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Jim Blackburn from Village Wellness is a colleague at High Mesa Healing CenterJim Blackburn, Village Wellness co-owner, has been a student of Tai Chi for many years and began his training to teach in 1992. He has studied with several masters and grandmaster's, the most influential being Sifu Carol Mancuso and Grandmaster W.C.C. Chen and Ken Cohen. Jim is also a Certified Rolfer* and Rolf Movement Instructor, graduating from the highly acclaimed Rolf Institute in Boulder, Colorado in 1995. He applies his varied athletic experience and strong knowledge of anatomy to deepen his instruction concerning breathwork, body awareness and structural alignment


Vannessa Blackburn from Village Wellness is a colleague of High Mesa Healing CenterVanessa Blackburn, Village Wellness co-owner, has a Master's degree in exercise physiology and is a nationally certified, licensed massage therapist with over 25 years of experience teaching fitness and training individuals to enhance their physical well-being. Vanessa has trained in Pilates for 8 years and holds a Foundation Certification from All-American Pilates Institute at the prestigious PGA National Resort in West Palm Beach, Florida. She has also trained and taught at Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort and Spa in Tecate, Mexico.

She is currently teaching personal Pilates equipment training at their Village Wellness studio and also providing personal training at Alto Lakes Country Club Fitness Center. Vanessa utilizes her varied background to customize training programs for clients based on their needs, interests and level of fitness. Her deep knowledge of body awareness provides a safe and challenging workout in all of her programs including the unique "Pilates for Golf" program,"Poolates" water fitness at Alto Lakes, and Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced Pilates Mat classes held at High Mesa Healing Center. 575-258-2258


during each Tai Chi Chuan and/or Rolfing session. Join him for relaxing, meditative classes that will improve your flexibility, strengthen your legs, increase your cardiovascular conditioning and fine tune your balance. Jim also teaches Eastern philosophy, meditation and is a frequent instructor of wellness workshops in the community and at High Mesa Healing Center. 575-258-2258 villagewellness@yahoo.com

Linda Schreiber, LMsT is a colleague at High Mesa Healing CenterLinda Schreiber, LMsT, comes to us from the Baltimore/Washington DC area, where she was a 1993 graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage, took many hours of continuing education in the field, and operated a full time massage practice. Healing Touch, Therapeutic Touch, Pranic Healing, Reflexology, Craniosacral, and Lomi Lomi are just some of the techniques she has integrated into what she likes to call her “bodywork dance”.

A massage under Linda’s skilled hands is an accumulation of her education and experience that brings relief from stress or pain, relaxation, and a sense of over-all well being. Her intuitive approach along with extensive study, has allowed her to be helpful to clients dealing with the symptoms of stress, migraines, depression, knee surgeries, and even more serious dis-ease.

Massage has become a complementary therapy to medical conditions including arthritis, chronic and temporary pain, circulatory problems, headaches, tmj, and as rehabilitation for sports injuries.

Contact Linda at nina1559@hotmail.com or by calling 575-336-2841, or HMHC at 575-336-7777.


Kathy Golightly is a colleague at High Mesa Healing Center

Kathy Golightly was a teacher for thirty four years in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Texas. Thirty years were in High school teaching English. She has been a student of A Course In Miracles for approximately twenty years and recently, since retiring has been a student of holistic medicine and healing touch. She believes those who are drawn to a study and meditation of ACIM have a precious grace to share. She sees the time set aside to share insights as the opportunity for individuals to grow in the awareness that we are ONE.


Willy N. Keus-Harkes R.N. is a colleague at High Mesa healing Center

Willy N. Keus-Harkes R.N. has been active in the Ruidoso/Alto area since 1998. In the year 2002 she moved with her husband permanently from Houston to Alto.

Willy completed her Healing Touch training in Houston, TX., where she worked on clients at the M.D. Anderson Hospital, in a nursing home in Kingwood, and with several elderly clients in their homes. She enjoys her Healing Touch practice, and also teaches breathing techniques for relaxation & for oxygenation of the organs.


Kaylah Glasgow is a colleague at High Mesa Healing CenterKaylah Glasgow is a native of Ruidoso. She is married to Richard and they have a wonderful son named Samuel. She has worked with and volunteered for many organizations. She's very involved with the schools and is currently the Co-President of the Joint PAC for grades K-5. Kaylah has been the Director and Co-Director of Peace Village for 3 years. She is currently the Co-Director of Peace Village-Ruidoso and has been involved with it since 2004. Many of her family either attend Peace Village or help with it. High Mesa Healing Center is such a fantastic environment and offers many opportunities for fun adventures and wonderful experiences. It’s a great camp and Kaylah is very appreciative to Barbara Mader and HMHC for allowing Peace Village to live there.JJ’ Contact information: ksglasgow@gmail.com or 575-937-0876.


Susan Finch is the administrator and a colleague at High Mesa Healing CenterSusan Finch first volunteered at Peace Village in 2008, and the following year became co-director. Susan moved to Ruidoso in May 2007. Previously, she was a principal and teacher for 33 years at Socorro ISD in El Paso, Texas. After retiring, she worked as an administrator in a proprietary school for adults. She additionally worked at Region XIX Education Service Center in El Paso and as an educational consultant for schools in various districts in the El Paso area. As an educational consultant, she assisted with school improvement, in particular, helping schools to meet state and national standards. Since being in Ruidoso, Susan has volunteered at White Mountain Intermediate and Sierra Vista Primary schools. She graduated from Leadership Lincoln in 2009 and currently serves on the Leadership Lincoln Board of Directors. She volunteered at Ruidoso Middle School for the Leadership Lincoln Youth Leadership Program. She participates on the Lincoln County COPE Advisory Board. Susan enjoys working with children and is grateful to be of service in Ruidoso and at HMHC. Peace Village is extremely grateful to Barbara Mader for housing the camp at HMHC. Contact information: sfinch1946@aol.com or 575-258-9932.


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