Debi Kermeen Bio

Debi KermeenObjective

Promoting, creating, and facilitating sacred space and the use of it on the planet, through my work with Labyrinths, movement, energy work, and shaman sessions. To promote inner healing and to raise the energy vibration of the planet as a whole. Also using other modalities, such as movement and fitness, Tai Chi and The Healing Arts, massage therapy, raindrop technique, aromatherapy, nutritional healing, chakra wellness, reiki, quantum and healing touch therapy, Therapeutic Walking in Nature, facilitating women’s retreats and labyrinth walks for churches, hospitals, communities and groups.

Qualifications

Co-owner of Artistic Pavers Inc. and Labyrinths in Stone 1994 to present.

Five years prior as a sole proprietor.

Founding Member of the International Labyrinth Society, 1998.

Have helped to place over 70 permanent labyrinths around the country at schools, universities, hospitals, churches, spas and retreats and public parks 1998-2013.

Commissioned to paint full size canvas labyrinths and temporary ones for groups.

Co-created The Reflection Labyrinth, which has had a baby called The Reconciliation Labyrinth being used in South Africa.

Conceived, funded and coordinated the creation of a community labyrinth, “Growing Tomorrow’s World” at Centennial Elementary School, Plano, IL.,

collaborated with school staff, students and volunteers, provided education and history about labyrinths, created the expressive art portion of this project - that has been featured in several books and magazines.

Founder of The Fox Valley YMCA’s Dance Program and served as Director and Instructor for 10 years; Ballet, Tap and Jazz Plano IL.

Taught dance for the Waubonsee Community College Children’s Enrichment Program for 5 years. Sugar Grove, IL.

Labyrinth Facilitator’s Training

Wisdom Way’s Spirituality Resource Center, St Paul, Minnesota.

Sound Healing Certification beginning Shamanism Island of Kauai 2011

Experience

Attended and facilitated workshops for The Labyrinth Society’s Annual Gatherings: Denver, CO, 1999; Fayetteville, AR, 2000; Atlanta, GA, 2001; Sacramento, CA, 2002.

Reiki and Quantum Touch Practitioner training, 1999.

Raindrop Technique by Gary Young, 2001.

Massage Therapy Program Waubonsee College, 2006.

Tai School of Massage and Body Work, Level I Certificate, 2010.

Zumba Dance Fitness, Basic and Gold Certified, 2011.

Currently working toward degree in Exercise Science at Waubonsee College Sugar Grove, IL.

Sound Healing Certification with The healing Drummer

Workshops and Programs Presented

“Through the looking glass: Walking toward healing and wholeness in Relationships” using the Reflection Labyrinth, 2006.

“Shadows on the Labyrinth,” 2007.

“Drumming on the labyrinth,” Naperville, IL., 2007.

“Children on the Labyrinth,” 2008.

“Our wish for the world,” Naperville, IL., Gifted Children’s Program.

“Logo’s Program Labyrinth Walk,” 1st. Presbyterian Church, Wheaton, IL., 2008.

“Pathways Program Advent Walk,” 1st. Presbyterian Church, Wheaton, IL., 2009.

“Movement on the Labyrinth,” 1st. Presbyterian Church, Wheaton, IL., 2009.

“Goddess Women’s Retreat on the Harvest Moon,” Little Rock, IL., 2009.

Spring Nature Retreat for WOW women, Little Rock, IL., 2011.

Unwinding Stress, Labyrinth workshop, WCC, May 2011.

Labyrinth Walk for Wellness, Rec. Center, Yorkville Park District, 2011.