Vanessa is an educator who works with young children in a Waldorf-based kindergarten enrichment program and teaches singing and handwork crafts to elementary ages kids. She holds a Waldorf teaching certificate, has done the REI I training, and has been involved in Waldorf schools as a student, performer, parent, and teacher. Vanessa also holds two degrees in vocal performance/opera. Currently, Vanessa lives in the LA area with her husband and three children. She is an active community-builder in her kids' schools and homeschooling groups. She feels Elements is a most healing and empowering event for both children and adults and her family looks forward to returning each year.