Holistic Arts Institute

Integrating Ancient Wisdom and Modern Practice

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The most important quality that a teacher may possess is that
they are eager to learn new things and expand their knowledge base,
and experiment with better ways to achieve positive outcomes.


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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate;



our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

~Marianne Williamson








Theda Renee Floyd,





Theda is the founder and director of Holistic Arts Institute, Inc., and an innovative thinker, writer, and spiritual teacher.  She is a Registered Nurse, Certified Holistic Nurse, Certified Nurse Energy Healer, and has been active in the healing arts for nearly thirty years.  Theda holds Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Holistic Health, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Metaphysics.  She is a Registered Reiki Master Teacher and Practitioner with the International Association of Reiki Professionals.  As well, she is an ordained interfaith minister and member of A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy.  Theda is a Certified Spiritual Counselor, Certified Nutritional Consultant, Master Herbalist, Board Certified Alternative Medical Practitioner, and Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner.  She has additional diplomas and certifications too numerous to mention; lifelong studies in physics, chemistry, biology, sociology, anthropology, mythology, and spirituality; and is considered one of the foremost experts on the human subtle energy system and energy therapy applications for the Western lifestyle.  Theda has developed numerous college courses, as well as certification, diploma, and degree programs for distance learning schools.  Her many experiences contribute to a personal transition that she holds sacred, and has equipped her to better meet the healing and learning needs of thousands holistic health students.  She currently spends much of her time developing new holistic health courses and programs for HAI’s many adult learners, designing and cultivating feng shui inspired gardens, and creating healthy vegetarian cuisine.  It is Theda’s fervent wish that each of us comes to understand we are a magnificent species gifted with an exceptional planet, and that we are the catalysts for the healing of others, the Earth, and the Universe.