Mariana Varenka Schwarz

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I was born and raised in Mexico City and moved to Canada when I was 24. I’ve lived in the Kootenays and currently live in Nanaimo, beautiful British Columbia. I have an educational background in Clinical Psychology and Early Childhood Care and Education. I am a Yoga teacher for adults, children and families and currently, I work at an Infant/Toddler Centre with children 1 to 3- years old. I am a practicing student of life and I am always looking for opportunities to learn, to generate ideas and to engage in critical thinking. I absolutely love Yoga and I love sharing my time with children. I believe literacy is the key for children to access other worlds that technology cannot do in their lives. I became a Barefoot Book Ambassador to share this with families and children and to enrich my Yoga classes, which include Yoga Story Time :)

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