Greta Kjos, Co-Founder
Greta Kjos is a co-founder of Heart + Sol Adventures, author (I am the Ocean: A Memoir will launch Spring 2022), speaker and workshop facilitator, certified life and leadership coach at www.gretakjos.com (International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited school), certified mindfulness and Reiki II (energy healing) practitioner, Ahimsa School of Sound Healing graduate (studying the benefits of sound healing), former attorney and corporate executive. She stays active and grounded through earthing, swimming, hiking, walking, biking, kayaking, meditation and traveling the world. Her passion is to help women rediscover their own power and see the joy and ease that comes from living an authentic life. Greta brings her powerful workshops, insight and coaching to each adventure. She has three children, five grandchildren and lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her dog, Gabby.
Dianna Cusick, Co-Founder
Dianna Cusick is a co-founder of Heart + Sol Adventures, and a Yoga Alliance International registered yoga and meditation teacher with over 250 hours of training (RYT 200), training in the areas of anatomy and physiology, yoga history and ancient yogic texts, physical and subtle yoga practices and techniques, including Ayurveda, pranayama and contemplative practices. She’s a huge believer in the power of yoga and meditation to transform the body, mind and soul and is excited to share her practice as part of Heart + Sol Adventures. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, Dianna is an attorney and human resources vice president, and stays active with hiking, biking, paddle boarding and traveling, finding beauty in off-the-beaten-path locations. She finds rewards in the challenges of new adventures and wants all women to know that these transformational experiences are available to them, even if they’ve never stepped onto a yoga mat or put on a pair of hiking boots before. She has two adult sons, a daughter-in-law, three grand puppies, and lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Denise Joswiak, Special Guest
Our special guest, Denise Joswiak, is a board-certified holistic nurse, certified clinical aromatherapist, author and international speaker. She offers healthcare consultations, essential oil education, and an American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) endorsed aromatherapy certification program through her company Essential Health www.essentialhealthmn.com. Denise created the aromatherapy program for the Allina Health System and published research on its effectiveness. She authored the aromatherapy chapter in the 2021 edition of Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice. Denise serves as the Alliance of International Aromatherapists global representative and was recently elected as the AIA President the 2022-2023 term. Denise volunteers on the AHNA panel reviewing essential oils for pain relief, the Gattefossé Foundation jury for the international prize related to aromatherapy in healthcare, the Aromatic Research Quality Appraisal Taskforce (ARQAT), and as an International Clinical Aromatherapy Network (ICAN) fellow.