Karen Villanueva is an integrative interior wellness designer and teacher for healing and wellbeing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She brings a fresh approach to wellness with a foundation in her faith rooted in love and compassion & moving through life's challenges with receptivity through her personal discovery of intuitive self-care, yoga, reiki, meditation, mindful living, environmental healing and spending time in nature. With a background of ten years of experience in the interior design industry, her mission is to create beauty within: from our homes and the various spaces we inhabit daily to the inner worlds within ourselves so that we can increase consciousness, mindfulness, and the quality of lives for ourselves, those around us, for future generations to come, for all beings of this planet, and for the benefit of the world.

LOCATION: Living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area, mainly from Marin to SF to the Peninsula. Open and available to travel for work worldwide for healing sessions, retreats, speaking and guiding transformational healing journeys.



  • The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, San Francisco, Associate of Arts Degree in Interior Design, 2007

  • The New York School of Interior Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design, 2011  

  • San Francisco Decorator Showcase, Penthouse Retreat & Terrace, Selected Designer, 2013

  • Marie Forleo's B-School (online business school), 2014-present

  • Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Workshop, San Francisco, CA, February 2015

  • West Coast Academy of Feng Shui Certification Program, In Progress

  • YogaWorks San Francisco 200-Hour Teacher Training Certification Program, June 2015

  • Angelic Reiki First and Second Degree Practitioner Training, Attunement and Certification, August 2015

  • Pediatric + Adult CPR Certification, August 2015  

  • The Art of Leadership: Communication, Creativity and Vision: Esalen Workshop, Professional Development, Big Sur, CA, October-November 2015

  • Angelic Reiki Third and Fourth Degree Practitioner Training, Attunement and Certification, January 2016

  • Angelic Reiki Advanced Degree Practitioner Training, Attunement and Certification, March 2016  

  • Angelic Reiki Master Teacher Certification, May 1, 2016

  • Reiki + Meditation Practitioner at Women's Healing Conference, Hidden Villa in Los Altos Hills, CA, May 2016 

  • A Heart As Wide As The World: Cultivating the Brahma Viharas - Love, Compassion, Joy & Equanimity: Meditation Class Series, Professional Development at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, May-June 2016

  • ALCHEMY Retreat: Tools for Inner Transformation, Co-Leader + Facilitator of Summer Solstice Women's Weekend Healing Retreat at The Stillpath Retreat Center + Spa, Woodside, CA, June 24-26, 2016

  •  Meditation Retreat, Professional Development at Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, San Jose, CA, July 2016


           Top photo by Doug Ellis: dougellisphoto.com