About The Author

Deanna “Eira” Hanson found her calling in Yosemite Valley when she heard the call of wild and beyond, has an affinity to the cycles of the earth and developing a better relationship with the plants in her neighborhood.

Eira has many friends in all different religions and spiritual paths. Her personal experience is with Christianity and Earth-based religions, she believes in the power of understanding, kindness, personal balance, knowledge, and has a longtime personal saying, “everyone is a teacher if all learn to listen”.

She specializes in massage, herbalism, and holistic healing. She is currently working towards a professional membership in the American Herbalist Guild.

In her daily life, she owns and operates a small clinic called Spiral Healing in the Pacific Northwest, which focuses on holistic massage techniques, aromatherapy, and herbalism.

Author Archives: Eira

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How to Magickally Connect with Basil

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