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Holly Blazina

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Ayurvedic Gut Consultant, Certified Yoga Instructor, Certified Embodied Vision™ Coach and Flamenco Guitarist
I enjoy my work as: Coach - Individuals, Coach - Groups, Coach - Organizations, Book Author, Blogger, Video Content Creator, Podcast Guest, Public Speaker, Panel Participant, Workshop Facilitator, Online Course Provider, Online Services Provider, In Person Services Provider, Virtual Events Creator, In Person Events Creator, In Person Events Participant, Participant in Collaborative Projects, Teacher, Mentor, Volunteer
My Specialties: Stress Management, Physical Fitness, Nutrition, Sleep, Ergonomics, Chronic Disease Management, Health Education, Disease Prevention, Life-work Balance, Health Coaching, Creating Positive Change

Holly Blazina is the founder and CEO of Big Gutsy Life. Her unique Gutsy Type Method is an alchemical elixir, calling on the Yoga and Ayurveda traditions, Embodied Vision™ Coaching, along with her work as a published author, flamenco guitarist, award winning composer and recording artist.

Holly found her kryptonite in chronic fatigue, candida, food sensitivities, repetitive strain injuries and insomnia, spending nearly 25 years figuring out how to reclaim her life.

As a passionate, lifelong learner, she mines this wealth of healing experience to help her clients get rapid results. Now, she’s a creative powerhouse and healer in her 50’s with a cornucopia of transformative tools and energy to burn.

Holly Blazina helps empaths and adventurers solve their gut issues, and amplify their personal power in service of their purpose. With simple and highly effective tools to reset the nervous system, shift subconscious beliefs and select optimal healing foods for each individual, clients her practice with optimal digestion of both food and life!

Clients describe her programs, as “life changing, effective and miraculous.”

Awards and Affiliations

Canadian Yoga Alliance.

Her 2017 debut recording of flamenco guitar originals, Transcendencia, was backed by both the Canada Council for the Arts and FACTOR.

Met with much acclaim, it received a Global Music Award, International Songwriting Award, YYC Music Awards World Recording of the Year and nominations for a Western Canada Music Award and Canadian Folk Music Award.

Certifications and Credentials

Yoga Teacher Training - 600 Hour program through the former Yoga Centre of Calgary, 2001-2003, including a 1:1 mentorship with Saskia Rynsburger.

Mentorship in meditation, asana, chanting and Yoga philosophy with Barbara Boettcher 2004-2008.

Ayurveda Health Educator program through the American Institute of Vedic Studies, Dr David Frawley - completed 450 hours of study in 2012.

Embodied Vision™ Coach Training under Relinde Moors, April 2021 - May 2023.

B.Mus., Classical Guitar Performance 1994

Flamenco guitar studies - Ongoing since 1994

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