Alexa Heim

Assistant Director, Academic Advising
Student Success
B.S psychology, minor ethnic studies / M.A Education, Counseling & Guidance in Higher Ed
BA Psychology Online
COL 450E, Internship

Alexa (she/they) is an educator, writer, musician and lifelong learner. They believe in the transformative power of radical compassion, shadow work, and rewriting one’s own narrative. Beginning their higher education in a community college setting and going on to earn an MA in Education for Counseling & Guidance, the heart of their work is to foster a space for students that is accessible, co-created, and without cognitive limitations.
In Alexa’s previous roles at colleges in California she worked in career counseling & development, academic coaching, and taught an applied work experience course.

She has an interest in shamanism and is a student of community grief rituals. They also have a spiritual & somatic healing practice where she is always in search of new modalities and different ways to support her clients. She enjoys busking on the accordion, nordic neofolk music, and being by the water.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.