The Gatekeeper's Mission

The Gatekeeper's mission is to cultivate and share a balanced lifestyle focusing on  wellness, agriculture and self care. 

Our passion for adventure, nature, vibrant cities, and food paired with our desire to understand cultures is what drives our travel and work. We aspire to be the change we want to see in the world and gain a community while doing so. 

Here's more about us..



Dakota was born and raised in Connecticut. Growing up on the coast fueled her devotion for boats, surfing, fishing and everything water related. Having a passion for exercise Dakota found herself immersed in the yoga community and her got her 200 hour yoga teacher training at Pavones yoga school in Costa Rica, a registered yoga school through Yoga Alliance


After traveling around the Caribbean connecting her love for the water, exercise and adventure, Dakota found herself in Rincon, PR continuing to explore the art of mindful living.

It is Dakota's goal as a teacher, and a human being, to empower others to explore their strengths and to lead a life full of opportunity and adventure. Dakota seeks to share her advocacy to create a positive impact in this world and live a balanced life while doing so. 



Brittany continuously strives for growth and awareness through positive practices, and has forged a path to a balanced life by combining education, health, hobbies, work and travel. As a disciplined scholar she received a Bachelors in Marketing, with a concentration in advertising. While pursuing her degree, Brittany spent time abroad learning the impacts of combining traditional studies with travel and culture, helping her shape a balanced lifestyle.

Shifting focus in 2015 from a corporate to agriculture setting, she moved to Martha's Vineyard to obtain necessary greenhouse and field skills to grow vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seed to stem. In 2018, she returned to her hometown of Warwick, RI to establish her own farm, The Gatekeeper's Harvest.  In addition to supplying several  local restaurants, she has continued to be sought to provide arrangements for celebrations and corporate events.

She continues to pursue a lifestyle concentrating on well being and balance.  She has been practicing yoga for many years. Combining her travel and advancing goals she has acquired her 200 hour teacher training  certificate in Rishikesh, India.