The Helpers

  • We are true believers of a dream and of its magical power to make real difference in our lives and in the world.
  • We are a network of people who share a dream to create more meaningful experiences and enriching life stories.
  • We work together to provide a soulful Sedona experience for seekers from all walks of life.

* Ilchi Lee, the author of The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart, is a constant inspiration for this website, even though he isn’t involved in the operation of the site.

Sedona Experience Helpers

Banya Lim, L.Ac.
The director of BR Clinic. A master of oriental medicine and a nationally licensed acupuncturist who continues a family tradition of oriental healing extending four generations. She began her training at age seven, as an apprentice to her mother. Banya specializes in Asian energy principles for the integrated healing of body, mind, and spirit.
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Ilchibuko ToddIlchibuko Todd
Director of Sedona Meditation Center. An expert guide and teacher, she has taught personal transformation and wellness, including Brain Education classes, for over 15 years in Hawaii, Colorado, and now Arizona. Ilchibuko specializes in yoga, meditation, qigong, chakra healing, and Tao living practices. She guides you on your human journey back to your true self through a deeper connection with nature.
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Sayong Kim
COO of Sedona Mago Retreat since 2002. Healed his ten-year sciatic neuralgia and back pain within three months with Dahn Yoga in South Korea (now called Body & Brain Yoga) and went on to become a master trainer in that practice. Sayong came to Sedona Mago Retreat for the first time in 1996. His goal is to share Tao principles and practices and develop Sedona Mago Retreat into the top retreat center in the country.
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Editorial Helpers

Jiyoung Oh
Publisher and senior editor of BEST Life Media, an independent publishing house based in Sedona. Her deadly attachment to The Call of Sedona which was first published by BEST Life Media drove her to join the collaborative efforts to make the spirit of the book more widely accessible.

Michela Mangiaracina
A writer, editor, and self-taught social media diva, Michela has worked for many book, internet, and multimedia projects based in or inspired by Sedona. Sedona’s mysterious power helped her to develop many alter egos who greatly assist her to manage a handful of website and social media channels.

Mary McLean
As a writer, editor, and novelist, Mary has felt the call of Sedona in her heart for the past 20 years and has always returned to the red rocks for inspiration and discovering new paths of self-knowledge. She sees this website as a great way to help others experience their own self-discovery.

Lynn Alison Trombetta
A freelance web writer on topics of art, music, and wellness, Lynn is also a wildlife artist/photographer, professional flautist, recording artist, and published author.