Karen M. Kissinger
BA. MA. CLC, CWC, CHC, ACC
Karen Kissinger is a certified Life and Wellness Coach, award winning educator and advocate for eco-friendly products and services. As a professional educator Kissinger worked for more than twenty years in secondary education and now continues to teach and coach in the areas of health, wellness and personal growth as the owner of Sonrisa Salon and Day Spa. She has expanded wellness services at Sonrisa to include coaching and wellness consulting.
As a Life and Wellness Coach and Lifestyle Behavior Change Expert she specializes in health, wellness and communications coaching for individuals, groups and couples. Karen also provides career transition and leadership coaching.
In addition, Karen is a Reiki Master and Qigong Energy Healer. Karen is a member of the Iowa Indian Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska and has incorporated the Sacred Wheel into coaching and leadership training. Karen gives instruction in meditation and is a stress mitigation specialist.
Karen is a stage four cancer survivor and supports cancer patients referred to her during their treatment.
Rockhurst University B.A.
Outstanding Graduate Student Park University, 1999 Master Degree in Education
Doctoral Candidate for Human Development and professional coaching
Certification for Life Coaching, ILCT
Certification for Wellness Coaching, Wellness Mapping 360
Advanced Wellness Coaching
CWP National Wellness Institute Certified Wellness Practioner
Peer Coaching Instructor Certificate
Tai Chi and Qigong facilitator certification IIQTC.org
SFQ Qigong energy healing level one
SFQ Qigong energy healing level two
SFQ Qigong energy healing level three
SFQ Qissage energy healing
SFQ Qigong energy healing for level four
Reiki healing levels 1-3
Reiki Master level 4
Empowered Reiki Master
Winnetonka High School Alumni Hall of Fame 2016
Northland Chamber Of Commerce Excellence in Education
Michael Carlson Award
Diamond Award Coaching, National Forensics League
Gold level certification for Green Business
Volunteer Work/Ministries Organizations
Former Board of Directors for BASE-KC an advocacy organization for Green and Local Business
Co Founder and President of Green Guides Kansas City an educational and charitable organization for eco friendly organizations and endeavors
International Coaching Federation
National Wellness Institute,
Parkville Chamber of Commerce,
Green Spa Network,
Earth Month Champion, AVEDA corporation
Advisory Board for Friends of the 1141st.
Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral