STARSEED CAMP DIRECTORS
Christy and Nicole have both hosted numerous youth events and have extensive experience facilitating classes, workshops and activities for kids of all ages. Our intention is to offer a fun and safe container to build self-confidence and environmental stewardship by providing tools and hands-on experiences to embrace heartfelt connection to nature, animals and each other.
Nicole Duran (left with her 2 children) has creatively worked with kids and teens through many challenges to bring more health, wellness and balance into their lives.
She offers holistic healing through teaching the hands-on healing practice of Reiki, as well as teaching meditation and yoga to adults and children of all ages.
Nicole loves to empower the spirit of the youth of today to bring many blessings to their path. She has 12 years of experience working in the behavioral health field as an advocate for at-risk youth and teens in the foster care system.
Nicole has completed Master Teacher training in Reiki and Yoga, and holds a Bachelor degree in Ministerial Duties and Metaphysical Sciences from Southwest Institute of Healing Arts aka SWIHA.
Here is Nicole (below) with some of her Reiki Kids Community, teaching hands-on energy healing at her Phoenix-based studio, RTV House. Learn more about Nicole at her website: RaiseTheVibration.com
Christy Grace has a holistic approach to life and enjoys working with children and adults. She strives to encourage youth to live up to their highest potential by identifying their unique passions, talents and interests, as well as teaching them how to consciously create their ideal reality with their thoughts, words, and actions. She has managed summer camps for kids, and was the Youth Program Director for Unity of Phoenix for several years.
Christy has taught kids yoga, mediation and sustainable living in Phoenix public schools, and is certified in Radiant Child Yoga, as well as Bhakti and Kundalini yoga. She has extensive experience in producing special events such as retreats, conferences, festivals and gatherings. She has 3 children of her own, and loves to play with kids and animals wherever she goes. Christy does freelance graphic design and website development from her home-based business: Leading-Edge-Productions.com
Connect With Us
We are happy to talk with parents via email, phone, FaceTime or in person so you feel more comfortable in trusting your children in our care. Feel free to contact us anytime to discuss any questions or concerns you may have. You can reach Nicole at (602) 751-7872 or Christy at (602) 509-3356. We are happy to meet with you in person, and also meet your kiddos.
We’ll have over a dozen adults in our support staff such as volunteer moms & dads, junior counselors, artists and various workshop facilitators. Below is a photo of most our staff and campers from the Fall Break Starseed Kids Camp in October 2018.