Resorts Director of Spiritual Wellness | Canyon Ranch Resorts
Stephanie Ludwig is dedicated to helping guests transform themselves and their lives through spiritual practices and conscious development. She specializes in soulful navigation of life changes and transitions, healing loss, grief and trauma through spiritual growth, pathways to deeper purpose and meaning in life, mindfulness, contemplative and nature-based spiritualities, dream work and writing for spiritual insight, and the scientific study of spirituality.
Stephanie earned her doctorate in Transpersonal Psychology and a master’s degree in Transpersonal Studies from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, California. She received a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt University. She is also a certified Compassionate Bereavement Care® provider through the MISS Foundation, which supports grieving families nationwide.
Stephanie has 25 years of professional experience teaching and accompanying people spiritually as a spiritual guide and retreat leader in private practice, spiritual community leader, educational program director, college instructor and crisis counselor. Prior to joining Canyon Ranch, Stephanie founded Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona, a nonprofit organization that inspires girls and women to be joyful, healthy and confident through holistic wellness education and running.
Stephanie embraces nature as a powerful teacher of mindfulness and simplicity, and cherishes regular time spent trail running, hiking, camping and backpacking in wild and beautiful places. She also revels in quiet time with loved ones, listening to the desert songbirds, reading, writing and baking.