Director of Life Management, Canyon Ranch in Tucson
Ann Pardo’s zest, warmth, genius for communication and more than 35 years’ experience in counseling and management make her an exceptionally engaging speaker on subjects ranging from grief to friendship and from women’s spirituality to writing as therapy. Wise, funny and curious, Ann radiates both immense understanding and professional empathy. She creates a sense of community in any room.
Ann has a master's degree in counseling from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, a bachelor's degree in dance from Columbia College of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in Italian literature from the University of Massachusetts. She is a Board Certified Coach and a licensed counselor.
Ann’s interests include aging, caretaking, bereavement, creativity, body image, stress management and relationships. A sought-after presenter, Ann is honored with having been invited to serve as a keynote or featured speaker at various conferences, including California Governor’s Conference for Women, Women in Technology, American Counseling Association and Massachusetts Conference for Women.
In addition to being a meditator, and sometime writer, Ann enjoys the Flamenco art form, studying art, speaking and community participation.