Meet the Jōrni Team

Our mission is to make the Jōrni a truly unique platform for mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing. If you are struggling with sadness, worry, anxiety, or stress, you are not alone. We want to help you reclaim your wellbeing and find the self-esteem and energy to go after the life you desire.

It's normal to get lost and buried under everything you have to get through every day. So, it's no surprise you may feel exhausted, drained, and unable to face another day more and more often. But there is a way to get back to that joyful and inspired YOU that had so many dreams and was ready to take on the world. There is a way to get back your energy and your focus and live your life with passion and fulfillment. There is a way out of the brain fog and there is a way out of feeling helpless, overwhelmed, and disoriented.

We provide a platform, programs, and proven techniques to help you create whole-body healing for a lifetime. Let's talk about breaking free because reclaiming your wellbeing is one of the most important journeys you will ever take.

Petra Brunnbauer

Petra Brunnbauer


Petra Brunnbauer is a Wellbeing Coach, podcast host, and the creator of The Jōrni Wellbeing Platform. After spending most of her professional career as a Management Executive, working for different companies in Canada, Petra relocated to the west coast of France with her husband and cat in 2017.

In 2019, she created The Jōrni Wellbeing Platform after a transformative personal experience inspired her to continue her own journey of healing, self-discovery, and personal development in psychology and mental health.

The Jōrni offers a comprehensive online coaching program, podcast, blog, virtual summits, and many resources to support individuals in their journey to better mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.

As the host of The Jōrni Podcast and writer of The Jōrni Blog, Petra shares her insights on holistic healing and mental health. Petra is also the host of the virtual Holistic Wellbeing Summit with over 40 expert speakers.

Petra is currently a grad student at the University of Wolverhampton, studying for an MSc Psychology of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

When she is not working on the Jōrni, Petra loves exploring history and castles in Europe and sharing her adventures on her castle blog.

Veronika Brunnbauer

Veronika Brunnbauer


Veronika fell in love with yoga at the age of 16, and after several years of practice she got certified as a yoga teacher in 2006. She continued her education at Ashrams throughout India and Nepal where she was also certified in Reiki.

After a difficult pregnancy, Veronika struggled with postpartum difficulties and anxiety for years. She started looking for a more holistic, non-pharmaceutical way of healing.

Veronika is a Hypnotherapist and Nutritional Coach, and contributes regularly to the Jōrni.

Dana Kessler

Dana Kessler


Dana is a strong advocate for holistic wellbeing, driven by her own experience of living with a chronic illness and pain that took years to diagnose. Having found relief and healing through holistic practices, Dana encourages others to explore what works for them and to become advocates for their own health and wellbeing.

When not advocating for holistic wellbeing, Dana enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time outdoors. With a recent graduation from Simon Fraser University, Dana is eager to make a positive impact and contribute to the holistic wellbeing community.

Jordan Berkhiem

Jordan Berkhiem

Marketing Technology

Jordan is a yoga instructor and completed his yoga training in the Kootenays, Canada. He likes the balance between the physical challenge of rock climbing, combined with the mental challenge of practicing yoga and mindfulness.

When he is not helping out with the Jōrni, Jordan is busy running his international email marketing agency, his advertising network, and developing his own software.

Over the years, he has built up a huge amount of knowledge and skills in the MarTech field, which comes in handy for the Jōrni's technical needs.