Oak Tree Press Author Marranca, R.

Author Marranca, RichardRichard Marranca

Richard Marranca, Doctor of Arts, has his Life Coach Certification from Fowler Wainwright International, Yoga & Meditation Certification from Center for Transpersonal Studies, and a Doctor of Arts Degree from the Steinhardt School of Education of New York University (creativity & general humanities). In addition, he has studied at Integral Yoga NYC, Sivananda Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, Sivananda in Munich, KTD Monastery in Woodstock, Omega Institute in NYC, the Open Center in NYC, C.G. Jung Foundation in NYC, Wat Mahathat in Bangkok, and elsewhere. He is Past President of the New Jersey Fulbright Association and presently a Trustee of New Jersey College English Association.

He has taught the humanities at NYU, Rutgers University, the New School, Montclair State, TMCC/University of Nevada Reno, Seton Hall University and elsewhere. He has been awarded a Fulbright to teach at the University of Munich (2002-2003), as well as five National Endowments for the Humanities summer seminars – the last two being Transcendentalism in Concord and WWII history at the East-West Center in Honolulu. He enjoys running and hiking, tennis, travel, movies and museums & the study of world religions. Since his teenage years, he has followed an environmental and compassionate path. On his to do list include working on an archaeology dig, volunteering at Gombe Chimp Reserve in Tanzania, teaching at a university in Asia and running a marathon.

He is available for Life Coaching; Educational Consulting; and Seminars on Yoga, Meditation / Mindfulness, Creativity, Health and Wellness (including stress reduction, nutrition, vegetarian diet), and Writing and Editing.

Richard can be reached through his online contact form or by phone at (908) 245-4590. He lives in New Jersey (20 miles from New York City), but is pleased to travel if time permits. He has traveled extensively in Europe, Latin America, North America, the Middle East and Asia.


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