Meet the co-founders of Sága, Ivor and Brianna, partners in life and love in the business of healing.
Ivor Edmonds, MHA, YACEP, C.Qg, Reiki M has 20 years of experience working with homeless populations, victims of violent crime and trauma, gangs, the mentally ill, and seniors. As a Master of Gendai Reiki Ho, a Level II Usui Reiki Healer, an E-RYT 200 certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor, certified Qi Gong and Kemetic Meditation Instructor and soon-to-be-Certified Pilates Instructor, Ivor has taught seminars, corporate wellness programs and classes at Boston Public Schools, Oberlin College, Harvard Divinity School’s Reiki Association (2006), St. Francis House, Action for Boston Community Development, Tewksbury State Hospital and Boston Medical Center. He has also created and implemented many programs integrating traditional healing methods in modern contexts, including an ongoing yoga program for the MIT Track/Field and Cross Country Teams. Ivor has been connected to the Monadnock region since 2003 and is moving to Peterborough to start a family with Brianna and her daughter, and offer the benefits of his healing modalities to this community as Sága's Co-Founder and HIC (Healer-in-Chief), while maintaining his Boston-based studio, Taireiki Wellness Center.
Brianna Graves is a marketing and advertising executive who has spent 15 years crisscrossing the globe from New York to South Africa, Los Angeles to London, Amsterdam to Shanghai, Canada to Cannes, Paris to Miami and many corners in between to cover and network with the top agencies and organizations in the advertising, design and commercial art worlds. Brianna's experience spans copywriting and journalism, marketing and communications strategy, and brand and business development with various organizations including the Art Directors Club, (We are) Guru, KSV, IHAVEANIDEA, and more. She co-founded the ADC Festival of Art and Craft in Advertising and Design in Miami Beach and served as editor of its accompanying magazine, and also has written for EIGHTY Magazine. Brianna left Manhattan for the magic of Mt. Monadnock in 2015 and now resides in progressive Peterborough with Ivor and her daughter. Being at the very beginning of her own healer's journey, Brianna recently earned her Gendai Reiki Ho Level I certification, but in her role as Director of OM (Operations and Marketing) and co-founder of Sága, Brianna will focus the lens on the members of the Sága Circle, author the “Wisdom in Words” blog and tend to the health of the whole.