to a fertile garden of mindfulness meditation, guidance for your personal
growth, and classes designed to enhance our ability to care for the wellbeing
of ourselves and other life forms as we face into climate change.

About Kaia

Kia Svien, M.S.

A meditation instructor, spiritual guide and program designer with more than 12 years of experience providing classes, workshops and private consultation in mindfulness practice focused on building psychological and spiritual resilience in the face of climate change.


For 20 years, Kaia taught Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at hospitals, prisons and in the community and for 7 years, served as an adjunct profession at St. Catherine in the Holistic Health Studies Master’s Program. Kaia taught classes in the ancient wisdom of European Americans at the Powderhorn/Philips Cultural Wellness Center for a number of years and authored a novel, drawn from her studies there. She is the co-founder of the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project and of eLDA Reading and Math Clinic. Kaia enjoys her time in Nature very much and is an avid backpacker and cross-country skier.



As an Elder, I’m happy 

to make you tea and 

Listen deeply to your life stories

Assist you in sensing your life’s mythic qualities

Mirror your unique gifts and truths back to you

Attend to your Relationship with Suffering

Support you as you seek to weave yourself together in a new form

Hold compelling questions with you or the like. 

Contact Kaia


123 - 456 - 7890

Minneapolis, MN 55407