Blood Memories book

"Thank you so much for the beautiful reading. I have listened to the recording a number of times, and each time I do, I hear something different, or something else drops a level in my understanding. I was so inspired by your knowledge and clarity that I have signed up to study with you on your philosophy course.” - Fiona C

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About Marianne

Marianne Jacuzzi, MA; Jyotish Visharada, Jyotish Kovid, CVA; E–RYT 500 (Experienced - Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, at highest level)

How yoga became my life passion is a story with many twists and turns. You can read My Story if you like. If you want just the highlights, here they are in a nutshell:

  • Yoga Teacher in California since 1986, in Ireland since 2000
  • Yoga Teacher Trainer since 2008
  • Yoga Retreat Leader since 2009
  • Jyotish Practice since 2013
  • Meditation practice since 1968
  • Disciple of the late Ramesh S. Balsekar, enlightened sage and teacher of Advaita Vedanta
  • Jyotish Visharada, CVA, 2014
  • Jyotish Kovid, CVA 2016
  • Extensive teacher training in Ashtanga, Iyengar and Sivananda yoga, including numerous training courses, workshops and retreats with senior teachers around the world, Western and Indian
  • Direct student of Sri K Pattabhi Jois beginning 2003
  • Regular visits to India over many years
  • Advanced teaching certificate--Sivananda Yoga-Vedanta Centre
  • Advanced teaching certificate from Srivatsa Ramaswami, who studied for 30 years with Krishnamacharya
  • Over 1000 hours of yoga philosophy study with Georg Feuerstein Phd., eminent yoga scholar and practitioner (Two certificates)
  • Advanced certificate in Buddhist Psychology and Counselling from Amida Trust, UK (an order of Pure-Land Buddhists)
  • Shamanic training with the Sacred Trust (UK), the Scandinavian Center for Shamanic Studies, and the Foundation for Shamanic Studies (California)
  • Experienced Buddhist and shamanic counsellor
  • BA and MA in English literature and language, University of California
  • Author of Blood Memories, a novel
  • Certified doula and birth educator, apprenticed with independent midwife, taught pregnancy yoga in California


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