- Teaches students:
- Ages 10+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- April 2006
Ylona has been teaching people to take care of themselves, their health, and their families' health since 2013.
Are you curious about essential oils? Passionate about homeopathic remedies? Fearful to try herbs? You're in luck! Ylona is here to teach you how to safely and effectively use alternative methods and naturopathic principles to help your health.
What is naturopathy?
Naturopathy is the practice of working with the body to restore balance and allow healing to occur. Naturopathy is an umbrella term, meaning it encompases many other practices. These include body work, acupuncture, homeopathy, iridology, herbology, aroma therapy, energy work, and many others.
Naturopaths work to treat the whole person. Our bodies are not simply a group of separate systems that have no effect on the others. Every part of our body is connected to the other. This means we need to find the root cause and work to heal that, not simply put band-aids on the symptoms.
There are several guiding principles naturopaths follow.
1. The body is designed to heal.
2. Give the body what it needs and it will heal.
3. Germs do not cause disease, environment causes disease. The environment is you–physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
4. Disease has many causes beyond the physical including emotional, mental, and spiritual.
5. A doctor is a teacher. This means the ultimate goal for any naturopath is to educate the client out of needing the naturopath.
6. Naturopaths serve the client. They are not the healer, they merely facilitate and witness the client on his/her path to health.
7. Naturopaths empower the client. You do the work, not your naturopath.
8. We cause no harm.
In addition to naturopathy, Ylona is trained as a Life Coach and is working towards a certification in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).
Marie is very patient and easy to work with. She makes learning the piano fun!
Marie is so wonderful and patient with my kids. My son is very shy and extremely hard on himself. Marie has a way to make him feel relaxed and better about himself
Marie is extremely patient, and very encouraging. When the kids talk, she hears them out, and is attentive. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher!
She's wonderful and very patient with the kids. Highly recommend!
My lessons with Marie are perfect for me. She is a very positive person which adds to my excitement of learning. Marie also understands that each person has areas of music that are easier to grasp than others areas and provides me with worksheets for my difficult areas; very helpful. Marie is also able to recognize how much I can do in a week (how many pages in the lesson and technique books) so I don't feel overwhelmed or underwhelmed.
I look forward to many more lessons with Marie and give her a 5 star rating. BTW, she comes to my house, which I appreciate, which allows me to play on my own piano for lessons.
Marie is a student of mine and has been for the last 4 years. She has a vast knowledge of music and how to sing properly and has the ability to bring out the best in her students. I highly recommend her.
Marie is patient and fun
Marie is my wife. However, she has also helped me learn piano. I am not good, however, she is patient with me. Let's face it, if she can teach me, she can teach anyone!
Marie is very talented (all husbandly love aside). She sings like an angel even when she would say she is doing terribly.
She enjoys teaching and goes the extra mile, often spending hours a week after lessons making sure her students have the warmups needed, music examples, and anything else you can think of to help them.
And, like I said, if my wife can teach her husband piano with a smile on her face, she can have patience working with anyone.
Helped my daughter with more than just piano
I never realized how much positive growth my daughter would gain from learning music.
Abby was a shy ten year old when she first started taking piano from Marie. After a year of working with Marie, Abby is doing better in school, has friends, and has come out of her shell. I do believe learning music in a supportive, loving environment helped her. Abby said to me the other day that with a little practice and hard work she can do anything; shoot for the stars and you might just land on the moon. That is something I have heard Marie say to her before too.
I cannot recommend her highly enough.
Marie is wonderful. I worked with her while she lived in Florida. I went to her as a beginner with voice, never having sung before. She made learning enjoyable and I achieved my goal of singing with my music major wife on her recital!
I never thought music could be so much fun to learn and didn't think I could really sing but Marie showed me how to sing the best I could.
Marie helped my son prepare to audition for college as a voice major. He was accepted. We have enjoyed working with her.
I worked with Marie for a few years before she moved away from Florida. We worked on piano and voice. She was patient and encouraging. I am in my 60s and she had no issue with that. She always said that music is for everyone. If she lived closer I would still be studying with her.
Marie is a wonderful teacher. She worked with me to make sure I was comfortable with everything suggested. I have never played the piano before but I found that it was enjoyable. We also covered basic music theory.