About Marc-Henri Sandoz Paradella M.A.
Born in 1963, Marc-Henri studied Protestant theology at the University of Geneva to become a pastor. He exercised this profession as a life mission for fifteen years. A deep questioning led him to resign: he realized the narrowness and the fears that were at the heart of his faith, and the personal and family sufferings that were hidden behind them.
Little by little he faced his own shadows, he began an intense therapeutic work. He went through a period of ten years of doubts, uncertainties, personal upheavals, professional retraining, divorce. It was a difficult and dark time, but very rich and of great value to him.
Then he discovered meditation and yoga thanks to Evelise, the exceptional woman to whom he is now married. He trained in mindfulness meditation, then in Yoga Nidra, and then in Yoga. He taught meditation and Yoga Nidra for several years in Geneva, while working full time as an advisor in the public administration.
Following serious health problems, he discovered the immense therapeutic potential of meditation. He had no idea how essential this was going to be to get him through what was happening to him. This has really resulted in a new balance for him at all levels. It was around this time that he discovered how much he needed his intuition to be able to cope as best as possible with all these difficulties he encountered. This is what made him decide to deepen his study of tarot.
Everything he had learned and practiced found its place like pieces of a puzzle to introduce him into a more awakened and more aware phase of his existence, with a vital impetus and energy that he never had. had never known.
He has now decided to share with you the valuable lessons he has learned on this rich journey through existence.
He talks about this whole journey in his book "Toxic Jesus," published in California.
Brenda Rose Villa: 'The Beauty of Tarot', 2020-2021
‘NARM, Healing Developmental Trauma, Practitioner Training Program, The NeuroAffective Developmental Model. 2021, in progress.
‘Diploma in Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotherapy, The UK College for Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy. 2020-2021
MCT ‘Masters Center for Transformation’ psycho-spiritual and integrative psychotherapy, shadow work. 2019-2020
'Rasa Yoga Teacher Training' with Sianna Shermann, yoga teacher training. Course recognized 300 hours Yoga Alliance International. 2018-2019
Various courses and seminars with Sianna Shermann, Rolf Sovik (Himalayan Institute), Richard Miller (I Rest), Uma, and Nirlipta Dinsmore Tuli (Total Yoga Nidra Network).
'Inner-technologies immersion training.' Immersion training for yoga and meditation teachers, as well as various seminars and retreats with Sri André Ram, a disciple of Dharma Mittra. 2017
'Yoga Nidra teacher training,' Santosha Institute. Edited by Barbara Kuendig, author and teacher. Recognized course 100 hours Yoga Alliance International. 2015
'Mindfulness-based interventions.' Certificate of advanced studies given by the University of Geneva in collaboration with the University Hospital of Geneva. Based on the teaching of John Kabat Zinn and the 'MBSR, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction' protocol. 2015-2016
MBSR, 'Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.' Basic program with Jean-Philippe Jacques within the framework of the Association for the Development of Mindfulness, Geneva. 2012
Master in Theology, University of Geneva. 1982-1987