In 1997, Stephanie completed a Master of Science in Applied Psychology from St. Cloud State University with special interest in self-healing treatments.  In 2012, Stephanie learned and practiced Tai Chi and Qigong and she noticed a significant difference in her health along with wholistic lifestyle changes.  In 2016, she got certified to teach Tai Chi for Health and began to teach a class at a YMCA and now she teaches at multiple YMCA Twin Cities locations.   In 2018, Stephanie started Touching Worlds LLC to teach private lessons or group classes online and at various locations, events and programs.   She volunteer teaches at Pathways Minneapolis and other non-profits or special events.  

Current Certifications and Trainings:

Certified Breathing Coach by Mind Body Science Institute in November 2019.  No Expiration Date.

Sun 21 or Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 1 and Falls Preventions in 2016 & 2017 & 2019 from Tai Chi for Health Institute. Valid 2 years. To Verify, Click Here

Sun 41 or Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 2 in 2016 & 2017 & 2019 from Tai Chi for Health Institute. Valid 2 years. To Verify, Click Here

Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis in 2019 from Tai Chi for Health Institute. Valid 2 years. To Verify, Click Here

Tai Chi for Rehabilitation in 2017 & 2018 from Tai Chi for Health Institute. Valid 2 years. To Verify, Click Here

Tai Chi for Energy Part 1 in 2018 from Tai Chi for Health Institute. Valid 2 years. To Verify, Click Here

Moving for Better Balance in 2018  from YMCA. No Expiration Date.

Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen with American Safety & Health Institute in 2018. Valid till August 2020. 

Certified YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise by ACE (American Council on Exercise), October 2016.  Valid till October 2022.


Notable Training

Bachelors and Master of Science in Applied Psychology from St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud MN in 1995 & 1997

Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention and Tai Chi for Diabetes with Dr. Paul Lam, founder of Tai Chi for Health Institute, October 2017.

Intro to Esoteric Healing by International Network of Energy Healing, December 2017

QiBreathing Workshop by Mind Body Science Institute, April 2019.

Adult CPR/AED and First Aid with American Red Cross in 2016.

Radiant Lotus Qigong Workshop with Linda Ebling in 2019.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and 5 Element Theory with Linda Ebling in 2017.

Esoteric Healing Class with Rev. Ron Moor, Fall 2014.

Taoist Breathing Class, November 2019 with Joel Ronningen with Ametrine Bodyworks


More about Stephanie: 
When Stephanie completed a Master of Science in Applied Psychology from St. Cloud State University, with heavy student loans and a friend’s encouragement, she started her professional career in the field of Information Technology.  She worked for IBM and other major employers for about 15 years.  Stephanie paid off her student loans, had 2 children, started IT self-employment and sponsored 27 new immigrants with her spouse.    In 2014, after sponsoring 27 people, Stephanie saw a need for a non-profit organization and created, "Sea Others Foundation", (501c3) to help people in need with outreach, resources, and referrals. To learn more, visit www.seaothers.org.