Background training and Experience

Movement as a way of healing and integrating emotional blocks. Experiential training in Biodanza (4 years) – 1984 – Brazil
Group Facilitator in Bio-dance for 4 years, 1993-1996 Canada
Studies in Bioenergetics 2000/2001. Brazil 1984, and Canada()
Color therapy and chakra energy alignment (4 years practitioner) – Brazil 1980-84
Iridology and naturopathy and Bach Flowers Medicine (1 year Course) 2 year practitioner- Brazil 1989-1991
Nutrition 2 years at the Brasilia University – Brazil (1989-91)
Expressive Arts Therapy – Cresça -School of Integrated Arts – Brazil 1989-1990 Course and Practicum.
Expressive Arts Therapist at Muki Baum Association Toronto,1999-2001
Basics of Chinese Medicine, Tai chi and Chi Gong (6 months course) – Toronto 1994
Transpersonal Therapy – (Gestalt, Holotropic Breathwork, Shamanism, and other modalities) at The Transpersonal Therapy Center – Toronto, 1994-95
Shamanic Psychotherapy – Individual Apprenticeship, with Don Evans and Robin Noya, Toronto, 1995-96
Sweat lodge Master – Training and Initiation with Robin Noya – 1997
Sandplay Therapy – Training at CAST Toronto, 2000-2004 Certification pending
Holodynamics – Certified Facilitator. Aurora, ON 2000-2001 Instructed by Chris Vlasaty and Vernon Wolf.
Sound Therapy Course. (2 levels) With Gary Diggings, Toronto, 2000-2001
Reconnective Healing and Personal Reconnection – Certified Practitioner – 2002, L.A. CA instructed by the founder Dr. Eric Pearl.
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy – certified Hypnotherapist by The Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Institute of Toronto, 2003.
Past Life Regression Therapy – certification at the Hypno-Healing Institute – 2003
Spirit Releasement Therapy – Basic Intensive Course certification at the Institute for Human Relations – Dr. William and Rev Judith Baldwin – Orlando FL. – Sep. 2003
Spirit Releasement Therapy – 7 days intensive Intermediate course – Rev. Judith Baldwin – Orlando, FL – Sep. 2005
Spirit Releasement Therapy – 7 days intensive Advanced course – Rev. Judith Baldwin – Orlando, FL – Oct. 2006
Soul Retrieval – Four Winds Society – teaching of Alberto Villoldo – BC Canada , April 2006
Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher – Dec 2006

Apprenticeship with Peruvian Shaman Don Cezar Augustine Rivas – Viejo – 2007 – 2009

Joanna Macy’s intensive 2009 and 2011

Apprenticeship in Africa with Mandaza 2011

Other workshops with Mandaza – 2010, 2011, 2012

Chi Nei Tsang Foundation I with Kadro Aug 2012

Amazon Flower Essence weekend workshop July 2012 in NY with Maria Alice Campos Freire

Amazon Flower Essences Basic 2 and advanced cycles of life with Maria Alice Campos Freire – May 2013 in Ceu do Mapia, Amazon forest in Brazil

Grief Ritual with Sobunfu Some – June 2011

Rituals, studies and initiations with Malidoma Patrice Some:

  • Aug 2011 Fire Ritual,
  • Nov 2013 Beyi the taste of the name
  • Elements, 7 day intensive at the East Coast Village July 2014
  • Gate ways   2014
  • Eldership initiate 2015, Bokara (elder in training)
  • Ancestralization at ECV lead by Robert Walker
  • Predator and protection at ECV Sep 2015
  • Grief Ritual assistant July 2016, Ontario
  • Grief Ritual assistant Sep 2016, Orlando FL
  • Beyi Ritual assistant Oct 2016, NC
  • Certified Cowry Shell divination practitioner with Elder Malidoma Some  2018
  • Elder initiation  completion  Nov 2018 with Elder Malidoma Some

ISP  – Integrated Somatic Psychology practitioner Completed training with Raja Selvam  – April 2019

SE – Somatic Experience Beginners 1 Sao Paulo, Brazil with Cornelia Rossi – Feb 2019

 

Yoga and meditation practitioner for more then 50 years


Heloisa is member of:

The steering committee of SHCN – The Spirituality in Health Care Network

CAPT – Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapies

CRPO – College of Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario


Heloisa has offered seminars in places such as:

Centennial College- “Shamanism: a practical tool for daily living”, 1998
Community Building International Conference – “Body Consciousness through movement”, Guelph, 2001
Therapeutic Touch Event – Exploring Shamanism , May 2002
SHCN – Healing Souls – Spirit Attachment and Spirit Releasement Therapy – June 2004
Wonder Works – 2003, 2004 and 2005 : lecture and workshops
Eternal Moment book store: Spirit Attachment and Spirit Releasement Therapy – May 2005

At SHCN – Experiential workshop – Using nature beings as your own oracle and guide June 2017

In Sao Paulo Brasil – Lectures about ancestralization and after life processes – Nov 2018; Feb and March 2019

Where is Heloisa now?


In Canada from April 2019 to OCT 23 2019 From Oct 25 2019 to April 22 2020 Heloisa is in Brazil working at the sacred Mountains sanctuary. At these times you can reach her through email and skype sessions. Back in Canada on April 25 2020 to end of Oct 2020