Helen Plehn is an intuitive painter, certified crystal healer, aura reader, angel channeler, third-generation Fengshui master, and spiritual teacher based in Huntington Beach, California.
She is also a certified Yoga and meditation teacher, Ayurveda practitioner, Vedic astrologer, and a passionate Flamenco dancer.
Her artwork has exhibited in the Orange County Fine Arts’ Showcase Gallery Huntington Beach Art Center and Laguna Art Gallery. She is an acrylic painting teacher at the Sherman Library and Gardens in Newport Beach and an acrylic painting and meditation teacher at Huntington Beach Art Center.
Helen was born in Guangzhou, China, raised in Hong Kong, and now calls Huntington Beach, California home. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology and social work from Nanjing University in China, a master's degree in interior architecture and design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and has published three academic peer-review articles and four conference proceedings during her Ph.D. studies in tourism and hospitality management at Temple University in Philadelphia. At the time her research area was human sensory experience design.
Helen's Spiritual Journey
Helen's early spiritual mentor is Shiva Das and Ed Zadlo from Yoga on Main in Philadelphia. Shiva Das is students of Swami Satchidananda of the Integral Yoga Tradition, and Sri T. Krisnamacharya and his son T.K.V. Desikachar of the the Vinyi Yoga Tradition, and Eric Shiffman. His primary Guru is the Great India Saint, Mata Amritanadamayi Devi, "Amma". Ed studied Aryuveda directly from Dr. David Frawley, director of The American Institute of Vedic Studies.
Then she continues her soul disocvery and growth journey and have studied at the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, the Love and Light Shcool of Crystal Therapy with Ashley Leavy, Deepak Chopra's Meditation Certification, Hayhouse author Rebecca Campbell's Discover Your Cosmic Blueprint and Work You Light courses, James Van Praag's Mediumship training, Kyle Gray's Raise Your Vibration membership, Charles Virtue and Peroshini Naidoo's Angel Certification Program and Angelic Anminal Communication Program, Morwenna Bugano's Angel Channeling course, and Vianna Stibal's Theata Healing program.
She is an avid student of spiritual wisdom and the soul. She has extensive knowlege about Western and Vedic Astrology, Enneagram, Numerology, Fengshui Birth Element and Kua Number, Human Design, and Gene Keys.
A Journey to Joy
Have you tried to find true happiness because you feel the void in your heart even you are "successful" according to society’s standards? I have. Unfortunately, true lasting joy is an inside job, not an outside voice telling you what joy looks like.
In 2011, I was in my Ph.D. program is onset to become a professor, I married to the man of my life. Everyone thinks I am at the peak of my life except myself. I had severe anxiety and depression and frequented therapy offices. At the time, I decided to find true lasting happiness.
After my first 200-hour Yoga and Meditation teacher training, I knew I was home. I meditate every day for 20-30 minutes and started to hear the voice inside.
I keep searching and following what lights me up! From interior design to Fengshui to surface pattern design, to vedic astrology, to Ayurveda and Chinese herbal medicine, to art, to crystal healing, Reiki, and sound healing and now practicing Angelic channeling, theta healing and mediumship. I still vividly remembered when I had my first vedic astrology reading, the astrologist told me that my dharma (life purpose) this lifetime is to CREATE.
Now I've found it. I deeply believe that at my spirit level, joy and beauty are its expressions. My ancient soul was a wise teacher and healer and my humanness ask me to lead and create.
I am currently writing a book on Soul Aura Colors. The working title is The Aura Color Wheel: What Your Soul Aura Color Says About Your Soul Gifts, Wounds, and Lessons. It is my hope to help you discover your own soul journey this lifetime.
I've always love coloring and making special gifts to friends and family since I was a child. I am still like this today. My friends call me the "Color Queen".
I draw inspirations from all the beauties in life. Nature, light and shadow, scale and proportion, flowers, trees, crystals, garden, music and all the memories of traveling, delicious meals and dancing under the moon and stars. Life is about living it to its fullness, "C’est la vie"!
Meditation is another never failing source of inspiration for my work, I am highly clairvoyant and intuitive. Often times I paint what I see in my third eye. I believe creatives are channelers of the divine.
Because of my spiritual journey, I see colors as energies, in fact, everything is energy. All my art is about JOY and BEAUTY. This is the truest expression of my soul. You can feel it in my use of vibrant and saturated colors, joyful objects of life and expressive, energetic brushstrokes.
Synchronizing color, crystal and symbols energies to manifest a piece is my expertise. If you want to find a piece of art that has deep cosmic meaning and healing energy, you are in the right place.
The Holistic Healing
The healer must first heal him/herself. So they knew the suffering, the journey, and the evolution. I've done it through my 12-year journey and it continues. Lao Tzu says, “Knowing others is wise, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”
To heal is bring back wholeness again. My goal in crystal healing is to aid your inner knowing and let the solution revealed to you. We have all the answers inside of ourselves, somehow, they just got blocked or masked. I am just a guide. You are the healer and healed.
I deeply believe that our body, mind and spirit are closely interrelated. Therefore, I adopt a very holistic view in my healing services. I also combine other alternative healing modalities including Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Sound, Reiki, Channeling, Affirmations, Fengshui, and angelic channeling to create a healthy lifestyle for continuously self-healing.