Joy Gardner

Curriculum Vitae

Image by Kalalani



Published Media

2011 Crystals & Aromatherapy DVDs - Balancing the Chakras
by Vibrational Healing Productions

2011 Toning the Chakras CD with Tibetan Bowls, Gong, Tambouri & Shruti Box
by Vibrational Healing Productions

2007 Vibrational Healing through the Chakras with Light, Color, Sound, Crystals and Aromatherapy
was translated into Portuguese: Cura Vibracional Atraves Dos Chakras com Luz, Cor, Som, Cristaies e Aromaterapia
by Pensamento

2006 Vibrational Healing through the Chakras with Light, Color, Sound, Crystals and Aromatherapy
by The Crossing Press

2006 Altered States of Planet Earth CD
by Vibrational Healing Productions
Shamanic Sounding by Joy Gardner; Didgeridoo by Alejo (James Lowe)

1998 Color and Crystals, A Journey Through the Chakras
was translated into Chinese--standard Chinese Characters Edition arranged through Big Apple Tuttle Mori Agency          

1998 Pocket Guide to Chakras
by The Crossing Press

1993 The Healing Voice (book and tape)
          by The Crossing Press

1991 Our Earth Journey—A Journal Notebook
by The Crossing Press

1989 The New Healing Yourself—Natural Remedies for Adults and Children
by The Crossing Press

1988 Color and Crystals, A Journey Through the Chakras
          by The Crossing Press

1987 Healing Yourself During Pregnancy
          by The Crossing Press

1986 A Difficult Decision—A Compassionate Book about Abortion
          by The Crossing Press

1984 Abortion—A Personal Approach
by Healing Yourself Press

1982  Healing the Family
          by Bantam Books

1972 Healing Yourself
          by The Country Doctor Clinic
          one of the first medicinal herbal in North America in modern times
          over 100,000 copies sold

1970 Cold Mountain Farm
self-published

Professional Experience

2016 Founder & Director
Phase 2 of the RMA
(Rejuvenation, Manifestation, Ascension) Mystery School

2015 Speaker at E Malama Ola, "Caring for Life," Annual Prevention Suicide Hawai'i Conference
Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa, HI

2013 Founder & Director
RMA
(Rejuvenation, Manifestation, Ascension) Mystery School

2012-17 - Therapist
The Exclusive Hawaii Addiction and Treatment Center in Honoka'a, HI

2011 - Featured in The Spiritual Significance of Music, Book 2, by Justin St. Vincent

2005 Participated in a study at North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea on the Island of Hawaii, conducted by Jeanne Achterberg, Ph.D., author of Imagery in Healing: Shamanism and Modern Medicine. Using a state-of-the-art functional MRI, Achterberg demonstrated that intentional sounds and energy sent by Ms. Gardner, at randomly designated times, to a recipient in the MRI, registered definitively at specific centers of the brain

2004 Featured in the Big Island Edition of Healing Vacations in Hawaii, a Travel Guide to Retreats, Alternative Healers & Spas by Susanne Sims.

1983  Founder and Director
          Vibrational Healing Program

1981-82 Founding Member of and Trainer of Volunteers for
          Nelson & District Hospice Society in Nelson, B.C.

1980-81 Hospice Volunteer
          Royal Victoria Hospital in Victoria, B.C.

1976-77 Founding Member and Herbalist, Masseuse and Acupuncturist
          Siuslaw Rural Health Center in Florence, Oregon

1975-76 Herbalist, Masseuse and Acupuncturist
          White Bird Clinic in Eugene, Oregon

1972-74 Women's Paramedic, Pregnancy Options Counselor,
          Herbalist, Masseuse and Acupuncturist
          Teacher of Herbal Classes
          Country Doctor Clinic in Seattle

Formal Education, Apprenticeships & Life Experience

1988  Trained in Cellular Intelligence
          Dr. Graham Ferrant of Australia

1981  Contacted Spirit Guide
         
Pink Tara,who teaches about gentle strength

1981 Helped start the Nelson & District Hospice Society
where I trained volunteers

1980 Trained as a Hospice Worker at
Royal Victoria Hospital
in Victoria, BC

1979 Trained in Emotional Release and Death and Loss Counseling
          Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in Escondido

1977-78 Trained in Gestalt communication and counseling
          and Initiated in Reiki I & II by
          Bethal Phaigh in British Columbia

1976 Taught at the American Herbalists Guild

1976 Worked at the Siuslaw Rural Health Center
as an Alternative Practitioner/Herbalist/Masseuse/Acupuncturist
and Women's Paramedic
near Florence, Oregon

1975 Worked at White Bird Community Clinic
in Eugene, Oregon as an Alternative Practitioner

1974  Received direct transmission from
          Rev. Helena Ram, British psychic
          Began to lead Spiritual Journeys
          Contacted Spirit Guide,  Dr. Lang
           who teaches about color and the chakras

1970-72 Taught at the California School of Herbal Studies
as an Herbalist
in Guerneville, Ca.

1970-75 Trained and taught with Canadian Indian Herbalist
         
Norma Myers in Vancouver, BC at Green Shores Herbal School

1972  University of Washington in Seattle
          night school classes in acupuncture with Dr. Liang

          Broadmoor School of Massage
         
became licensed as a masseuse
          Birth of second son, Reuben

1971-73 Worked at The Country Doctor Community Clinic
as an Alternative Practitioner/Herbalist/Masseuse/Acupuncturist
and trained as a Women's Paramedic
They published the First Edition of Healing Yourself in 1972

1972 Birth of second son, Reuben

1970 Lived at Black Bear Ranch in Northern California
learned empirically how to use natural remedies for 80 people
and assisted with many childbirths

1969 Attended Native American Church Meetings with
          Little Joe of Taos Pueblo

1968 Visited the Hopi Indians
         spent one month with
          “Grandfather” David & Nora Monongye of Hotevila

1967  Started one of the first Country Communes
          in North America in modern times
          Cold Mountain Farm in upstate New York
and wrote my first book, Cold Mountain Farm

1966  Hunter College in New York City
         classes in literature & philosophy
          Birth of first son, Kalon

1965  Lived near Columbia University in Manhattan
          where I educated myself in music and literature in their stacks and music library

1964  University of Chicago
          classes in writing

1962-63 Roosevelt University in Chicago
          English major

1961  UC Berkeley
          English major

Organizations

American Herbalist Guild
          Professional Member

ISSSEEM The International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine
Professional Member

Sound Healers Association
Professional Member

Awards

COVR The Coalition of Visionary Resources
Vibrational Healing through the Chakras was a second place finalist in the category of Health and Healing
at the 2007 INATS International New Age Trade Association West.

Magazine and News Articles by Joy Gardner

New Times, Seattle, June 2002

Hawai'i Island Journal, August 16-31, 2000

Kohala Mountain News, August 18, 1999

Directory of Sound Healers, 1995 and 1997 (as Joy Gardner-Gordon)

Pathfinder, September/October 1996 (as Joy Gardner-Gordon)

The Monthly Aspectarian, October 1996 (as Joy Gardner-Gordon)

The Herbalist, Newsletter of the American Herbalists Guild, Fall/November 1995, Issue 19 (as Joy Gardner-Gordon)

Natural Foods Merchandiser, January 1994

Natural Health Magazine, May/June 1994 (as Joy Gardner-Gordon)

Seeing Beyond, Fall 1991, Vol 2, Number 3

Mothering Magazine, Jan-Feb 1990

Delicious Magazine, March 1989

Well-being Journal, May 1988

The New Times in Seattle, October 1987

Well-Being Magazine, July 1978 (as Joyce Gardner-Prensky), April 1979 and May 1988

Natural Living Magazine, July-August and September-October 1984

Joy was interviewed in:

The Monthly Aspectarian, June 1997 ("A Conversation with Joy Gardner-Gordon")