About Tracy A. Minton-Matesz &
What Makes Me A Strong Spirit Woman

About Tracy A. Minton-Matesz:

As one of Tracy's mentors liked to say, "we are"/she is "just another bozo on the bus" who has spent much of her life force and resources striving to heal physically, break free emotionally, align her life with her values, and share her hard-won wisdom and personal gifts in meaningful ways.  

Has she reached the top of her mountain yet?

"Heck no!  I'm not sure we ever reach the top of any particular mountain, but rather we climb many false summits, reach many plateaus, sometimes descend, but overall we are (hopefully) on an upward sloping trajectory.  Ideally, we do it consciously, with focused intent.  Once we decide to find our own personal most illuminated path, all we need is a MAP and compass ~ our innate and personal guidance system.  With the right tools, our journey becomes far more elegant and enchanting, less filled with crisis, drama, and endless struggle."

About Tracy's Credentials

For those interested in learning about Tracy A. Minton-Matesz's credentials and accreditations:

  • Renewed membership with American Society of Alternative Therapists, (asat.org), June 2018 (first joined in 2009)
  • Ordained through Open Ministry, May 28, 2018
  • Joined The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids,OBOD, May 2018
  • Registered for Celebrant Course, May 2018
  • Completed a 200 hour Occupational Training Certificate in yoga teacher training at Scottsdale Community College, 2016
  • Completed a 200 hour online yoga teacher training course, specializing in meditations, heath yoga, and kundalini practices, 2016
  • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, 300 hour training, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA), 2010-2011
  • Completed training to teach 'Transformational' Reiki, including all levels from Level one through 'master' level, SWIHA, 2010-2011
  • Certification in Plant Based Nutrition through e-Cornell and T. Colin Campbell, 2012
  • Certification as Holistic C.O.R.E. Counselor through Dr. Martin Hart, founder of asat.org, 2009
  • Certified Magnified Healer, 2004? (Need to look that one up!)
  • Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine, International Institute of Chinese Medicine, (IICM), Santa Fe and Albuquerque (now closed), 1997-2002
  • Reiki practitioner, Levels one through 'Master' level, 1998-1999
  • One hundred hour massage certification, Colorado, 1998
  • Ordained with Universal Life Church, Oct. 1998
  • BS degree in Urban Economics, Northern Illinois University (NIU)
  • Other ongoing continuing education in various health fields, including Chinese food therapy and dietetics and Western herbology
  • Continued self-study in Nature-based, Earth-centered practices, shaman studies, flower essences, low-carb nutrition, strength training and calisthenics
  • Personal hobbies or past times involve being in Nature, walking/hiking, meditation, working with crystals, reading, and mentoring others as called upon and able through intuitive readings, energy healing, inspiring more holistic lifestyle practices, organizing and harmonizing our living spaces, and spiritual guidance

~ More About Tracy ~ 

To speak more about Tracy from the first person, (rather than continually writing 'About Tracy' to appease the keyword Gods):

I do solemnly swear to do my upmost best to be the most illuminated version of myself I am able to be....

...And, I sincerely desire to help others to do the same.  

It has been my lifelong quest and investment of my energy and life's resources to break free of all that held me back, and caused me to feel somehow less than ~ not worthy of greatness.  Rather than acquire things, I strived to acquire good health, and mental, emotional and spiritual alignment with what I hoped would be the Divine Will for me.  My quest has been for Truth, Freedom, and Divine Alignment.

My own painful struggles etched into my cellular and energetic imprint have been, and continue to be, transmuted into golden nuggets for which I do my best to translate and transmit as teachings and guidance for others.  

If I can be of assistance to you on your journey in any way, and help you avoid some of my own many and often costly mistakes, than I will feel as though my struggles were not for naught, and I am indeed fulfilling my Soul's Divine Mission, to be of service.

If I can inspire striving for greatness, and being strong of body, mind, and heart, rather than falling into the heavier, denser vibrational expressions of weakness, victim-hood, degradation and degeneracy, than I feel hopeful for our future, and vindicated in my total immersion and commitment in my life to realize my own divine potential, and fight against the very forces that appear to be working against us, while allying with the light.

My greatest yet fulfilled dream is to finally own a home on a magical piece of land, surrounded by trees, animals, birds, and all of Nature's glory, among the region where I/we (my husband and I) will most resonate as per our own genetic, familial and ancestral roots.  

I humbly trust the Universe to work out the details.