Specialists

Our guests often tell us that it’s the people at Miraval Austin that make the difference. We humbly agree.

MEET OUR SPECIALISTS

Our healers, masters, and elite experts are pioneers in their respective fields who are committed to your personal journey. They care deeply about their craft and are passionate about guiding you to heal, explore your future, hold space, or move forward in your life.

Along with local talents from Austin, each is here to light your path to becoming a more mindful, balanced, and creative human being.

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Executive Chef

Ben Baker

Ben's culinary creativity is rooted in a strong connection to a family tradition of cooking and sharing food.

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  • Sound Healer

    AMANDA HURAS

    Amanda’s healing journey began with Reiki, which eventually led her to discover the powerful benefits of sound. Amanda is making energy medicine easy and accessible to those who wish to connect to their own inner healer and source of personal power. Through group and private sessions, Amanda integrates these healing modalities to facilitate a unique, loving, and immersive experience that will allow you to access higher levels of awareness, gain more clarity and creativity, and restore your deepest connection with self and spirit.

    CLASS: Healing Splendor of Sound
    PRIVATE SESSION: Harmonic Embrace

  • Wellness Specialist

    STEVEN ROSS

    As a yoga and meditation teacher, spiritual healer, and ordained minister, Steven offers a path to living your authentic life through compassionate support, mindfulness, and spiritual counsel. He brings over 12 years experience of holding sacred space for his clients through classes, rituals and ceremonies.

    WORKSHOPS: Cultivating a Healthy Mindset • The Zen of Enough • The Joy of Food • Chakras: Keys to Personal Growth • Renewal Ceremony • Malas, Mantras, and Mindfulness
    LECTURES: Five Habits for Effective Stress Management • Your Spiritual Connection
    PRIVATE SESSIONS: Cultivating a Healthy Mindset • The Zen of Enough • Chakras: Keys to Personal Growth • Meditation

  • Astrologer

    EMILY KLINTWORTH

    Emily Klintworth is an award-winning writer and astrologer. She empowers guests to receive the insights they seek, but also emphasizes developing spiritual strength from within. She is the author of Claiming Your Power Through Astrology and Your Cosmic Compass.

    WORKSHOPS: Astrology Basics: Unlock Your Cosmic Code • New Moon, Full Moon • Wine & Your Sign • Astro Art
    LECTURE: Cosmic Observations
    PRIVATE SESSION: Astrology Reading

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

    NATALIE FORSTER

    Natalie is a Registered Dietitian who supports women and families as an advocate for healthy, mindful eating. Her mission is to empower women with nutrition education, lifestyle tools, and scientific insight, so they can make informed choices about food and reach their personal nutrition goals.

    LECTURES: 6 Tips to Master Your Metabolism • Mindful Grocery Shopping
    WORKSHOPS: Anti-Inflammatory Kitchen • Healthy Gut, Healthy you • Sustainably Curb Sugar Cravings
    PRIVATE SESSIONS: Personalized Nutrition Consult

  • Core Transformation Therapist

    JERRY ZEIGER

    For 25 years, Jerry Zeiger has been helping people heal emotional wounds to make positive and lasting changes. Core Transformation work is a therapy that acknowledges and invokes the wisdom of Divine Intelligence. It is known as one of the deepest and most rapid means of bringing about healing from any number of mental, emotional, and even physical issues.

    LECTURES: Finding Your Inner Calm • Moving Through Transitions with Grace
    WORKSHOPS: Power of Intuition • Discover Your Soul's Purpose • Express Your Authentic Self • Meet Your Spirit Guide
    PRIVATE SESSIONS: Core Transformation

  • Astrologer & Tarot Reader

    LYNN CARROLL-RIVERA

    Lynn is a spiritual guidance counselor specializing in astrology and tarot readings. She began her journey with the metaphysical arts over 40 years ago. Using a variety of astrological techniques -including Shamanic Astrology, Evolutionary Astrology and the new cosmic paradigm, Diamond Astrology - Lynn shares insights into your life's purpose.

    LECTURE: Introduction to Tarot Cards
    WORKSHOPS: Venus & Mars: Love & the Stars • Tarot Reading Workshop
    PRIVATE SESSIONS: Astrology Reading • Tarot Reading • Oracle Reading