PUAKAI IS A FEMININE NAME IN HAWAIIAN MEANING OCEAN FLOWER.
Maggie Harrsen is a Curandera Hierbatera, a healer who works with spirit forces of the natural world including the plants, mountains and waters.
For the past five years Maggie has traveled to Peru where she apprentices Grandmother Curanderas of the North Coastal Mesada Tradition as well as Shaman in the Q'ero lineage of the Andean Tradition. Maggie began studying the healing arts in 2008 and today her work integrates a range of Shamanic and Earth-based practices including Limpias (spiritual cleansings), Plant Medicine, Flowering Baths, Ancestral Sound Healing and Prayer. She currently lives and works on the East End of New York, offering individual and group ceremonies for women, men and children. Maggie holds the sacred space for healing, working within the subtle energy field to access ones natural state of wellbeing. She supports the human body's innate capacity to heal itself.
Her love of Mother Earth naturally extends into healing and caring for the land through her reverence of Biodynamic Agriculture. You can find Maggie on local farms in her community and the lands she travels, communing with the plant kingdom, regenerating the soil with her hands and holding ceremony in these sacred places of nature. She is a member of the Biodynamic Association and the Flower Essence Society.