Breathe Wide Open


Heart Aligned Life Coaching to Connect You with YOU

Ways to Work with Cristina

Cristina’s services include her signature 12-week group coaching program, Inspired to Freedom and one-to-one breakthrough coaching.

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Meet Cristina

Cristina is the Founder of Cristina Ruscica, Heart Aligned Life Coaching and is a #1 International Bestselling author. Cristina is a thought leader in overcoming barriers associated from childhood trauma, by strengthening self-awareness, using the power of perception and rewriting the script.


Cristina holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree Gen.(Psychology) and has 25 years of experience helping others navigate through crisis and trauma situations.  The profound realizations within her own personal journey of healing and transformation, have created the basis for her writings. She has designed a unique modality, using both mindset and intuitive connection, as the pillars of her coaching programs that help others through healing, breakthroughs from barriers associated from past trauma, and creating transformative and lasting change.


Cristina is the author of Breathe Wide Open: Exhale the Past and Fearlessly Recalibrate Your Life, and as a contributing author to, Aligned Leaders: Sage Wisdom From Women Choosing Their Soul’s Mission Over Societal Expectation With no Regret.


She is committed to spreading the message of trust within the journey, as well as enriching lives and service by helping others uncover their own inner-power and internal wisdom through connection with self.


Cristina’s offerings include one-on-one consultations, group programs and workshops, as well as her published books and articles.


Cristina provides heart-centered coaching that focuses on strengthening the connection between body, mind and soul. Once awareness is gained to this inner-connection, it becomes the gateway to achieving transformational breakthroughs from barriers as a result of past lived traumatic experiences.

Cristina’s coaching elevates you towards inner-peace, self-love, as well as opening a portal to your potential and abundance in all life areas. Cristina’s programs are designed to bring your awareness to your own inner power that will lead you the way to healing. This is accomplished through a variety of services including one-to-one breakthrough calls and coaching programs.


About Breathe Wide Open


Cristina Ruscica, leads you on a journey of self-discovery by way of using her own childhood trauma as the blueprint. You are shown firsthand understanding about unresolved and unforgiven resentments, and the ways they continue to show themselves.

In addition to her own personal experience, Cristina contributes her insights about trauma from her work helping others navigate through their own crises. It became apparent that there is an energy we carry with us at all times, that shows itself through to all outcomes.     

After over forty years of harbouring resentment and underlying hurt towards her own past, Cristina’s writings in her journal lead her to freedom from the ties she had been held to for so long. This pathway is shared, that will undoubtedly open anyone to their own journey of healing, forgiveness and inner peace. 

Published Articles

3 Truths for Badass Inner Peace from Brainz Magazine

Have you ever wondered the reason so many people are held tight within the grip of anxieties and dissatisfaction? There is a plague of the mind that involves worry, doubts, fears, regrets, shame, guilt, and on and on... 

Never Lose Hope Even If It Feels Like You Lost Everything

There is always an opportunity to see the glimmer of light that radiates beneath any debris. The messiness that was left behind from the fallen thoughts, beliefs, or interpretations that once clouded our view...

Pillars Of Breathe Wide Open: Release The Past And Take Control of Your Out Of Control Life

Have you ever found yourself pushing up against things in this life? This may look like wishing something...

Enjoy deep insights, life lessons and pivotal moments that you can relate to. Allow me to bring you to heightened 
awareness and different perspectives that will raise your vibration, helping you connect with life in an entirely new way. 

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Are you ready to free yourself from the hold that any past experience has had on you? Find your own inner power by taking any person, place or thing and use it to propel you to your authentic self. Make peace with anything from your past, once and for all, and watch your life dramatically change and open to a world of potential. 

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Zumba with Cristina

Zumba group exercise classes provide you with all the elements necessary for complete body/mind connection, instant high vibe state as well as entering into the flow of the activity. You will be left feeling exhilarated, energized and full of vitality and strength. 

In addition to this being a highly effective means of cardio exercising with potential of burning significant calories in a one hour class, there are other benefits that are just as powerful.

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Upcoming Events & Classes

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Dec 11 - Dec 17