Renee Baribeau, the Practical Shaman, is a Hay House author, Wind Whistler, inspirational mentor, respected business coach, dynamic spiritual teacher, and keynote speaker. Renee is well known for her no-nonsense, “tell it like it is” approach in helping others to achieve successful lifestyle practices by aligning to their sacred Magnetic North. Her clients include everyday folks, entrepreneurs, CEOs, movie producers, and celebrities.
Renee launched the Finding Freedom LGBTQ Symposium, an annual event which brings together new “Thought Leaders” in Gender Expansion, LGBTQ Awareness, and Addiction-Mental Health Treatment. Possessing her own entrepreneurial spirit, Renee has owned successful Farm-to-Table restaurants and a holistic network of love-based healing and service providers. After spending 10 years as a corporate executive, Renee currently does community outreach and marketing for Michael’s House Treatment Centers.
In 2013, the Winds began to speak to Renee, insisting she turn her attention to their ancient wisdom teaching, resulting in a book which quickly became an Amazon bestseller, Winds of Spirit: Ancient Wisdom Tools for Navigating Relationships, Health, and the Divine which explores the rich mythology and cultural significance of Wind and reveals a powerful system to utilize these subtle, life-healing energies.