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Pasha Hogan is a psychotherapist, workshop facilitator,
inspirational speaker, yoga/meditation teacher and Reiki Master/ Teacher
based in Maui, Hawaii.
Pasha holds an honors degree in Business Studies from Waterford Institute
of Technology, Ireland and worked in the corporate insurance sector
in New York, London and Dublin for ten years. After much soul searching
and having survived breast cancer three times, Pasha left the corporate
world behind and completed professional training in Psychotherapy and
Counseling at the Tivoli Institute Dublin, Ireland which serves as
a foundation for her life’s work. She is also certified in Arts & Empowerment
Facilitation from Crawford College of Art & Design in Cork, Ireland.
In 2003, after moving from Ireland to New Mexico, Pasha founded Creative
Recovery™, a series of workshops that activates the creative process,
empowering participants to live passionately, transforming their greatest
challenges into their greatest triumphs. The program is designed for
people who have reached a point of crisis and are seeking support.
It is for anyone who wants to live life in search of what really matters
to them. Pasha works with treatment facilities specializing in trauma,
addiction, grief and loss and also brings her expertise to helping
people move beyond a cancer diagnosis. See Cancer
Pasha is a passionate believer in the integration of body, mind and
spirit for living a full and balanced life. She is a registered Yoga/Meditation teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance and a practicing Reiki Master for
over 10 years. An avid world traveler, she has traveled extensively
throughout Europe, India and Asia honoring and celebrating diversity
in all its forms.
Through her workshops, speaking engagements and private practice, Pasha’s
mission is to empower individuals to live passionately and transform
life challenges into profound learning and healing experiences.
Partial List of Collaborations:
Life Healing Center: Pasha facilitated weekly Creative Recovery Workshops and designed and taught the yoga program at the Life Healing Center, nestled in the hills outside Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is a residential healing facility of personal transformation, which specializes in a comprehensive, individual approach to recovery and emotional healing. She also regularly facilitated Building Resiliency, Dealing With Work Induced Stress & Codependency programs. www.life-healing.com
SHARE: Pasha offers webinars and facilitates group support calls for women facing breast and ovarian cancers.
Stop the Beauty Madness: Pasha is a front line voice for this social change campaign empowering women to take back our beauty truths.
Empowered Living: Pasha regularly contributes to this international organization dedicated to sharing the latest and most powerful information for living an empowered life.
Young Survival Coalition: Pasha co-facilitates training
and teleconferences for the Survivor Link Program, providing peer support
for young breast cancer survivors throughout the United States and Australia.
She also facilitates staff retreats addressing secondary trauma and stress
relief. The Young Survival Coalition is the only international network
of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the critical concerns
and issues unique to young women and breast cancer. www.youngsurvival.org
Yatra Yoga International: Yatra Yoga International is dedicated to
intimate yoga retreats and eco-excursions worldwide. Pasha is a member
of the team teaching yoga and meditation retreats. www.yatrayoga-international.com
i of the Beholder: Pasha is a part of the “i of the Beholder” photography
project founded by Christine Benjamin. This project portrays “breast
cancer survivors who are dealing with their sexuality and self-image
in their own unique and personal way”. This solo exhibition is showing
at Magnolia Gallery in Huntington, New York and will soon be exhibiting
throughout the United States. www.christinebenjaminphoto.com
Arts-In-Medicine/University of New Mexico: Pasha has
facilitated workshops for the staff of this unique and amazing program
whose mission is to transform the medical environment towards optimum
healing by facilitating transformative, educational and rejuvenating
artistic and creative encounters for patients, their families and professional
caregivers throughout UNM Hospitals and the community at large. artsinmedicine.unm.edu
Cancer Institute of New Mexico: Pasha has facilitated a series of six
week and one day Creative Recovery workshops for men and women dealing
with a cancer diagnosis in the community. nmcancercare.com/cinm.html