Cofounder, Lucid News
About this speaker
Mareesa Stertz is a filmmaker, storyteller, community organizer, and kundalini yoga teacher. She is a cofounder at Lucid News and the producer and host of the documentary series, The Healing Powers (of Psychedelics and Other Mindful Practices), and Damanhur, both currently streaming on Gaia TV.
She has shared her stories of working with psychedelics on stages internationally as well as in education, for the Synthesis Practitioner Training Program, and teaches storytelling workshops in retreats and online for leaders and for psychedelic preparation.
She is passionate about using story to illuminate the powerful transformation that comes from navigating trauma, work heavily informed by her own journey. She has a BA in Cinema at San Francisco State University, and her films have been featured by Gaia TV, Viceland, Indigenous Films, Merry Jane, and Participant.