Co-Founder at iHeal Eastern Medicine Clinic
Hey BoDreay, welcome to the transformational interviews series. Today we are broadcasting from the 2 coasts of Mexico, I’m on the Pacific coast and you are on the Atlantic side.
Yes, I’m currently living in Mexico. My partner and I were not happy with the situation in Canada, because of all the restrictions. So, we decided to come to Mexico and start an eastern medicine clinic.
I’m currently treating a lot of people that came down to train at the school. A lot of locals are coming to get treated as well, there is nothing similar to what I do around here. Real reflexologists are almost impossible to find. I do a lot of mixed modalities, reflexology, acupressure, shiatsu, Thai, Raynor Massage.
Most of my workflow focuses on the lymphatic system. You can think of it like indoor plumbing, there are different energy meridians that run through your body. They get blockages caused by physical, metal, emotional and spiritual trauma.. Dr Ross Anderson does Ozone, Hydrogen, Live Blood, Chiropractic and Osteo.
The goal is to bring many great healers here and make it a central place for all the people that western medicine has failed. I believe Eastern Medicine and Alternative Medicine is the way to release Trauma.
And there are other amazing healers here, like Dr. Ross, who is a world-renowned osteopath and does ozone therapies.
I’m curious, how did you start?
I trained at a small massage school in Thailand. There were two or three ladies and it was really interesting because they didn’t speak much English. So, it was a lot of learning by looking and watching. And I met other master practitioners along the way that showed me different modalities.
It was a lot of work, studying, learning, and retaining.
And then, I had my energy awakening two years ago. Energy work is a big part of what I do now. It was scary and uncomfortable when it happened because you don’t know how to manipulate things properly. You’re taking a lot of other people’s stuff, and then you have to clear it.
I only Transmute Yiin energy into thermal. I bring the energies into myself and clear it through transmutation, that makes it more beneficial for the clients. I can get a lot further in the work that I do. And this means I can obtain results much faster, can be done in just one or two sessions.
My energy awakening started slowly, in the beginning, I was able to perceive energy and feel auras. And then, about a year, year and a half ago it just smacked me and my third eye flew right open. I can see energy now, and it happened during a session when I was working with someone. It was scary.
After that, I met my friend Ayssia Guenette who is an amazing healer and a full shaman. Having her work on me helped me to understand and open my eyes to different modalities, Reflexology and Raynor proved to be the most powerful.
To progress, you have to find other healers and other practitioners. We all take everything from everybody, and you’re able to learn how things work on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level.
The hardest part of my job right now is managing my time. When I am working, I am not doing an ordinary massage and it can take a long time. Because it depends on other people and where they are in their being, and how long the release will take. I don’t like to leave a job half done. So, sometimes my sessions are up to like three, three and a half, sometimes four hours. So I’m not able to fit as many people in and I have to learn to say no sometimes.
Is this project a way of giving something back to the local community which is hosting you?
Well yes, you have to, and I’m so lucky. I’m so blessed. The language barrier is still making things a bit difficult, but it’s amazing, just do it kind of thing. A lot of people can’t afford healthcare here, to begin with. So, it is important to give back what you can, it’s why we’re here.
Are there any local healers or shamans involved in your work?
I have a friend, Don Jonno, he’s worked with shamans in the mountain areas. They actually came down and did a ceremony with us. And it was just amazing to see the actual Mexican healers and the people doing the energetic spirit work. And it was just the most amazing ceremony.
You told me that you also lived in Asia, did you see much of a difference in spirituality there?
I think their spirituality, let’s take Cambodia for example, is under the influence of the government and there are different factions that play a big role in their spiritual life.
But, for me what was important, is their connection to the community and family. To me, that is a part of spirituality. When I looked, it seemed that they had nothing, but they had a connection with their families, and they were happy. They had family, they weren’t on their iPhones all of the time, and that to me was a beautiful, special thing, that I think is a huge part of spirituality, that connection to your family and ancestry.
So, it depends on the way you look at it. But, I also think they’re not used to sharing it with people from our culture because most people in our culture are not overtly spiritual or they’re not of the same religion.
I think that when you can connect the physical, mental, and spiritual parts of your body, that’s when you can find a spiritual ascension. And through most of our life, we abuse our physical bodies and ignore our emotional and spiritual bodies. When we can connect these four parts you start to listen to yourself. We should start with listening to our physical body and work it up to the emotional body. Once you have these parts come together, you will have your spiritual awakening, the opening of your third eye, however, you would like to call it.
But a lot of people just go through life and they’re basically exhausting themselves. And then you just have to be open and aware, and maybe find other healers to work on you.
You have to find a healer that you can be vulnerable with, and that can heal all of these.
Those are things that you can open up to, and be able to embrace whatever your spirituality is right now. It can set you free. Still, a lot of people are not willing to invest in their treatment and real reflexology is also painful, and it is compared to childbirth pain sometimes. But, the release of energy that comes through breathwork which I do with my clients is when the healing takes place, and that’s how we actually release the yin and yang and make them feel better. It’s a really amazing thing to see.
Co-Founder at iHeal Eastern Medicine Clinic
BoDreay began her healing Journey after suffering many injuries through snowboarding, Muay Thai, and many other rigorous activities. She realized, after failing to heal with Western Medicine, that she needed to look elsewhere. She discovered early on that she had intuitive healing abilities. This journey brought her to the south of Thailand and in contact with other modalities of Eastern Medicine from Master Practitioners. She found Reflexology, Cupping and Gua Sha, Vibrational and Sound Therapy, all proving to be a truly effective treatment for profound healing and preventive bodily maintenance. From there she learned Raynor Massage.
Around this time BoDreay came into her full abilities as an Energy Healer and mixed all her Modalities to create a healing practice that is truly unique and incomparable effective.
Recently BoDreay has moved to Ixtapa Mexico and is opening an Eastern Medicine Clinic with other Practitioners and Energy Workers.
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