Our Tribe & OFFERINGS
What is Healing?
The Power Of A Spiritually Empowered Life
With all of the challenges we are seeing in todays day and age have you noticed that people are beginning to seek something greater than what they can see or touch? You yourself might be looking beyond the 1% (our world) and into the 99% (everything else) for the help, support, growth and self-realization that you deserve. Spirituality is such a broad term and is personal to most. This is why we meet you exactly where you are within your soul journey. Just like a raptured bone needs to mend, so does the mind, spirit and emotion. Choosing to heal doesn't mean you are broken, it means you are human. Spirituality is the backbone of our mission to serve utilizing modern energy medicine, talk therapy, coaching , physical movement, intuition and cognitive re-imagining to do so. Healing can be intense, yet sometimes subtle, and though you may feel results right away, sometimes they show up after time. What you receive is often exactly what you need and it will provide the most insightful benefit to you.
Current Services Offered
The power to heal is already within, sometimes we need some help locating it
Reiki Healing with Spiritual Mentoring
Relax to soothing music and let the reiki energy flow through your body. You can expect guided meditation, deep breathing, a full chakra balancing and whatever else is intuitively led to perform. The session will begin with 30 minutes (a taste) of guided messages and or spiritual life coaching/mentoring centered around your current needs. This option is all encompassing and geared towards deep spiritual healing, cognitive recharging and emotional freedom. Aromatherapy and pressure point work also will be utilized. LA & Hoboken/NYC
Reiki is a non-denominational healing method and is beneficial to anyone who wishes for a better life. Reiki relieves stress as well as any acute medical conditions. It also promotes healthy healing in cancer patients going through chemotherapy. It can aid in emotional stress, eating habits, depression, anxiety disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, spiritual motivation, infertility, prenatal health, boosting energy and balance, negative thinking repair, trauma repair, and over-all wellness. A reiki master uses source energy combined with light touch to open energetic channels, remove emotional blocks and transmute negative flow into positive life force energy. LA & Hoboken/NYC
REIKI & spiritual Responce Therapy
Reiki is a trifecta of healing for the physical, energetic, and spiritual bodies. After muscle testing the client for an oil blend that will relax and open them to receive the light work, they will relax on the table and melt into the music of soothing singing bowls. As Faith uses Reiki with her hands, a non-invasive technique from Japan, she will also be communicating with the client’s High Self using Spiritual Response Therapy. SRT is a modality that clears limiting past or present-life programs, discordant energies and spiritual blocks. Together, these three practices result in resounding and lasting positive changes!Each session includes an individualized oil blend and Spiritual Response Therapy. LA & Remote
Transcendental Meditative Healing
This service energetically transforms your hyper emotional state, mental blocks and negative core belief systems through visualization and meditation. This session is a portion coaching and a portion deep somatic, spiritual and emotional release using both cognitive and metaphysical techniques and also serves as a guide on how to incorporate meditation and mindfulness into your daily life. This session can be an add on to any coaching or mentoring session. LA/Hoboken/NYC & Remote
Over the course of an hour you will be taught the Theta Healing meditation with a deep dive into your personal energetics. With intuition and discussion we will connect with Source Energy to reprogram your belief and energy systems to heal as well as generate frequencies for manifestation, authentic experiencing, and tool sets to connect and reach your personal life goals. Practically speaking, we have worked with folks to clear resentment from past romantic relationships, early childhood, and family/genetic experiences. We look at the energetics behind your emotions and behaviors as related to diet and exercise, career money, sleep, anxiety and so on. The goal is to initiate creative flow within the body, mind and spirit. In a session you can expect an experience of your multidimensional energetic nature, new perspectives on what may be happening for you energetically, and an increase in flow and personal intuition. LA
PSYCHIC, INTUTION,TAROT & ASTROLOGY
Intuitive Messages and Psychic Consultation
Acclaimed Intuitive, James Bene uses his natural intuitive skills in order to channel divine messages and psychic impressions. His abilities include clairvoyance, psychic hearing, deep knowing, mediumship, energy reading, tarot and numerology. James is a a highly valued and responsible intuitive with over 10 years experience! His sessions are informative, eye-opening yet healing. James has helped many people from celebrities to school teachers find the clarity, peace and reassurance they were looking for. James works in Los Angeles, New York and beyond. He teaches psychic development courses and is the owner of Bene Mudra. LA/Hoboken/Remote
As a healer and gifted psychic, Lesa is able to intuitively connect with your energy through your voice. Her spiritual guides and angels create an open safe space to connect, thus allowing Lesa to see hidden layers that need to be uncovered. If you’re at a crossroads in your career, relationships, transitions or just looking for clarity, Soul Readings will provide you with concrete direction and answers so you can move forward instantly and with confidence. Readings with Lesa are extremely intuitive, healing and transformational as she uses her natural born gifts to channel spirit into your soul! LA/Remote
Our goal at Bene Mudra is for you to leave readings achieving peace of mind. We wish you to walk away understanding your place amongst the world. You are receiving guidance, but first and foremost, you are receiving healing. Finding the key to the next step in your journey is where tarot comes into play. Each sessions can be used for questions of curiosity, as in where a relationship headed or how someone else feels about you, but it will also be used to your advantage as a form of therapy. What do I need to focus on in order to achieve ___? How do I break my toxic attachments? This is where tarot really shines! We would love to help you improve your circumstances and reach your highest self through the art of Tarot. Each session opens with a cleansing meditation to ready the soul to receive. LA/Remote
Past Life Reading & Regression
Through past-life regression, Dr. Brian Weiss says it's possible to heal—and grow—your mind, body and soul, as well as strengthen your present-day relationships. He says one of the most common signs of a past life is déjà vu—the sensation that you have met a person before or have visited someplace previously. Sometimes, this déjà vu feeling is a sign of a past life with a particular person or in a specific place.
Delve into your past lives in order to unlock and let go of deep karmic ties, wounds and blockages that may be holding you back in this lifetime. A past life reading consists of a psychic channeling the possible past life experiences that will best serve you today where as a regression is a therapeutic treatment involving light hypnosis and relaxation techniques which guide you into experiencing 3 past life accounts. LA/Hoboken
Astrology & Tarot enlightenment Sessions
You may know your sun sign and read your horoscope every time and again, but it doesn’t feel personal enough to you. You’re at a crossroads in your relationship, your career, health and wellness or all of the above. Or maybe things are going swimmingly but you want an understanding of what’s next.
An integrated Tarot and Astrology Reading on one or two topics of your choice and curated advice for your path ahead.
Follow up email with detailed notes on your session, including curated prescriptive next steps. Remote/LA
Personal Astrology Sessions 1 & 2
Master astrologer Lauren D'Alvia dives deep into your natal chart to bring you full answers to all of your
astrological questions. Connect to your soul purpose and the meaning of life as guided by your planet positions. This session can be done in 2 parts or all at once. Remote/LA
We dive into the numerology of your life path and all the trimmings. We also go deep into the numerology of this year and next (both very clear messages for navigating these times). Learn codes to use these numbers in the real world and follow the magic. Numerology gives you the backbone to what is coming and how to utilize certain energetic realities.
45 mins. LA/REMOTE
SPIRITUAL & LIFE COACHING
This is a prime opportunity for you to begin to open up and release by discussing and receiving counseling on
individual conflicts, traumas or hardships. Having a one on one session with an intuitive or spiritual healer can drastically improve negative thinking, old habits, emotionally instability, grief and more! Learn tools necessary in over-coming negative core beliefs, trauma, anxiety, fear and or depression. James Bene has helped many people through transitional periods in their lives by guiding them to live a more spiritually centered and authentic life as he believes that every problem we humans face is a spiritual one. LA/Hoboken/NYC/Remote
Personal Development Life Coaching
Coaching with Thomas helps you to connect with the core of what you are seeking so you can achieve your outward goals through inward alignment. Based on the empirically supported evidence that your thoughts create your emotions, actions, and life experience, Thomas will guide you to safely explore your current perceptions about yourself for
accuracy and support you to view your world in a more accurate, balanced, and useful way.
Through the use of focused action, affirmations, thought challenging,
visualization, experimentation, and positive reinforcement, you will begin to not only achieve what it is you set out to have with lasting results, but discover a deeper and more loving you through the process as well. LA/Remote
Soul Transformation Coaching
This Is designed to help you break old patterns and rewire your subconscious mind to create an authentic connection with source, your relationships, and yourself. This session will help unleash your gifts and soul purpose through specific processes that were created and downloaded personally for your highest evolution and success. Coaching will allow you to find the highest level of spiritual, emotional, and healing support and will allow you to fully embody and connect to your true inner power.
In this session different techniques may be used to remove the blocks, traumas, and obstacles in the energy field or body including: Quantum Healing, Kwan Yin Reiki, Deeksha, Angel Therapy, and Divine Light Channeling. LA/Remote
Personal and small group Guided Meditation packages
This series provides 3 or 5 private guided and healing meditations catered to your current life situations, aspirations and healing needs! If you have trouble meditating or simply wish to learn how in a safe and uplifting way, this is for you! Our meditation style centers more on energy healing, mindfulness and guided imagery.
A great add on to any Spiritual Life Coaching Package as a way to release stress, anxiety and worry!
Sessions may be done over the phone, so relax and listen as you surrender yourself within the comforts of your own home with one of our amazing meditation coaches.
You will have a 30 minute phone consultation prior to discuss your meditation plan! Meditation sessions are meant to be completed once a week and are 45 minutes in length. You will also receive a half hour guided audio meditation made just for you and your needs to be used daily. LA/Hoboken/Remote
PRIVATE & GROUP HEALING YOGA
Private or Group Yoga with Energy Healing
Gabriella will guide you though an individualized yoga session that may include Vinyasa flow, Yin, Kundalini and or Restorative Yoga. This tailored yoga class will help you develop a better understanding of particular poses you may want to learn more about or poses that can specifically help you and your body. Develop a deeper understanding of breathing and meditation exercises. Individuals of all levels welcomed. All sessions include Reiki healing and aromatherapy during a deep 15 minute healing shavasana! Hoboken/NYC
Private & Small Group Bene Yoga or Restorative
Kim is a highly versatile yoga teacher with a flare for correct alignment, challenging poses, inversions and fun! Her sessions will be designed to fit your personal yoga needs! We offer, pre-natal, restorative and vinyasa flow catered to beginners and advanced yogis! Kim is a long time fried of Bene Mudra and we are thrilled to have her on our team. All of our classes end with a 15 minute meditation utilizing aromatherapy and hands on healing. Flow, sweat, stretch, learn then let go to soothing music, a warm guided hand and a full soul connection. Restorative, Vinyasa, Flow 2 & prenatal offered. Hoboken/NYC
Private & Small Group Yoga
Our Yoga sessions are catered to the needs of the individual student. Leigh is verse in all levels of practice including yin and restorative.All sessions end in a 20 minute meditation with hands on healing and aromatherapy. LA
Yin + Yoga NiDra Session
Yin yoga works deep into the connective tissues to activate change at a soul core level. This session focuses on deep stretch and grounding. These floor poses are often held for 5 mins or longer, encouraging blissful meditative release. Yin is an amazing add on for anyone who hasn't active lifestyle and those looking to optimize their health both physically and mentally!
You begin with 10 minutes of breath work establishes the connection between mind and body. This is followed by 35 minutes of yin yoga, a practice that targets the deepest tissues of the body - ligaments, joints, bones and deep fascia networks - through passive, longer-held postures, with he aid of props and hands-on adjustments. Calming essential oils and a 30 minute yoga nidra meditation rounds off the session to leave the body, mind and spirit feeling refreshed, invigorated and most importantly, connected and grounded. LA
PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING
Combining physical movement with affirmative thought is scientifically proven to release emotional and traumatic stress at its core. We understand that the mind and body are uniquely connected; one can not perform at full potential without the other, so we have created a fitness model that not only will build physical strength, but will encourage the release of negative thought patterns as well as helping release stale emotions, anxiety, depression, guilt, fear and the like. This fitness/coaching combo results in a complete return to self love, which should bethe foundation of any strong, sexy and toned physique. Get ready to push your body, expand your mind and move your soul towards a new, stronger and more abundant you...physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually with our full, inclusive monthly training programs!
This is a session based in Soulfit movements. Stretch to new levels of spiritual and physical heights! This combination stretch class will not only guide your muscles to elongate and align, but will help in the releasing of stored energetic and emotional blocks.
Stretching is an imperative component to any physical routine. The more flexible you are with your body, the more flexible you become on a wholistic level. Life is all about being able to bend and flex within the twists and turns you often face. Learn to live in the flow of life instead of the rigidity and limiting confines of the un-solved mind.
Corporate/Large Scale Events:
We offer most of our services for your corporate event needs! This may include corporate parties, retreats, large scale venues, live appearances and other. These rates vary depending on location, travel, lodging, etc. You will be responsible for the service rate plus all travel including a per diem for food.
Before booking and payment you must reach out to James Bene personally to go over specific details, quotes and to fill out a contract agreement.
Private Group readings/Parties
James offers his Intuitive services for events or private parties! Host James at your home, small party or small business (wellness center, yoga center, etc) Group rates will vary depending on how many guests you intend read! Large groups over 15 will hold no guarantee of service.
Before booking and payment you must reach out to James personally to go over specific details, quotes and to fill out a contract agreement.
email Info@benemudra.com to request your corporate event or private group reading.
la gente di bene mudra
James Bene is an Intuitive Usui Reiki Master, psychic, spiritual coach and the owner of Bene Mudra Wellness. He is a popular bi-coastal gifted light worker who has worked with over one thousand clients over the years. James not only has tapped into the deep well of his own intuition but he’s helped many to enhance the relationship with their own divine innate knowing. With over 11 years of experience studying, teaching, healing and mentoring in the realms of metaphysics, intuition and spirituality, James is now working on his first book and is continuing to expand his company Bene Mudra Wellness in Los Angeles, the NYC area and online with an array of services, podcasts and events and more! He sees clients at his Downton LA location.
Gabriella Carabasi is an intuitive Reiki master, 200 hr certified yoga instructor, meditation teacher, and energy expert. She is currently attending PCOM to obtain a masters in acupuncture.Her strong connection to the energy of the Universe and the energy of others makes her a supportive and compassionate healer as well as an effective teacher. She has mastered working with Prana to bring the energetics of her clients' physical body, mind, and soul into balance. She works to achieve balance with the yin and yang in her own life, and she is excited and passionate about sharing that with her clients. Gabriella completed her 200 hour Pavana Warrior Yoga Teacher Training at Pavana Yoga Studios and Reiki Master Certification through Bene Mudra Wellness.
Kim's intention as a yoga teacher is to create an environment that is supportive, inclusive, nurturing and light-hearted. Classes are influenced by her studies with gifted teachers of vinyasa, Iyengar, restorative and prenatal yoga, as well as ancient yogic texts and their modern interpreters. She loves to draw inspiration from poets and philosophers, religions and cultures, anatomy courses, and anyone with helpful tools that might provide insight for navigating our complicated existence.
Kim's classes incorporate alignment-based vinyasa, and also slow movements that allow for exploration and precision. Students practice different breathing techniques and meditate and build courage by going upside down and build compassion when it doesn't always work out.
I am forever mindful about how to share, apply, and articulate the ancient teachings in a way that is relevant, relatable and helpful to students.
Kim Sauer is a businesswoman turned fitness professional. She is the owner and founder of MODA KIM, a company that offers personal training, group fitness, nutritional guidance, and spiritual exploration. She takes a deeper holistic approach to connect individuals with their health, fitness, nutritional and spiritual aspirations. She brings 9 years of experience including running, Pilates, barre, HIIT, boot camp, spin, personal training, nutrition, stretching, injury prevention and recovery, pre/post natal, and spiritual healing. Having worked for Back on My Feet, Lithe Method, Local Barre, Wheelhaus, and Cycle Bar gives Kim a broad understanding of different approaches to fitness. Kim has experience managing instructors, studios, and creating/leading training programs. With a background in Marketing and Theatre from Villanova University, Kim has been a gymnast, model, actor, singer, dancer, barre/indoor spin/group fitness instructor, life coach and spiritual leader. Her boundless energy and enthusiasm are evident in all she does. Kim loves to push clients to their very best - you will feel Kim's focus, energy, humor, and passion in every session with her.
Metaphysics, Spirituality, and Astrology always felt at home to Lesa. As long as she can remember she could see, hear, and know things before they happened. Being raised as a Buddhist and born to an eastern culture her path was set before her even though she didn’t understand what the mission would be in this life. As a mystic and seeker of consciousness, she began a journey of self - traveling to sacred sites, studying with teachers and healers from all over the world (for the last 20 years) to understand herself and heal the old traumas. From this space many doors opened and reactivated her healing gifts, psychic abilities, and memories of many lifetimes as a healer and teacher. Knowing her purpose and mission has allowed Lesa to continue to grow inward, so that she was able to assist, guide, and transform life with love, compassion, and understanding for personal growth. As a result her clients will instantly receive guidance, feel lighter, gain clarity, and have the confidence to move forward with peace and freedom.
Lesa is trained in Quantum Healing, Kwan Yin Reiki, Deeksha, Angel Therapy, and Divine Light Channeling. Sessions are in person or remote!
Thomas Dunleavy, ASW, CPC is a mindfulness based Certified Professional Coach, psychiatric social worker, public speaker, and workshop leader with over eight years’ professional service in the personal development field. Using a compassionate, person centered, and solution-oriented approach, Thomas brings a genuine excitement for maximized potential to his work, which draws from diverse spiritual teachings, Eastern philosophy, Positive Psychology, and the most contemporary evidence-based techniques.
Thomas graduated with the highest honors from the University of Southern California (USC) where he earned his Master of Social Work with a concentration in Adult Mental Health and Wellness, in addition to receiving his coaching certification from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). Thomas has been awarded the prestigious Order of Arete for social contribution and leadership from USC, and is a proud member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the National Association of Social Workers. In addition to meditation and serving the Los Angeles homeless population, Thomas is passionate about cultivating empathy, kindness, and respect for the inherent worth and dignity of all.
Jacqueline Fardella is a model, writer and lightwkrker. A naive New Yorker currently living in Los Angeles, her mission is to inspire optimism and healing through empathy. At an early age she discovered her gift for writing, through which she realized her gifts as a clairvoyant. She channeled her gifts into the art of Tarot where she currently thrives. Her mission is to share her unique experiences and spiritual knowledge in order to help others heal and thrive. Asa former dancer she has learned how to flow within the movements of life. She has a deep infinity towards music and is an advocate for autism. We are thrilled to have Jaqueline with Bene Mudra!
Faith was introduced to Spiritual Response Therapy at a young age, and by the time she picked up a pendulum at 19 the connection easily flowed. A birth abnormality resulted in two summers spent in a body cast, and the pain she continued to struggle with as an adult pushed her to investigate other alternative healing techniques. After moving to LA she enrolled in a Reiki training course which set her on a path to heal others. Animals were her first patients, and she continues to perform Animal Reiki throughout the Southern California region and worldwide through distance healing sessions. A few more years and Faith Reiki was developed – a three-prong system that treats the physical, energetic, and spiritual bodies for balance, peace, and rejuvenation. She specializes in working with clients struggling with disordered eating patterns and grief. Faith lives in Los Angeles with her husband and several happy plants.
As a child growing up in the Native American Church, Liliana's family taught her from a young age how to hold sacred space and intention in communion with Creator. Through experiences with plant medicine, Liliana has developed a deep sensitivity and intuition in the realm of energetics. This clear pathway has allowed her to transform her life from sickness to health and though extensive study, co-create potent energetic, emotional, mental, and spiritual healings for all in need. Her sessions are safe, sacred, and healing with a playful lightness that is not afraid of the dark. Liliana views herself as an engineer that works to bring all beliefs, programs, and energetics up to date.. Lilians's specialties include ancestral, genetic and relationship healing.. which will align all aspects so that your greatest potential may be achieved. Liliana is an herbalist as well as a seasoned certified Theta Healer. She is the modern day fairy, as her connection to the earth is her light force! She is also a singer/songwriter!
Through my journey of training hundreds of clients, I started to see certain patterns emerge that went beyond the physical. I noticed the mental-emotional and physical connection that my clients were experiencing during training, so I got my master’s in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Family System & Relationships.
I began to fuse the two worlds of fitness and psychology, falling deeper in love with the work and I realized I needed to share my knowledge, experience and education with the fitness community.
I am here to support people in creating positive relationships with themselves through the vehicles of fitness, psychology, spirituality, nutrition & laughter. I wasn't the fittest, most athletic girl growing up, but I found a healthy way to create it, and you can to! Follow me and get your fitness and mindset levels to the place you have always dreamed they could be!
With a strong foundation grounded in yoga and various dance modalities, I approach fitness and training from the perspective of movement as meditation. I intuitively connect to the individual and the unique needs of the greater body, thus healing mind and spirit in a divine collaboration that we as human beings share when creating together. The connection between mind and body has always been my greatest curiosity, and through my studies and practice I have discovered their magnificent correlation, and find great passion in accompanying others on their journey to this life-altering realization. I currently teach yoga and fitness all over Los Angeles an am excited to get to know each of you!
After graduating from UVM Shaun relocated to Los Angeles where she was cradled in the arms of every yogic style under the sun. After her 200 -hour teacher training she craved more knowledge of esoteric and authentic yogic methods and philosophies. In 2019 Shaun graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Master of Arts in Yoga Studies. During the acquisition of her M.A. Shaun was exposed to a plethora of the yogic texts, practices and studies, including Sanskrit, Buddhism, Jainism and a two- month adventure in India. Shaun’s studies have allowed her to create inclusive, authentic, and rich classes that use ancient and classical yogic texts to support the many practices offered. Through imagination and breath, Shaun offers a well-rounded class to many populations, including the homeless and the incarcerated. Drop into her class for a freeing, creative, and warm practice.
Alex Caiola is the founder of High Priestess of Brooklyn, a spiritual wellness platform designed to help people access the benefits of mysticism for their everyday lives.
As a rising Capricorn/Gemini Sun/Scorpio Moon and a lifelong student of all things mystic, Alex uses Tarot and Astrology as a language to interpret energy. She discovered her gift of Claircognizance (Psychic Knowing) in her ’20s, smack-dab in the middle of her ten-year career in Talent Management. Both careers have been centered around her innate ability to understand people and help them become the best versions of themselves.
An artist and native New Yorker, Lauren was always an ancient soul tapped into eternal wisdom ⇞ A poet and performer since birth, she spent her early years studying the cosmos and the human condition and making art and watching films. Seeing patterns and magic everywhere, it was during this time she uncovered and cultivated what she calls “the Golden Thread.” While it has multiple meanings in society, Lauren’s Golden Thread refers the plane that runs through everything - the Divine - or Universal Light (or anything you want to call it.) All things led Lauren to many mentors who guided her to study the cosmos at an even deeper level, thus making her the expert she now has become! She is happily settled in Santa Monica, CA