Breathe-Wide-Open-Header.jpg

Cristina Ruscica

Heart-Centered Coach & Author

As featured in

BRAINZ BADGE HIGH RES.png
FriesenPress-Logo.png
Crea.png

Cristina's Mission

Cristina’s mission is to help you achieve powerful and transformational breakthroughs from the limitations you hold from past experiences.  

Breathe Wide Open captures Cristina’s most significant realizations that have cleared the negativity within her life, and also created new patterns of behaviour and mindset that has opened the portal to inner expansion, potential, self-love and overall well-being. Cristina shares her personal story, with the intention to either support her readers who may have experienced their own trauma that has created a pattern of negativity, resentments and repeated unwanted circumstances, or for those who are of service to helping others.

Cristina’s journey created a road map to clearing negative blocks so that true happiness and inner power is achieved and full presence and compassion developed. Workshops and one-on-one personal growth coaching sessions are offered to assist in developing a deeper self-awareness and connection to open our space towards our potential, purpose and expansion.

Meet-Cristina.jpg

Getting Personal

Cristina has committed years of service to help strengthen children and families who have experienced family trauma and crisis.

​Cristina is a graduate from the University of Windsor, Ontario, obtaining a General Arts Degree, with her major in Psychology. She has been employed as a front line worker in her home community of Chatham-Kent, Ontario, since 1997, with children’s mental health and primarily within the child welfare sector.

In addition to her work within the Social Service field, Cristina has also gained first-hand experience of childhood trauma, and the trajectories of life that follow unhealed parts within ourselves.


Through her own life circumstances and a deeper awareness to harboured subtle resentments, she awakened to some of life’s deeper lessons and realizations that have not only been applied to her work, but also to the writing of her first published book, Breathe Wide Open. She has discovered a way to use her own story, to support others on their own path of inner healing.

Cristina is also the proud mother of two beautiful children, who have been an integral part in teaching her some of life’s most precious moments.

Mind & Body Connection

Cristina values the importance of the connection between mind and body.

Cristina holds a passion for fitness as she realized the gateway exercise has had on not only physical health, but overall emotional well-being. She has been instructing Zumba classes since 2017 after discovering her love for the
mind/body connection, as well as the high energy workout Zumba provides.

Cristina has found a way to improve both mind and body health, by incorporating the exercising of both. Cristina teaches Zumba and Strong Nation group fitness classes online, with her goal to reach anyone and everyone wanting and willing to achieve optimum mind and body health.

Zumba.png

Ways to Work with Cristina

Cristina’s services include her signature 12-week group coaching program, Inspired to Freedom; one-to-one breakthrough coaching, as well as membership for online dance fitness exercise.