Roddey is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and began her career as a healer studying bodywork and gestalt therapy at Esalen Institute in the early 1980s. She has worked extensively with athletes and was the massage therapist for the Austin Ballet Company in the mid-1990s. She graduated from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin in 1997 with an emphasis on Tai Chi/Chi Gong meditation practices. Roddey has been in private practice for almost 30 years and incorporates custom herbal formulas, Energy work and structural bodywork into her acupuncture practice. She has taught classes and supervised clinics in both acupuncture and herbal medicine at both the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin and at Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe. Roddey has been listening to the Voices of the Earth and participating in Ceremony since she was a young woman. She is honored to be holding sacred space with these Elders and to be Fire Keeper for Vision Quest.