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Marianne Zander

About Marianne

Marianne is a health and wellness coach with a background in personal training. She holds special interests in complementary medicine, gut health and vegan nutrition.

Prior to this, Marianne worked in creative agencies in Los Angeles and Sydney on big name brands across various international corporate clients before moving into the not-for-profit and higher education sectors.

Passionate about living a holistic lifestyle, she founded This Wellness Life and takes an all-natural approach based on key pillars of wellness including mindset, movement, managing stress levels and maximising nutrition.

Marianne has been able to combine her passion for natural health with her professional career in communications in her role at Endeavour College where she contributes to content and course development and helps promote and launch new initiatives, projects and systems for staff and students.

In her spare time, Marianne enjoys running natural health workshops and spending time outdoors. She can usually be found at the beach swimming, scuba diving, learning to surf or paddling with her local outrigger canoe team.


Master of Arts (Communication Management), University of Southern CaliforniaBachelor of Arts (Communication Studies), University of California, Los AngelesAssociate of Arts (Communications) Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Santa Barbara City CollegeCertificate IV in Fitness, Australian Institute of Personal TrainingCertificate III in Fitness, Australian Institute of Personal TrainingCertificate (Holistic Health and Wellness Coaching), Holistic Coach AcademyUndergraduate Certificate (History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine) with Distinction, Endeavour College of Natural Health

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