Thrive Wellness is dedicated to supporting lives of wholeness, connection, and authentic expression.
Carrie Smith-Hardee brings over twenty years of wellness and healing arts experience to her practice. She’s a trained life coach through the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts specializing in authentic living and sex-positive education. She studied Sociology at Arizona State University, was trained by the founders of Attachment Parenting International as an Attached at the Heart educator, and received coaching training through Parentcoaching.com. She facilitates East Valley Conscious Dance weekly and is a founding member of Arizona Conscious Dance. She’s a licensed massage therapist with the Arizona Board of Massage Therapy, a graduate of the Desert Institute of Healing Arts with over 1000 hours of massage therapy training. She believes deeply in promoting touch wellness, living in connection with nature, and feelings based communication.
Empowering the courageous and tender diversity alive in each person is at the heart of her work.