About

Enlightened Tours holds the vision of a Premier Tour Company that lovingly and safely ushers travelers to sacred sites around the world.  Our strengths and gifts combine perfectly to ensure that you, the traveler, can relax and trust that you are having the best experience possible.  Through our extensive travel, we have made contacts that provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you would not normally have by following a guide book.  Now sit back and let us show you the world!

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The night the seeds were planted for Enlightened Tours!

Roxanna Kopp Smith

With over two decades of experience facilitating groups, Roxanna’s passion for working with others, creating heart-opening experiences, and her dedication to sharing her knowledge, all combine in the workshops she leads around the country as well as her international retreats.  enLIGHTenment India, 2019 will be her 6th trip to India.

Roxanna is the founder of LOVELUTION! – a love revolution – which is a movement that supports self-care and unconditional love of self and others.  Her specialty is teaching about self-love and breaking this deceptively simple concept down into easy, practical tools to use daily for maximum profound impact.  She is an avid believer that we all have a light to shine in this world and it is her profound joy to help people find theirs and shine it brightly!

Roxanna has an MA in Psychology and is a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga and Meditation teacher.  She is also trained as a RYT-200 Hatha Yoga instructor.  Roxanna is the proud mama of two gorgeous beings – and just finished a fall semester on the road with her 15 year old son.  You can read more about that adventure HERE.  In her free time, Roxanna swims, hikes, cycles and roams about the world as often as possible.

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Julia Myers Patterson

Julia is a Reiki Master, healer and intuitive with vast experience in training, group work and interpersonal dynamics.  As a Human Resources professional, Julia has over two decades of corporate experience as a coach, facilitator and mediator.

Julia’s passion for personal growth dovetails beautifully with her ability to meet people just where they are and one of her many gifts is that she encourages her clients to step into their highest potential.

Julia’s dedication to personal growth, spiritual development and creating loving community all blend perfectly in the workshops and retreats she leads.  She shares Roxanna’s love of India and is excited to be going back for her third trip.

Julia has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 30 years and currently resides in the East Bay. Julia is a mother of two grown children and is an avid traveler, healer, intuitive, and loves yoga, music and sushi. Whenever possible, Julia spends time in nature with her beloved husband.

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