhood trauma that has gone untapped, even with years of "traditional" therapy. She works primarily on the internets with individuals and groups using energetic, embodied, and experiential therapeutic techniques.
Mary loves to collect trainings that help her go deep into the collaborative healing process with her people. She has certifications as a Clinical EFT Practitioner, Mindfulness Mentor, Trained Auxiliary and Assistant Leader for the Therapeutic Spiral Model of psychodrama and over 800 training hours toward becoming an ABE Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy. She has studied with Bessel Vanderkolk, Dan Siegel, Dawson Church, and Janina Fischer, as well as trauma specialists specific to every modality she learns. In her collaborator work she uses a variety of techniques including mindfulness training, sandtray, qigong, tapping, psychodramatic doubling, role reversals and role training, and a variety of other embodied techniques.
Mary shares a passion for CHI's mission to make the absolute best in holistic care available to everyone!