Veronika is a graduate of the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Scottsdale, AZ, where she studied Massage Therapy, Cranial Sacral & Polarity Therapy, Shiatsu, Energetic Acupressure and various other forms of energetic healing and modalities; she has been practicing in her field since 2001.
In addition to her formal training, Veronika received her Master level of Tera Mai Reiki through Serge King, a Navaho medicine man who introduced her to Native American shamanism while living in Scottsdale in 2001.. She has also completed course work in World Religion at UNM-Albuquerque and Mahayana Buddhism at the UH-Hilo and Mindful Self Compassion.
Veronika continued her studies in mind/body medicine and healing in Albuquerque, NM through private instruction from master healers, LeeAnn and Stephen LaJoie. She also began studying with L'aura Kalaiki Bodmer in the Hawaiian tradition of Ho'oponopono. While living and studying in Albuquerque, she began to participate in traditional Lakota ceremony with Pablo and Andrea Lopez. She is grateful to carry pipe through the Lakota tradition.
Veronika completed a a 2yr. Business Administration degree and has been a non-denominational Ordained Minister since 2001 and has performed hundreds of wedding ceremonies since 2006.
Veronika is also the founder & co-creator of the Sioux Falls Holistic Health and Spirituality Fair, which is the area's premier event focused on promoting holistic, integrative and spiritual therapies and practitioners. This yearly event also provides educational, inspirational and motivational tools for our area.
Veronika enjoys a busy private practice that also includes officiating wedding ceremonies, baby blessings, and bereavement ceremonies. She teaches a variety of personal and spiritual development classes that include Crystal Singing Bowl meditation, Reiki classes and attunements, Mantra classes, Dragon & Tiger Medical Qi Gung & Spiritual Housekeeping among other events.
Veronika also travels and speaks regularily about the medical & spiritual application of Sound Therapy & Reiki and is the current Reiki Teacher/Trainer for Sanford Hospital-SF.
Veronika enjoys living in Brandon with her husband and family.