Spiritual Healer. Educator. Motivational Speaker. Adventure seeker. Survivor. Host of the Spirit Warrior Podcast.
From childhood through adulthood, Beth Sturdevant has faced an ongoing string of life challenges. Abuse. Assault. Eating disorders. Divorce. Abandonment. Addiction. Even an armed home invasion and abduction while her two young children were asleep in their beds.
It is these life experiences—and her strong will to overcome them—that shaped Beth into the Spirit Warrior that she is: more resilient, powerful, authentic, and passionate about creating positive changes for herself, and the world around her.
A trauma-informed Spiritual Healer, Mindfulness Educator, Self-Defense, and Violence Prevention Facilitator, Beth helps individuals and groups connect with, and heal, their “warrior spirits”.
Beth is trained extensively in Algonquin Medicine Work and Spiritual Healing through the 8th Fire School of Shamanism, is Master certified in Reiki Energy Healing, is a Violence Prevention and Self-Defense facilitator through Strong Orange Violence Prevention, and a 200+hr Hatha Yoga Teacher Training through Pranashanti Yoga Centre. With her expansive passion for learning and teaching, Beth has indeed created her own personal brand of therapeutics to help others discover joy, inner peace, and life’s bigger purpose.
As a mindfulness educator, Beth helps men, women, and teens, learn to better value, respect, and care for themselves. She facilitates workshops for the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as for female and 2SLGBTQ+ Canadian Forces (military) and Allied Veterans dealing with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorders. As a motivational speaker, she shares her personal story and inspires audiences to embrace their failures and strengthen their mental and emotional resiliency while learning to live a more authentic, purposeful life.
In addition to her enduring warrior spirit, Beth also has a strong entrepreneurial spirit too: in 2016, she founded Warriors of the Light to help strengthen and support men, women, and youth through Ottawa-based workshops, classes and events.
Beth loves staying active, and can often be found hiking mountains in the Adirondacks, camping with her dog and two boys, sparring against fellow classmates with her (Viking) sword and shield, practicing her bow & arrow skills at the archery range, or throwing axes and bowie knives at targets with her friends.
Beth has been featured in local and national media and is also the host of the soon-to-be-released Spirit Warrior Podcast.