Counseling Practitioners and Healing Arts
Healer, Yoga Instructor, Artist, Life Coach
Marisa Manriquez, MA
The Women's Spirituality Program, MA Alum
Marisa Manriquez is an empathic healer, poet, and alchemist with a background in emotional intelligence, psychic awareness, and Andean shamanic practices. She is the face of Soul Witness, a site dedicated to personal transformation, and collective freedom. She is also an author and curator of SONRISAZULIMAR, a blog of poetry, art, and other awakened musings.
Marisa believes that the cultivation of presence through awakened creativity, embodied awareness, and play, are essential for passageway into a deeper understanding of the soul's intelligence, and alignment with one's path of personal healing, which is imperative for the evolution of the collective.
Marisa has a Master's degree in Philosophy and Religion with a concentration in Women's Spirituality from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, is a certified yoga Instructor through the Niroga Institute of Oakland, California, and is an initiate in the shamanic lineages of the Eye of Horus, Deborah, and the Aymara people of the Andes.