Maryanne Zarycka is an accomplished (semi-retired) professional with over 35 years experience in manufacturing and administrative business; private and public sectors. MZ specializes in teaching skills for healthy living, successful management, supervision, customer service, and general business support services.
MZ is a teacher and advisor of spiritual principles, emphasizing life management skills for successful living. Focus is on spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical balance. Over twenty years of experience life coaching and mentoring a diverse population of men and women, including members of Twelve Step recovery programs.
MZ is a skilled caregiver, specializing in elders who want to stay in their homes, and end-of-life preparation. MZ's philosophy includes honoring and loving our elders' mind, body, and spirit, before during, and after the 'last leg of their journey'.
Highly effective in negotiating, problem solving, organizing, streamlining, and communicating. Excels in providing spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical growth as a mentor for indiviuals, and a teacher for college populations. Skilled in effective teaching of life management skills, sucessful business management, motivational and informative speaking, and self-esteem building. Proficient in development and implementation of course materials, lesson plans, workshops and seminars, and new systems and procedures.
MZ’s Education and Training
Emerson Theological Institute, Oakhurst, CA - Master in Religious Studies (in progress) Columbia College, Columbia, MO - Bachelor of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies; Management, Psychology, & Business Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA - Associate of Arts in General Studies, and Associate of Arts in Management Zumba Fitness, LLC., Florida - Licensed Instructor North County Women’s Shelter, Paso Robles, CA - Domestic Violence Counselor (2010-2013)
MZ’s Other Hats
Commission on Aging, SLO – Commissioner, representing Supervisor for District 1 (since 2009) Skilled Caregiver and In-home Services - Brookdale PR, Senior Helpers, DSS IHSS - (since 2014) North County Women’s Shelter, Paso Robles – Volunteer and Domestic Violence Counselor (2010-2013) Serenity Retreat League, Inc. – Executive Director, Spiritual Advisor, and Retreat Leader (2010-2016) Zumba Fitness, LLC – Licensed Instructor (since 2011) Cuesta College - Part Time Instructor, Business Education (since 2009) Cuesta College - Director of General Services (Retired 2012) Universal life Church Monastery – Ordained Minister Reiki Practitioner (since 2012) Theosophical Society - Member 2015