Artist, entrepreneur, and mindfulness teacher.
Gianna is Co Owner of Vallefuoco Contractors since 1999, and writes their INTENTIONAL SPACES blog. Trained as an artist in figurative oil painting in Florence, Italy, she uses her art background and her undergraduate degree in psychology to help clients create intentional and meaningful spaces. In 2014, she incorporated mindfulness into all her work, bringing Mindfulness and Empathy Practices to the construction industry. As an entrepreneur at heart, Gianna is also owner of Beyond Gifted - a wellness-based gift portal, and is founder of Disability Inclusion Guild - a 501(c)3 dedicated to breaking social barriers for people with disabilities.
Gianna is a speaker, retreat leader, and inclusion advocate, training businesses in Inclusive Diversity, Equity, & Belonging. She believes mindfulness has a place in all industries. Gianna uses neuroscience, yoga philosophy, and mindfulness principles in her workshops, sharing how to optimize the brain for creativity and thriving within our communities.
Services & Events
Neuroscience of Creativity Whether you’re looking for tools to regulate emotions, find your calling, or break unwanted patterns and habits, my workshops will empower you to make long term shifts to design and create your desired life and experiences. Start working toward a life you love, the one you get to choose.
INTUITIVE ART SESSIONS
Small Groups in the Art Studio Join me in my own home in my N Bethesda, MD art studio to harness your creative spirit. In this small group session, we practice meditation, unleash your innate creativity, and help you discover your intuitive calling or purpose. You will create your own artwork to keep forever. All art supplies and media will be provided. Bring only an open mind and heart.
RETREATS OF A LIFETIME
Life Changing Retreats In April 2021, join me for the RETREAT OF A LIFETIME in Tuscany, Italy. Spend 5+ life-changing days learning to manifest your ideal life in Montepulciano, Italy at the renowned Relais Ortaglia with Sandy Ferretti, Sandy Abrams, Elia Nichols and me. Join us to learn concrete ways to optimize your life through breath, voice, posture, intuition, and creativity.
In addition to improving our lives, our extraordinary agenda includes a variety of unforgettable, interactive experiences. View the Tuscan countryside from a hot air balloon (or from the ground,) go truffle hunting for rare culinary treasures, sample Montepulciano’s divine wines, and learn to eat intuitively as we taste and cook some of Italy’s most cherished cuisine together. Enjoy movement and yoga (all levels) while looking out at the breathtaking Italian landscape. More info to follow soon…
ONE SIMPLE SHIFT TOWARD STILLNESS Many of us are curious about the concept of meditation, but often feel they're not cut out for something so passive or woowoo. In fact, the most common reason I hear for why people can't or don't engage in meditation is...
How a little self reflection can unite our divided nation Our air right now is thick with momentum, amidst the clash of a viral illness and a viral movement for change. The pandemic has left us far too starved for human connection to let the winds of change pass us by...