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Lisa Suguitan Melnick, M.A., is a third generation Filipinx American of Ilokano and Cebuano roots. A writer/author, she considers story sharing one of the most expansive ways to connect oneself with others. As a writing instructor with over thirty-five years of experience, Lisa masterfully guides fledgling writers of all ages to discover their own unique voice. 

Also, in the field of health and wellness, Lisa holds Certification as a Sound and Music Practitioner from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), and facilitates workshops with sound and movement. Her offerings reflect awareness that one's own wellness positively impacts a community's collective wellness.


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I choose my life as an Educator, a Writer, and a Wellness Practitioner

-- on the one hand front and center, professing information as a role model and with authority-- and on the other, in solitude and sanctuary, imparting my words with humility. 

Either way,"I am somehow always a conduit between two planes."*(from “Melting Boundaries,” #30 Collantes Street (Carayan Press, 2015)


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