about us page
Patrick and Silvana, your hosts and workshop facilitators
To listen to our half-hour radio show interview from October 7th in
Conscious Living, a Blog Fact Radio program.
We cover our move to South America, our holistic practice, our
shamanic work, our involvement with the Pachamama Alliance, Ama-Deus, and of course...
Be The Transformation Retreat
Ama-Deus Practitioner and Instructor, Reiki Master, Psych-K Practitioner, Theta-Healing Practitioner, Microcurrent Technology Practitioner, Holistic Health Consultant
Author of "Meaning and Effect of Mayan Healing Practices: An Ethnographic Study in Guatemala” (see Amazon.ca or Amazon.com). Also available at Carolina Bookstore in Cuenca ($10 USD for softcover and $20 USD for hardcover) and directly from Be The Transformation Retreat (same price).
Silvana Spanò is an Argentinian-Canadian clinical counsellor specialized in Energy Psychology and psychospiritual issues. Her chosen modalities include energy healing, shamanic therapies, and the treatment of imbalances using advanced frequency technologies. She is a passionate teacher, counsellor, and health consultant with an unwavering belief in the holistic nature of life.
She is a trained and experienced practitioner of Ama-Deus, Reiki, ThetaHealing, Psych-K, Mayan Therapies and other shamanic therapies. Silvana is one out of about twelve instructors in the world for the healing art of the indigenous Guarani people of South America (a powerful 6000 year-old tradition known as Ama-Deus).
Until very recently, Silvana was on staff for a non-profit mental health agency in Vancouver, BC. She has just resigned her position in Canada to pursue private practice in Ecuador, where she now lives and works with her partner, Patrick Coady. Together, they educate and consult in the area of holistic health as well as being hosts to many people attracted to visiting Ecuador for conscious tourism.
Silvana believes in merging knowledge, talent, and heart to create the solutions our world needs today. She is committed to individual, collective, and planetary healing through enlightened spiritual, social, cultural, political, environmental, and technological innovation and advancement.
Reiki Practitioner, Ama-Deus Practitioner, Therapeutic Touch Practitioner, Certified Microcurrent Technologist, Nutritionalist, Holistic Health Consultant, Pachamama Alliance Facilitator, Lecturer, Entrepreneur.
Patrick is passionate about frequency technology, holistic health, human rights, and protecting our natural environment. He has been a student of holistm for over 20 years. His path has included being a social and human rights activist, environmentalist, eco-entrepreneur, and ardent investigator of truth.
Patrick has worked as executive director and co-founder of a non-profit social advocacy organization in Vancouver, BC. He has been president, vice president, director of operations and/or representative for various public and private companies in the health, wellness and technology fields. For many years, he also helped bring some of the most influential authors and lecturers of our time to Canada, to speak about our true nature and the solutions that are possible during these extraordinary times.
Patrick now lives and works in Cuenca and Vilcabamba, Ecuador, with his partner, Silvana Spanò. Together, they operate the Cuenca Holistic Wellness Center. Patrick has extensive training and experience in nutritional counseling, Ama-Deus, Psych-K, and the treatment of imbalances using bioelectric & bioenergetic technologies including the use of specific and non-specific microcurrent frequencies. Patrick specializes in "men's health" and regularly lectures and consults to men on andropause and their specific needs during midlife changes.
As Pachamama Alliance symposium facilitators, Patrick and Silvana conduct workshops and retreats throughout Canada and Latin America, to help others understand the perspective of the South American indigenous people on the state of our planet and what we can do individually and collectively to transform ourselves and the world.