Toning the OM™ Team
Mary Anne Flanagan (Founder) is a Meditation Teacher, Certified Life Coach, Shamanic Practitioner, workshop facilitator, inspired speaker, and creator of Toning the OM™. Her passion is in assisting people to live life with wholeheartedness. Mary Anne’s practice in the healing arts began in 2000 after her mother passed away. She began a journey of working with various spiritual teachers, shamanic practitioners, and musicians. This work led her to facilitate national workshops on Meditation, Mindfulness, Contemplation in the Workplace, and Cultivating Joy. Her most popular retreat is the Wild Cosmic Heart. Mary Anne facilitates rhythm classes including, Sacred Pulse and 100 Drums for Peace. Mary Anne has co-led workshops with amazing teachers, musicians, poets, and writers such as John de Kadt and Ubaka Hill.
Mary Anne is certified as a Life and Organizational Coach from New York University. She studied Coaching in Medicine and Leadership with Harvard Medical School. Mary Anne has worked with nonprofit organizations for more than 22 years in management and training. Mary Anne has a private healing and coaching practice in New York City. When not toning her Om, Mary Anne enjoys writing, hiking, and birding.
All of Mary Anne’s healing work is dedicated to her beloved mom, Catherine Berry Flanagan, July 24, 1944 – July 12, 2000.
Tina Kiernan is a certified Yoga Alliance Instructor (200 Hours RYT), Shamanic Practitioner, and Reiki Master with over 10 years of experience. She combines energy medicine with Reiki to provide a unique healing experience. Tina’s services include, shamanic Reiki healing sessions, energetic body clearings, private and semi-private yoga sessions, Reiki attunements, and house and automobile blessings. Tina also works with the Akashic records to release past life issues that have come forward in the present. Tina has studied with The Foundation for Shamanic Studies, the Four Winds Society, Toning the OM™, Integrative Approaches to Healing, and the Yoga Institute of Houston, among others.
Laury Naron is an initiated shaman, and has worked as an energy healer trained in the traditions of the Andes for 15 years. She was a student of Alberto Villoldo in The Four Wind’s Healing the Light Body School in California, where she graduated with a full mesa from the Healer’s Path. She continued her studies with Lisa Summerlot Zamuto and transformed and deepened her mesa with Jose Luis Herrera, whose authentic cosmology and healing classes bring the practices of the healers of the Q’ero medicine people to life and into dynamic application for our times. She has been initiated in Peru and traveled with the Q’ero wisdom keepers. Laury currently offers spiritual coaching and energy healing and works as a teacher, facilitator and guide for anyone on the spiritual path. She also has a private psychotherapy practice in the Netherlands.
Amy Benesch is a tarot card reader, shamanic practitioner, and hypnotherapist. She also teaches writing and has published two novels and over a dozen short stories. She has taught Spiritual Autobiography workshops at Westchester Community College and the Rochambeau School in White Plains, NY.
Julianne Matzell is a certified Sivananda Yoga teacher that brings a passion and understanding to her teachings that have been gained from a lifetime of experiences. She began practicing Yoga when she was 16 and became a certified Yoga teacher in 2001 at the Sivananda Ashram in India. She believes in the magic and transformation that a Yoga practice can have on all aspects of your life. Her teachings focus on cultivating a peaceful mind, a quiet breath, and being in the present moment.
Julianne is a registered Yoga Alliance Teacher, certified in Therapeutic Assists, certified in Functional Anatomy for Yoga, and continues to expand her practice and knowledge with trainings in breath work, meditation and studies of the ancient Yoga texts and traditional practices.
She lives in Hood River, Oregon in the scenic Columbia River Gorge and enjoys hiking, gardening, biking, windsurfing and golfing.