Episode 44: My Recovery, My Horse Roo, and My Ranch with Melissa Vashé

Episode 44 April 26, 2023 00:55:01
Episode 44:  My Recovery, My Horse Roo, and My Ranch with Melissa Vashé
Recovery Plus Podcast: F*ck Yesterday, Focus on Today
Episode 44: My Recovery, My Horse Roo, and My Ranch with Melissa Vashé

Apr 26 2023 | 00:55:01

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Show Notes

Melissa Vashé lives on a ranch Tierra del Alma (Land of the Soul) with several acres along with her herd: three horses, one mule, and three dogs, with numerous cats she fosters.  On this ranch located in a sleepy town, Hondo, New Mexico, life is far cry from what life was like during her addiction, heartbreak, and trauma that haunted her for years. Melissa now over 25 years in total recovery, has established a life she has always dreamed of.

Melissa is a Certified Equus Coach through the Center for Equus Coaching and has an M.Ed. in art education with an emphasis in arts integration.  Melissa believes, “we can all explore possibility, ask why not instead of why, and shift our lives to a deep sense of meaning, fulfillment and freedom”.

She has 17 years of arts education experience in the California Bay Area teaching students as well as teaching teachers how to integrate the arts for learning and understanding. From her background in education, Melissa is highly qualified in facilitating and teaching active listening and conflict resolution.

Having enjoyed diversity in her careers, Melissa has an extensive background in culinary, hospitality, events, and restaurant management. Before transitioning to New Mexico, she was a manager at a Michelin star restaurant on a boutique property in Sonoma County wine country.

Melissa and her BLM mustang Roo are members of the California Centaurs and Mounted Archery Association of the Americas. She has trained with international equestrian Hilary Merrill for over 9 years and has been influenced and educated by Mustang Matt and Hilary Hanson. Melissa lives with her herd on her ranch, Tierra del Alma in Hondo, NM.

Melissa is also the co-founder, and a visionary guiding the Transformational Equus Project. This innovative project offers powerful workshops that are unlike anything else out there. Combining Equus Coaching, which uses horses, with transformational life coaching leveraging evidence-based techniques with co-founder Dr. Mei-Li Hennen.  The Transformational Equus Project is a unique and transformative experience that you won't want to miss!

Melissa’s Upcoming Workshop in June 2023:

Are you ready for a life-changing adventure? Melissa and Dr. Mei-Li Hennen are thrilled to invite you to their in-person workshop "Harnessing Your Fear As A Catalyst for Transformation: Strategies for Growth and Self-Discovery" on June 17 and June 18, 2023, at a beautiful ranch in Cotati, CA. Multiple horses, three coaches, and one amazing day!

Get ready to experience an unforgettable journey where you'll gain confidence, clarity, and motivation, and learn how to use fear as a tool to get unstuck and transform your life. You'll have the opportunity to engage in breath work, Equus coaching in collaboration with horses, and transformative coaching with inspiring and knowledgeable hosts.

More about Melissa:

Website: https://melissavashe.com/

Email:  [email protected]

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/melissa.vashe/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook/melissa.vashe

 

Workshop Information – Harness Your Fear As A Catalyst for Transformation and Self-Discovery : 

https://melissavashe.com/transformational-equus-project-tep/

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