One of the surest paths to good health is having a healthy sense of community. How is community defined? Paul Knoll of Trust Your Spirit, Michelle Goldman of Sea Change Cooking School and Arlin Smith of Hugo's are creating communities dedicated to nature, food and camaraderie. We guarantee you'll be inspired by their insights!
Our first featured guest is Paul Knoll. Paul Knoll has extensive experience with assessing and understanding the spirit of place, that is, where we live or work. His holistic work identifies the multiple energies that reside in our homes, work spaces and in the land. These energies may be helpful but they may also cause unhealthy stress that can be healed through earth acupuncture and other energetic/holistic practices.
Paul also works with his clients to strengthen the relationship between the spirit of place and the spirit of his clients. An open and loving relationship between place and people brings amazing blessings and tranquility to the place and to the people.
He travels throughout the country to assess and heal homes, businesses, and land, and teaches his clients to do the same. He has cleared or healed places as small as a few hundred square feet or as large as 100 hundred acres. He has assisted realtors and architects as they undertake building projects or sell real estate to ensure that the space is favorable for an endeavor.
An emerging niche for Paul is ‘clearing’ a home that is going to be sold or that was just purchased. Paul is also expanding his work to include the design and placement of medicine wheels and labyrinths and teaching how the plants and animals that reside on a place can aid in our journey and in our growth.
Paul has worked with medical intuitives, chiropractors, acupuncturists, dowsers, psychics, reiki masters, place healers, Native American spiritual guides, and shamans. Each practitioner has shared wisdom and knowledge that Paul enjoys passing on to his clients and students. Paul is in the midst of completing a Shaman Apprenticeship with Maine’s Dory Cote, and he is excited about further expanding his work in this sacred tradition.
In 2003, Paul founded New England Dowsing and recently expanded his services and renamed his practice Trust Your Spirit. Paul focuses on helping people understand and believe in their intuition. The magic is in “believing in our selves and realizing that we do know what is in our highest best interest.”
Originally from Pennsylvania, Paul now resides in Maine with his two daughters, a German Shepherd puppy named Koda, and some chickens.
The path to well-being starts with your next meal. The Sea Change cooking school provides clients with the culinary tools, know-how, support and inspiration to improve their health through good food. We offer culinary education, hands-on experience and individual consultation for topics ranging from general wellness to dealing with conditions such as IBS and diabetes.
We follow a broad approach that takes into account individual needs and tastes. SeaChange cooking incorporates aspects of many healing food traditions including macrobiotic and ayurvedic styles. We cover a range of topics to suit a variety of issues. Focus areas include gluten free cooking, anti-inflammatory solutions and low sugar options.
Most importantly, we like to eat well. We help you to enjoy your food and improve your health.