About Me

MaureenFor starters…

I get really excited  when I see students find their hidden artist and reclaim their creativity through Zentangle®.

I live in Vernon, CT, and really enjoy my life. I am all about having fun and doing what I love.  How does it get any better than that?  Oh, and by the way, I am an extremely proud mother of two grown sons, who are a source of love, joy, laughter, and gratitude.

I am a CT licensed massage therapist (LMT) and have a private practice in Vernon, CT.   I was on the faculty and staff at the massage therapy school in CT until 2011 when, after nearly twenty years at the school, I retired.

In addition to massage therapy and energy bodywork, I find teaching to be very rewarding.  I started when I was a child holding “classes” for my brothers  and am still teaching today.  I teach classes in Access Consciousness Bars™, Access Body Processes™, and now Zentangle®.

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Finding Zentangle…

I was in a nationally-known craft store waiting to pick up a picture that I had framed.  To pass the time I was pursuing the books and my eye went to “Zenspiration®” by Joanne Fink.  Having been a calligrapher, I was intrigued by Joanne’s book and went home to “Google” Zentangle.

I started learning from the YouTube tutorials and books.  When I was teaching music, I found that people who taught themselves to play an instrument often developed bad habits that impeded their progress and were difficult to break.  I decided that it was in my best interest to  take a Zentangle class to make sure I wasn’t creating any bad habits.

From taking the class to becoming a CZT

I took a Zentangle class and I was hooked.  What I learned in that workshop was that Zentangle is much more than just creating a pretty little piece of art. I found a way to create that was satisfying and relaxing.

I decided to become a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) and share the Zentangle method with others so they can find their own inner artist.  I was fortunate to become part of the last seminar in 2013.  It was an absolutely wonderful experience.  While I was there I met people from all over the world with the same love for Zentangle. I couldn’t wait to teach my first class and share what I learned with others.

If you have any questions about me, my art, or learning Zentangle, please contact me.

Learn Zentangle in Vernon, CT
Learn Zentangle in Vernon, CT

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