Education & Certification

BSW - Bachelor of Social Work - UW Eau Claire 

BA - Communication Arts - UW Green Bay

Energy Medicine - The Four Winds - HLB School of Energy Medicine

Mandala Facilitator - Dr. Judith Cornell/Rajita Sivananda

Graduate - Leadership Green Bay

AODA Counselor - Certification

Marriage & Family Counselor - Certification

Additional Training & Teachers

Hampeq  & K'anchaq Mesa - Adolfo Ttito Condori - Andean Altomisayoq

Ancestral Healing & Negative Thoughtform Unraveling - Betsy Bergstrom

Shamanic Journeying - Sandra Ingerman

Soul Retrieval - Ana Larramendi

The Plant Person Relationship - Isla Burgess

Dreamwalking - Toko-pa Turner

Ayurveda & Herbalism - Tyler Virtues Wauters

Dreaming with Jung - Dr. Robert Moss

Connecting with your Mesa - Teri Nehring



Artist, author, facilitator - Laural Virtues Wauters

Faculty Member - Hawthorn Institute  

Owner - True Nature Healing Arts Center

President/Creative Director - Infusion Inc./Goltz- Seering

Creative Director - Goltz & Associates

VP Creative Director - Media Management Inc.

Art Director - UpCom Creative

Exec. Dir. Planned Parenthood - Kewaunee County

Family & Marriage Therapist - Kewaunee County

Developmental Disabilities Counselor/Coordinator - Kewaunee County

VISTA/Community Organizer - Decatur, Illinois

Community/Volunteer Involvement 

Activist - B-local - Protecting a historic site from Walmart

Vice President - NEW Arts Council

Vice President - Downtown Green Bay Inc.

Volunteer - On Broadway Inc. - Historic Downtown Preservation

President - Wisconsin Ballet Theater

Board Member - Domestic Violence Center of Brown County

Volunteer - SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

Member - Task Force Against Domestic Violence

Volunteer - Decatur Planned Parenthood

Volunteer - Eau Claire Free Clinic

Laural Virtues Wauters

Mandala artist, author, facilitator and storyteller.


Laural encourages us to understand our personal and collective stories by exploring the internal and external landscape of our soul. She weaves history, science and nature with our sacred stories to help us dive deep within ourselves. By moving through our shadows and fears with clarity and compassion, we empower ourselves to reconnect with our inner wisdom and true nature. When we see ourselves as the creators of our reality we become active participants in the co-creation of our world. 

Bio: Born in post WWII Germany, Laural had a series of spiritual encounters with trees that inspired her to wonder. At the age of seven she and her family moved to Algoma WI, a rural town along Lake Michigan. Growing up in the 60's & 70's Laural transformed her wonder into activism. She advocated for women’s rights, civil rights and the rights of the disabled. She became a family and marriage counselor as well as an AODA counselor. Laural provided emergency intervention services for people struggling with mental illness, abuse or addiction. In the 80's she longed to reconnect with her artistic soul, which led to a 25 year career as a creative director and community leader. The morning after 9/11, Laural was inspired to untangle the shared roots of world belief and understand the walls that divided us. She saw that our sense of separation was interrelated with our disconnection from nature. Laural studied the work of Carl Jung, who identified trees as the archetype of the human psyche and mandalas as the archetype of wholeness. The circle itself, inspired by the solar year, became the container of her dreams. In 2007, Laural left her career to focus on her personal story of separation and the secrets of her adoption. She traveled back to Germany to reconnect with the her birth mother's roots and heal the longing in her heart. Laural's intrinsic connection with trees ultimately led her to begin writing books, blogs and curriculum. Today, she lives with her husband Paul Wauters, in the Siskiyou Mountains of Oregon, near their son and his family. 

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Laural is a mandala facilitator, certified by the late Dr. Judith Cornell (Rajita Sivananda). She is also a graduate of The Four Winds school of energy medicine, founded by Dr. Alberto Villoldo. Laural has been blessed to learn from many wisdom keepers including Andean Altomisayoq - Adolfo Ttito Condori (Tupaqanchi T'ito Kuntur) who initiated her as a mesa carrier. 

Books by Laural: 

      Mandala Chakra - Awaken the One Within

      Tree Spirit Tarot - Return to the Garden of our Soul

      The Guardian Tree - the true story of Carmen Sylvia.

Laural's Mandala Art: 

      Mandala Art Prints - Inkdrop Art Gallery

Laural's Blogs:

© 2007 - Laural Virtues Wauters