Mikki Baloy has studied with shamans from around the world including Q’ero elders in Peru. Her holistic approach to healing is both intuitive and grounded, fusing indigenous traditions with yoga, Buddhism, and three decades of creative training as a performer, writer, and musician. She was the Director of a 9/11 foundation in New York City, helping to create and maintain programs to assist many thousands of people—while undertaking her own healing journey. She is the author of Hallowed Underground: Sacred Hope and Healing in Dark Times, which describes her recovery from PTSD, depression, divorce, and sexual assault, and she has been featured in two books about post-disaster resiliency. Mikki is also a yoga teacher and minister of animism, and speaks and writes from her own direct experience.