Creative Team

Annamarie Fernyak
Annamarie is a certified life coach, mindfulness meditation teacher, serial entrepreneur and founder of Mind Body Align LLC. The idea for Mind Body Align grew out of her own need for a nourishing place to work and a desire to hang out with people engaged in personal and professional growth. Please join Annamarie at one of her events or classes held at The Butterfly House and throughout the Richland County Area.
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Jennifer Blue
Director Of Operations

Jennifer Blue is a Mansfield native, returning to the area after living in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as South Florida. She studied political science at Otterbein College and the University Of Louisville. Jen has held various management positions throughout her career. Adventure, creativity and new challenges are “musts” in her life; these drives have led Jen to work as a freelance writer, chef, and abstract artist. She is excited to be a part of the downtown business community.

Julie Braumberger
Director of Wellness Education

Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and is an elementary school teacher for grades K-8 licensed by the Ohio Department of Education. She taught third grade in the area for more than 10 years before she joined Mind Body Align as the Director of Wellness Education. Julie is developing a Social and Emotional Wellness program for local schools to help teachers and students manage and reduce stress.

Mary Kennard
Director of Creative Services

Mary grew up in a small farm community just north of Mansfield and returned to the area after graduating from the Art History department at BGSU in 2008. Mary has been finding new ways to grow her mind and heart since joining the MBA team in 2018. A self-made dreamer, citizen of the world, lover of music, and local advocate, Mary is focusing with intention on rooting and rising in the community she calls home.

Amy Secrist
Mindfulness & Yoga Educator

Amy Secrist, Mindfulness and Yoga Educator (E-RYT 300+), brings 20 years of personal yoga practice and over 16 years of yoga teaching experience to Mind Body Align. She established The Catholic Yogi in 2013 as a way to explore the intersections of her Catholic faith tradition and yoga philosophy and practice.  Amy earned her BA in English & Writing from The Ohio State University and her MA in English & Writing from The Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College, Vermont.  

Amy's most influential teachers are her husband and four children ~ her household gurus, mysterious, complex, and beautiful dispellers of darkness!  

Rani Piar
Artist Extraordinaire, Creative Team
Rani (pronounced Ronnie) is a self-employed artist who does business under the name of Whimsical Colorful You. Her degree in Business Administration led to management positions at a newspaper, in healthcare, and most recently commercial real estate. Married to husband Ray, she loves animals, enjoys travel, outdoor activities and being artful.
Diana Hostettler
Community Consultant, Creative Team
Diana retired in 2010 from a General Manager’s position in Worthington, Ohio to care for her parents in Galion. Not one to stay retired for long, Diana found part-time work with Chuck Hahn as his Marketing Assistant. Through this position and her non-profit work, she has supported so many truly amazing people downtown and Richland County. She has two sons, Christopher and Scott, and 2 granddaughters, Chalee and Camille.
Donna Payne
Webmaster, Creative Team
Donna is "The Web Coach" and she helps businesses with Web sites, Newsletters, and Facebook Marketing. Donna is married to Todd with two daughters, and just welcomed her first Grandchild! Her strengths are: Activator, Connectedness, Positivity, Includer, Intellection.

Our Mission

The mission of Mind Body Align, LLC. is to collaborate and network in order to nurture and inspire.

Our Core Values

The Creative Team of Mind Body Align conducts ourselves with the highest level of ethics both personally and professionally.

Together, we drafted these core values:

Be impeccable with our word and Always do our best

Keep things simple & authentic and Dance at the edge of our comfort zone

Build open & honest relationships and Live vibrantly

Nourish, Embrace & Inspire

Foster curiosity & beginners mind and Be flexible and enjoy the journey


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20 N. Mulberry St., Mansfield, OH 44902
419 961-8095