The Inner Sanctum
Founder / Director
Leo Marrs is a polymath, cultural creative and wizard. His work is an exploration in evolution by intelligent design — the harnessing of cosmic principles to design and create a more benevolent world.
From a lineage of mystics and meta-minds, Leo’s aim is to quicken the evolution of consciousness and culture by catalyzing cognitive ecstasy and propagating next-level vibes.
Leo was born and raised in the Tongass Rainforest of Alaska and brings his connection to the wild into everything he does.
Susy Markoe Schieffelin
Susy Markoe Schieffelin is an internationally known teacher, healer, and coach. She grew up on the east coast where her "busy" life led her to face struggles with anxiety, alcoholism, and addiction. Through her own journey into recovery, she discovered the life changing benefits of sound healing, meditation, and yoga. Following her move to Los Angeles, she made it her mission to share the tools that helped her to find hope and heal.
Susy is known for her “sunshine spirit,” mindful way of living, and loving dedication to empowering others to create positive change in their lives. Her sound baths have been described as "other worldly" and "a mind blowing experience that is a must for people new to meditation."
Joe Patitucci is a multimedia healing artist working to foster connection to intuitive states and the natural world. A central part of his work is the design of harmonious environments that provide space for guests to explore, discover and connect to subtle realms of reality.
As founder of Data Garden, Patitucci produces public art and products including MIDI Sprout, a device that translates plant biofeedback into music, and Plants FM, an online streaming service delivering live plant music. Through Plant Music Breathwork, Patitucci combines his artistic practice with his training in deep listening, sound healing and pranayama to open participants to new places within themselves.
Sound Healer / Vocal Coach
Zeraphina Quenby is a harpist, performer, singer/songwriter, reiki master and certified yin and vinyasa instructor from Los Angeles. Beneath her tongue lives an invisible muse and lyrical maiden who evokes the imagination of its listeners. Her curated experiences are playful, fun and filled with eclectic music.
Zeraphina currently performs and teaches with her harp at various events and venues in the Los Angeles area.
Morgan Sorne is an enigma. A true polymath in the highest sense of the word. A multi-disciplinary, award-winning, prolific visual artist, musician, actor and filmmaker, boasting an unparalleled vocal range with perfect pitch. He brings listeners to tears with his angelic falsetto, and churns crowds into a writhing frenzy with his other-worldly sound.
Danielle Bardellini is a conscious leader composing learning experiences to advance our human potential. She brings a vision and background of education to level-up our collective development.
Danielle utilizes embodied practices of dance and movement with the sacred elements of yoga, meditation and ceremony. She is greatly influenced by ancient island traditions and weaves in their elements of dance, chant, narrative, mythology, art and culture. She is working to build an Ancient Future where we re-connect to the land and people while staying present in the forward-thinking world of innovation.
Zander Ford has been studying Chinese medicine and martial arts for over 7 years. He’s trained with legendary teachers, including training at Temple Of The Celestial Cloud, Temple Of Original Thunder, and the Temple Of White Horse in Wu-Dang mountains of China.
Zander is an Esalen certified body-worker, cranio-sacral, and medical Chi-Gong practitioner. He studies Tai-chi, Chi-Gong, and Bagua Kung Fu.
Katarina Lihacheva is a devoted practitioner of natural medicines and has worked extensively with many tribes of the Amazon where these ancient medicines are derived.
As a highly sensitive and intuitive child, Katarina knew she would become a healer and follow in her grandmother’s footsteps. She felt different from other children, becoming interested in nature’s healing powers and unseen energies.
Katarina was born in Belarus, Russia where she graduated with a degree in psychology. She moved to the United States in 2005.
Rob Starbuck discovered his passion for breathwork after playing football at Georgetown University, then moving into a 9-5 post college. Rob felt called to leave his previous life behind and move to LA to adopt a healthier lifestyle. It was through this transition from Chicago that he found the power of breathwork and is now sharing this transformative practice with others around Los Angeles.
Rob believes breathwork to be the most effective modality in achieving clarity, connecting with our authenticity, and tapping into the deep pool of creative energy we all have access to. Through breathwork, Rob's goal is to inspire you to be your unique, authentic self, so that you can impact the world in a way that only you can.
Madeline Giles is a certified spiritual counselor, breathwork teacher, and herbalist. She founded Angelic Breath Healing with the intention to shift spirituality from a concept to an embodied experience. Madeline leads regular breath classes in Los Angeles, virtually, and internationally, encouraging people to look within their hearts for the comfort, clarity, and guidance they seek.
Madeline holds a safe, sacred, and nurturing space that facilitates compassionate self-honesty and transformation from the inside out. She is deeply committed to her personal practice and doing the work within herself, as she knows she can only guide her clients as deep as she goes within herself.
Chris Keener is a dancer, yogi, meditator, surfer, and kung-fu practitioner who believes embodiment is foremost in well-being. As the director and executive producer of the Netflix series ‘We Speak Dance’, he works across borders motivating conscious movements and blowing up dance floors. As host for outlets like National Geographic and Travel Channel, he specializes in educating in a way that is accessible, actionable, and often quite hilarious. Constantly deep-diving into various breathwork traditions and the science behind them, he's on a mission to make these techniques available to everyone.
Wellness lives in Solé’s bones and comes from her soul. She was born into a yogic community in California. Three decades later, yoga remains the foundation of her life. It’s her joy to share this ancient wisdom with you.
Solé’s approach to Yoga Nidra is compassionate, true to the lineage, dynamic, and accessible. She creates a nurturing environment for personal transformation.
Art Therapist / Meditation Guide
Michael Gallagher is the founder of HeARTbreak Studios, a lifelong lover of art, and a certified guided meditation practitioner and hypnotherapist. He is also a part time meditation art instructor at CSUN, a certified Past Life Regression Hypnotherapist, Medical Hypnotherapist, and has completed yogic teacher training courses, has worked at a meditation studio, and devours mindfulness centered content in his free time. Michael has both experimented with art as a lifelong hobby, and has had formal art education. His exploration of the subconscious mind includes the modalities of unfettered artistic expression, guided meditation/ visualization, and hypnotherapy.
Erin Telford is a breathwork facilitator and healer, acupuncturist, Reiki Master, herbalist and a teacher of David Elliott's Level One Breathwork Healer Training. Her work guides people to look within, open their hearts and heal their relationship with themselves. Her group sessions, trainings and retreats empower her clients to connect to their innate wisdom so that they can find the answers they are looking for.