Welcome to Enlightened Energetics, the website for Lisa Erickson – energy worker, author, teacher and mom to three. Lisa’s primary modality is chakra-based energy work, although she is also a certified mindfulness meditation instructor, and a certified Feeding Your Demons facilitator. Her specialty is Women’s Energetics – women’s subtle anatomy, and practices and tools that women can employ to heal, empower, and awaken themselves. She specializes in life transits, kundalini, and sexual trauma healing.
Lisa is the author of Chakra Empowerment for Women: Self-Guided Techniques for Healing Trauma, Owning Your Power & Finding Overall Wellness by Llewellyn Publishing, and available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Llewelyn, Indibound. You can learn more about Chakra Empowerment for Women and related courses on the book website. Lisa is also the author of The Art & Science of Meditation: How to Deepen and Personalize Your Practice, also through Llewellyn Publishing.
Lisa draws on many different energy healing traditions in her work, including the work of healer and author Cyndi Dale, with whom she has trained. She is a certified Feeding Your Demons facilitator through Lama Tsultrim Allione. Lisa is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Association of Meditation Instructors, the American Holistic Health Association, and the Energy Medicine Practitioners Association. Lisa is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where she received a Liberal Arts B.A., with a focus in philosophy and comparative religion.
As part of her Women’s Energetics work, Lisa offers both regular classes and private phone sessions to help women release limiting conditioning and draining energy patterns in order to fully own their personal power. She also provides meditations and tools women can use for support during crucial life transits, including pregnancy, motherhood, perimenopause and menopause. She is the creator of a popular DailyOM course Awakening Your Feminine Chakras offers private phone sessions for more in-depth work.
A major focus of Lisa’s work is energy work for women sexual trauma and abuse survivors, and this is a major topic within Chakra Empowerment for Women. She is a practitioner with The Breathe Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting survivors of sexual violence to healing arts practitioners who offer trauma-informed, mind-body-spirit techniques to support integrated and sustainable healing. Much of her private phone session work centers on supporting sexual abuse and trauma survivors in their healing process.
Lisa has practiced meditation for 30 years, and taught both chakra and mindfulness meditation for 15. She has taught in a variety of settings including community centers, schools, adult education centers, yoga studios, and rape crises centers. For several years, she taught meditation in corporate settings as part of wellness programs and retreats. She currently helps coordinate the Tara Mandala Los Angeles sangha, focused on offering meditations and teachings from the lineages of Lama Tsultrim Allione.
In addition to teaching and private sessions, Lisa also writes for her popular women’s spirituality blog, Mommy Mystic, where she has long shared insights and resources on sexual trauma healing, energy work for women, chakras, women mystics, and women’s spirituality. For many years she was the Buddhism editor at Bellaonline.com, and was also a founding writer for the former online magazine MeditateLikeAGirl.com.
Lisa regularly speaks at conferences and is available for speaking engagements. Recent workshops include sessions at the National Sexual Assault Conference and the Mankato State’s annual Women’s Spirituality Conference.