About Suzanne Banay Santo

Photo: Roman Sekyrka


This Healing Conversations interview with  Mildred Lynn McDonald describes the evolution of Suzanne's work, her relationships with her teachers, and the inner message of her book. Listen to it here

Author of four books, story-teller and curator of performance art, Suzanne will help you find your own voice. She will help you publish your book(s) through Red Butterfly Publications or put together an evening of storytelling in which you collaborate.

Her meditation teacher is the renowned Tibetan lama Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, an international bestseller. She has practiced according to his instructions since meeting him in 1994, and has sought to integrate the essence of his teachings into her work.

Suzanne holds a BA in Dance and Poetics from Naropa Institute earned during the Presidency of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and has many subsequent years of practice and performance in New York and Toronto, as well as MA work in Religious Studies at New York University, as a further background to her approach.

Suzanne holds a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Toronto, and is a widely respected private tutor and consultant in the corporate sector.

As a student of Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, author of the noted Women Who Run With the Wolves, Suzanne has graduated from The Mysterium.

As a volunteer with Hospice Toronto, Suzanne has been specially trained in assisting individuals navigating life transitions and deep emotions.

Suzanne is available to guide a fulfilling exchange both with individuals and in group sessions. Skype sessions are also available world-wide.