Georgianne is a poet, educator, and practitioner of holistic, complementary and integrative education and medicine. She is the founder of Connections and Directions, LTD, Pals Around, and Chirio (River of Energy). Her work combines ancient practices that span centuries and remains current today. She regularly studies and creates pathways to address spirit, mind, body, emotions and the environment and how the confluence of these connections impact our health and wellness. She has worked independently and as a staff member with the Department of Arts in Health Care at VCU Health for many years as the wellness counselor. Georgianne’s work consists of hands on healing, deep-tissue listening, lecturing, providing meditation, poetry, journaling, nutritional advice and more.