Mary Manning has worked as a Special Education teacher, Complementary Health Therapist and in the Health Food business. Following her retirement and in preparation for her own ageing process, she studied for four years, with the Sacred Art of Living Centre. This included the Sacred Art of Living and Dying, the Anamcara Apprenticeship and the Art of Spiritual Eldering. Mary is a Courage & Renewal Facilitator prepared by the Center for Courage & Renewal. She is a long-time practitioner of Yoga and 5 Rhythms® Movement Meditation practice.