• Maria Ortega

    Embodied Language Coach

    Maria Ortega

    I am an embodied language coach. I advocate for self-expression and the full expression of identity. This encompasses being your confidence coach, a writer, educator, facilitator, and poetry therapy practitioner.

    Relevant education
    • Trauma-Informed Teaching, delivered by educational consultant Ryhan Nadji (2022)
    • Intercultural Awareness, HSE, Ireland (2022)
    • “Understanding trauma and supporting the needs of people fleeing war and/or persecution”, webinar delivered by Jennifer Hayes, Department of Psychology, HSE, Ireland (2022)
    • Poetry Therapy Practitioner (in training) by iaPoetry (2021)
    • Emotional learning based on thought training by Instituto Cervantes (2017)
    • Transforming Business, Society and Self with u.Lab (Online, MIT X, 2016)
    • DELE and SIELE examiner by Instituto Cervantes (2014, 2016)
    • Diploma Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language by Instituto Cervantes (2011)
    • MA. in Scenery Arts by Universidad de Burgos. (2008)
    • BA. in Humanities (Applied Languages) by Universidad de Burgos (2005)

    Informal research and training in embodied/experiential learning, integrational lingüistics, identity, multiculturalism and multilingualism, creative writing.

As seen in

  • Language Hacking Podcast
  • LangFest
  • Women In Language
  • The Fluent Show
  • Mother Tongues Festival