Catherine Bear is devoted
to helping others in choosing a path of natural physical, mental,
emotional and spiritual growth. Good health is not only being free
from disease but is openness, flexibility and compassion of all
things in nature.
Catherine Bear is married,
the mother of two sons and lives in Northern California, where
she is a Writer and a Reiki Master. Catherine is a Registered Nurse,
a Third Degree Black Belt and First Degree Tai Chi Instructor.
She is also a Flower Essence Consultant and Herbalist with a background
in Meditative Techniques, Aromatherapy, Acupressure and Reflexology.
Catherine is the editor of a newsletter for the Flower Sniffers
Herbal Support group.
Catherine was born in upstate New York. As a child
she lived and worked on a dairy farm where developed a respect
for plants and all things in nature. She was a member of the 4-H
and Dairylea Youth Organization.
Her connection to Nature resurfaced again after taking
ill, and looking for a path to regain her health and retake control
of her life. She started with Tai Chi, followed by taking herbs
and flower essences; and most important deciding to live her life,
making the changes necessary to do so.
Catherine promotes being your
own health care advocate, taking charge of your own health and
personal well-being, and merging the use of complementary medicines
and alternatives. She promotes caring for the Earth; honoring it
through daily practices. Catherine shares what she has learned
with others. She supports the wise woman approach to life; incorporating
the inner wisdom of the ancestors, especially through our mothers,
grandmothers, and great-grandmothers; and the collective consciousness
of all women.