PUAKAI IS A FEMININE NAME IN HAWAIIAN MEANING OCEAN FLOWER.
Maggie Harrsen is an American Curandera Hierbatera, a healer and herbalist who works with spirit forces of the natural world including the plants, waters and mountains. She is a Practitioner of Alternative Medicine, using the energetic and healing properties of the body, as well as certain offerings to achieve a healing effect.
For the past five years Maggie has traveled to her spiritual home of Peru and apprenticed with Curanderas in the San Pedro Mesada Tradition of the North Coast. She has also led retreats in the Sacred Valley and is influenced by her time spent with healers from the mountain community of Q'eros.
Maggie was initiated onto her path as a healer when she cured herself of chronic illness and trauma. She began studying the healing arts in 2008 and today her work integrates a range of therapeutic practices including Energetic Limpias (spiritual cleansings), Herbalism, Ancestral Sound Healing, Vogel Quartz Therapy and Prayer. She currently lives and works in the Hamptons, New York offering individual sessions and group ceremony for women, men and children. Maggie holds the 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.
Maggie's work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Condé Nast Traveler, Well+Good and Nourished Journal.