Mary Edwards-Zucchino, RN, HN-BC, RYT

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Founder of Embrace Wellness, PLLC, Mary Edwards-Zucchino, is a registered nurse with over 25 years of experience. Mary realized the need for proactive healthcare through her many diverse experiences – from hospital critical care nurse, hospice nurse,nurse educator, health coach, Healing Touch practitioner, yoga instructor and business owner. She feels that through education, motivation, and encouragement, an individual is empowered to embrace their most well self. To meet this need, Mary has obtained national board certification as a holistic nurse and is a Duke Integrative Medicine Certified Integrative Health Coach.

In addition to health coaching, Mary teaches yoga and offers Healing Touch energy medicine. She is certified through the National Yoga Alliance and is certified as a Healing Touch Practitioner. Mary feels that yoga and Healing Touch are another way to guide individuals to their optimal health - promoting an overall sense of peace and well being.

 Mary’s mission is to create a culture of wellness, by empowering individuals to embrace choices that lead to transformational health, changing lives.



Registered Nurse

Board certified in Holistic Nursing

Duke Integrative Medicine Certified Integrative Health Coach

Mentor for the Duke Integrative Health Coach Foundation Course

Certified Yoga Instructor, National Yoga Alliance

Certified Healing Touch Practitioner

Reiki Master

Professional speaker on wellness topics

Former task force committee member for NC State Board of Nursing