Ashley Oppon is a Registered Nurse, Shamanic Practitioner and a Death Midwife. She is also a Home Funeral Guide, and an advocate for Medical Aid in Dying and Green and Natural Burials. Seeing death in many different ways throughout her nursing career, she wanted to do more work to make death culture more of a place for reflection and healthy grieving. She has done extensive death training and can support individuals from advanced planning to funerals and vigils. With her death work she hopes make the dying process a space for peace at the end.
Mark R Reinhart has been actively involved in the energetic arts since the age five. He plays and teaches guitar and piano, is a Alumni of Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA and has performed through the country both as a soloist and with numerous bands, most notably Jay Black and the Americans (This Magic Moment, Cara Mia, etc.). Mark entered the world of Eastern Philosophy in the mid 1960s. He has extensive and ongoing training in all aspects of theTraditional and Classical Chinese healing arts including herbs, stones, dietary, essential oils and acupuncture/acupressure. He has training in the St. John method of Neuromuscular Therapy. Mark is versed in numerous styles and systems of Qigong and Taijiquan, as well as other Internal and External martial arts. He holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Qigong and has been a Professional Member of the National Qigong Association (NQA) since 2006, serving on the Board of Directors of the NQA for fourteen years sitting as President for four years. He lectures, teaches and holds workshops across the country and has been a regular presenter at the NQA Annual Conferences and various Holistic Expos. Mark is the creator of Three Rivers/12 Steps: Qigong for Recovery which combines the 12 Steps of AA and the Chinese Philosophy providing a unique approach to addressing addiction and the addictive mindset. His book. Tune Up… You’re on in Ten Minutes was published in 2004, and his current work, Thunder Over Wind… Another Doorway into the Wisdom of the Yi Jing (I Ching) is currently in its second edition. Mark studio, Three Pure Rivers Studio for the Arts, is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania
Meryl is a spiritual beach loving cat mom helping you RECLAIM your self worth, self trust and confidence. She’s spent her life learning how to love and accept herself by healing her chronic stress & negativity. 5 years ago she was let to EFT & decided to follow her calling to be a healer/coach so you won’t suffer like she did. She is an EFT Int’l Accredited Certified EFT practitioner in levels 1-3 and is trained in inner child ancestral healing, Optimal EFT and is trauma informed. If she is not cooking in the kitchen you’ll find her in a yoga class, dancing and singing karaoke.
MARCI HOPKINS is an award-winning TV Personality, host and creator of Wake Up with Marci, a Recovery Expert on Fox, CBS, NBC and ABC and the author of ‘Chaos to Clarity: Seeing The Signs and Breaking The Cycles’.
Wake Up with Marci is a talk show that airs on the CBS owned WLNY-TV 10/55 in the Tri-State area, streams on Hulu Live at 10 am on Saturdays, and is available on all podcast platforms.
Wake Up is a talk show filled with inspiration and empowerment. Marci shares stories of triumph and transformation to spread hope and encouragement for her viewers.