Simone Iafolla - Mentor - Canada Simone found Waldorf education, anthroposophy and eurythmy when the time came to decide the future of her son’s education. Simone helped to develop and grow the Waldorf school in Edmonton Alberta, and served as a member of the Board of trustees for many years. She worked on fundraising, community initiatives, AWSNA accreditation, policy development and public relations. She has also supported the life and well being of the school by sharing her love of eurythmy with children and adults. Simone hold’s a degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta, a foundations certificate from Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto. She has completed a training course on becoming a mentor and has dedicated more than 5 years to the study of eurythmy with Auriel Eurythmy. Simone is looking forward to her graduation. Simone loves to participate in anthroposophical study groups and initiatives, to practice eurythmy and to spend time with friends and family. She is a good listener and has an active mind, dedicated to ongoing learning.
Patricia Muñoz - Mentor - Mexico Patricia has been involved with dance and education her whole life. Her discovery of Anthroposophy led her to Waldorf Education. Founder of a Waldorf School in Guadalajara, she has taught children and led introductory courses in anthroposophy for parents and educators for many years. In addition to being a mentor for the Auriel Foundation Studies, and a trained Waldorf teacher, Patricia is also in the fifth year of her eurythmy training.
She is passionate about art, movement, Waldorf education and eurythmy.
Patricia Leiva-Eichelmann - Mentor - Mexico Patricia has a Fine Arts degree from the University of Puebla, Mexico. Her doorway to discovering Anthroposophy was through the arts, especially dance, and music. She has always had the wish to help others and feels the arts to be the most direct way of touching others. When her children were born so was her wish to learn more about Waldorf Education. After her training as a Waldorf School Teacher in El Centro de Desarrollo Antroposófico de Cuernavaca, Mexico, Patricia worked as a Waldorf Teacher in the Kindergarten and in the Grades. She has taught main lesson as well as music, gardening, movement, watercolour and English in Mexican Waldorf initiatives in Puebla and in Playa del Carmen. Patricia is still committed to working out of the arts. She is currently in her fifth year in the Auriel Eurythmy Training in Mexico City. She speaks English, Spanish and French, and feels inspired to share her explorations of anthroposophy, eurythmy, and art out of a love of community based learning.