About Ida

” A great deal of the chaos in the world occurs because people don’t appreciate themselves.”

Chogyam Trungpa, (Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior)

Since 1989, Ida Cullen has been presenting body/mind/spirit content & programming . She continues to study and practice.

After a decade  of exhausting and unexpected changes culminating in 1999,  Ida enrolled in a yoga teacher training. In 2002 she opened a private studio and after 20 years of a successful real estate career, she said good bye to the business world.   However, those years in the Real Estate industry provided a useful foundation that easily transitioned to an industry that was in better alignment with her *purpose*.  Her real estate training program/classes/workshops/lectures attracted many and she earned awards, recognition, and offers to speak, teach, write and consult.   In order to make real estate more *interesting* she allowed herself to be guided by her astrological studies, a passion since childhood.  Soon she was teaching ‘time management’ to her peers and helping them to relieve stress by breathing better.   Integrating her knowledge of Feng Shui livened up the conversations as well.  And, she sold a few houses.

The Sanctuary on Main Street opened in 2002, and closed in 2021 due to the Pandemic.  Moving online was the only way to continue, a mysterious blessing.

Between 1999-2023  Ida has maintained her certifications as: C-IAYT,  YACEP,  ERYT500, PKYT (Professional Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certificate), Kripalu DansKinetics,  Read more about Ida’s yoga journey here.       Her astrological bio is here.

She plays the piano, harp, tamboura, harmonium, and can keep a good beat with a drum. Drawing  geometric patterns with a compass & straight edge has become a satisfying pastime.  Watercolor painting takes up some time too.   Reading, storytelling, writing creative non-fiction, knitting, gardening, and napping are other favorite activities.  Walking, hiking, biking are her preferred modes of transportation. A Grandmother at 73, she is still a “work-in-progress”. Detailed resume  & referrals available upon request.