Where the Two Seas Meet: the Skagerrak Sea from the West and the Kattegat from the East at Grenen,
interconnecting the Baltic Sea and North Sea, gateway to the Atlantic Ocean.
Shelley Noble-Letort, PhD is a graduate of UCLA and Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her PhD research is the Mythological and Depth Psychological survey of Integrative Medicine and Global Health, which will be published by Cambridge Scholars in 2020 as MAPPING CAVES: Human-Earth Expressions on Integrative Health and Our Environment.
Shelley is the founder and chairman of Nordic Integrative Medicine and the 8th President of the European Congress for Integrative Medicine, which she along with her board and community hosted in Copenhagen in 2015. Her last start-up venture was the 2011 establishment of the Santa Barbara Birth Center, the first freestanding birth center serving Santa Barbara County, California (population 500,000). Her community involvement includes environmental, therapeutic and philanthropic work for private and public schools, societies, and non-profit organizations such as the Peabody Charter School Foundation, Exploration Center, and Edible Schoolyard Cafeteria (2007, spearheaded the parent-student run Organic Milk Project delivering hand-poured certified organic milk into compostable cups to over 500 students daily). She remains a founding member of the Partnership Council of the Community Environmental Council (CEC) that founded the internationally recognized Earth Day.
Shelley comes from a 20-year background in print and television media both in front of and behind the camera. She was Owner, CFO, and Producer of an award-winning production company that specialized in on-location productions for national and international advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 Companies. She applies these production, social multimedia communication, marketing and advertising skills in environmentally sustainable ways within everything she is involved.
Shelley is a life-long practitioner of yoga; an experienced Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 200) certified yoga therapist (IAYT) since 2004 and teacher since 1999, specializing in yoga for childbirth called Yogabirth® and life-threatening illnesses called Yoga for the Heart. Her most profound teachers were Nischala Joy Devi, founding developer of the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and co-founder of the award-winning Commonweal Cancer Help Program as well as Rachel Naomi Remen MD, the founder of The Healer’s Art and The Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (ISHI) at Commonweal.
Shelley enjoys life together with her Danish husband, Claus Letort, and their Danish/American children in Copenhagen, Denmark and Santa Barbara, California. She is a global citizen having lived, worked, and studied in over 15 countries worldwide.