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relaxation through movement

Mary is a certified teacher of tai chi and qigong with over 25 years experience.

Through tai chi and qigong practices she helps students engage energy to facilitate their natural healing process.


Foundations of Therapeutic Touch, Jan 19, 2020, Marilyn Johnston Svoboda, EdD, RN 12 CEU hours

Certified Teacher, Primordial Wuji Qigong Energetics by Dr. Roger Jahnke, OMD, Level 4, 60 hours intensive training

Certified Teacher, Qigong & Tai Chi from Institute of Integral Qigong & Tai Chi by Dr Roger Jahnke, OMD 200-hours intensive training

Certified Energy Healer, Levels 3 from Healing in America by Nancy O'Donohue, CEU 36 hours

Certified Teacher, Level 1 Chow Integrated Healing System & Qigong by Effie Poy Yew Chow, PhD, RN, DiplAc,100-hours intensive training

Instructor, Movements for Inner Peace, 11 forms by Richard Barr

Instructor, Tai Chi for Kids, 12 forms by Cari Shurman

​Certified Practice Leader, Tai Chi Easy from IIQTC by Dr. Roger Jahnke, OMD 25 hours

Practitioner, Tai Chi Chih 20 forms by Justin Stone

Practitioner, Taoist Tai Chi Society yang style 108 forms by Master Loy Lin-shin

Instructor, Tai Chi yang style 30 forms by Art Mueller

Ordained Minister of Walking Prayer, Center for Sacred Studies, Sonoma, CA, earth-based ministerial two year program

Certified Counseling, State of Illinois 

MS Education, Northern Illinois University

Certified Secondary Teaching, grades 6-12, State of Illinois

BA History, Northern Illinois University


Celtic Spirituality: Walking Your Path to the Sacred, Peggy Moore, 6 hr

Qigong as Elixir to Activate Self-Healing, Dr Roger Jahnke, OMD, 38 hr

4 Dimensions of Medical Qigong, Dr Roger Jahnke, OMD, 12 hr

Celtic Virtues, Jane Burns, 21 hr

Celtic Shamanism, Jane Burns, 21 hr

American Society on Aging: Fundamentals of Gerontology, Aug 2017, USC Davis School of Gerontology, 15 hours CEU

Aging with Wisdom Intensive, Sage-ing International, Georgeanna Tryban, June 23, 2017, Indianapolis, IN, 8 hours CEU

The Sacred Earth: A Celtic Perspective, John Philip Newell, June 27, 28, 29, 2016, 11 hours

Assistant to International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, Cornell, NY, Washington DC, Rhinehart, NY, Lincoln, OR, 2008, 300 hours

Cultivating Energy Wisdom for Health, Healing and Happiness by Master Mingtong Gu, 6 hours

Essential Taiji Workshop by Chungliang Al Huang, 6 hours

Three Pillars of Asian Wisdom: Taoism, Confuscianism & Buddhism by Chungliang Al Huang, 3 hours

Chow Medical Qigong by Effie Poy Yew Chow, PhD, RN, DiplAc (NCCAOMI), CEU 11 contact hours

Exploring the Depth of the Tai Chi for Arthritis Program by Dr Paul Lam, M.D., CEU 22 hours

Eden Energy Medicine with Donna Eden, CEU 30 hours

Energy Medicine for Women with Donna Eden & David Feinstein, PhD, CEU 21.5 hours

Living with Intention with Lynn McTaggert, CEU 12 hours

National Qigong (Chi Kung) Association USA, Dancing in Stillness Conference, CEU 14.75 hours

National Wellness Institute, University of Wisconsin, Tai Chi Easy Facilitator Certification, CEU 22.5 hours

Healing Intensive in Holographic Memory Resolution, Brent Baum, STB, SSL, ICADC, CCH, 19 hours

New Breakthroughs in Trauma Resolution: Holographic Memory Resolution, Brent Baum, ICADC, CCH, 1.5 hours

The Truth Will Set You Free, John Bradshaw, MA, CEU 4 hours

Labyrinths: Your Path to Discovery, Neal Harris, CEU 4 hours

The Energy of Money, Maria Nemeth, PhD,CEU 9 hours

The Anatomy of the Spirit, Carolyn Myss and Ron Roth, CEU 9 hours

Exploring Your Divine Nature for Healing, Carolyn Myss, MA and Ron Roth, 6.5 contact hours