Kellene Damian, also known as Lena Elise, is a long-time wellness enthusiast, blogger, and entrepreneur. She is a Holistic Living and Wellness Coach, Reiki Practitioner, and creator of WILD RISE Apothecary (Originally LENAELISE). She earned her Integrative Nutrition Holistic Health Coaching certification through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, has done graduate work in Holistic Health and Counseling at Western Michigan University, studied Mindfulness and Mindful Self-Compassion with the Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness, and completeD her 200 RYT at Starseed Yoga Studio in December 2018. Lena received both of her undergraduate degrees at Central Michigan University in Education and Art.
Her mission in life is to awaken others to their full potential to live a happier, healthier life in order to create a better world for all. She is passionate about empowering individuals to become their best selves and live the life they crave. She believes the more compassion and positivity that we breathe out into the world, the more we will receive it in return. She encourages personal growth and nourishment through nutrition, movement, spirituality, and relationships.
Lena lives in Grand Haven, MI with her husband, Will, their two cats, Amelia and Vincent, and their American Eskimo dog, Pippin. In her free time you can find Lena doing yoga, creating in her apothecary, hiking, mediating, painting, spending time on and in the water, and reading. At home in her sacred space she enjoys regular tonglen meditation, journaling, crystal grid work, and studying eastern thought and practice to deepen her own spiritual journey.
Most of all, Lena loves to cultivate authentic and genuine connections with like-minded individuals seeking to make positive change in the world.