Sunday, September 4, 2011

Taking Off To Happiness

Neuroscience, hang gliding, paragliding in Rio de Janeiro, entrepreneur, burnout and  true overcoming stories in a new eBook.

"Ruy discovered many of the paths by himself already, and whose spirit is soaring like his wings" (  books´s author Anticancer and Healing )

in friendship,
Dr. David Servan-Schreiber
1961  - 2011+

David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. is a physician, neuroscientist and author. He is a clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is also a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine of Lyon. He was co-founder and then director of the Centre for Integrative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Following his volunteer activity as physician in Iraq in 1991, he was one of the founders of the US branch of Médecins Sans Frontières, the international organization that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999. He also served as volunteer in Guatemala, Kurdistan, Tajikistan, India and Kosovo. In 2002 he was awarded the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society Presidential Award for Outstanding Career in Psychiatry. 

" Check out Brazilian Hanggliding champion  instructor and inspirational writer Ruy Marra's new ebook. Ruy uses the art of flying to help youth overcome psychological trauma and fears. "
Drew Detweiler ( movie maker)

Ruy Marra is a lawyer, a graduate of Biopsychology and the author of "Taking Off to Happiness." He holds a world record in tandem hang gliding, two times brazilian champion

Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set the world record for skydiving an estimated 39 kilometres, reaching an estimated speed of 1,342 kilometres per hour,  For the project his choice was Nasa , to learn hang gliding is Superfly Brasil

Making a stand for those who did not have a choice. Wings of Hope is a project  to develop atlhetes of humble communities like Rocinha, in Rio de Janeiro, using stress management and biophsycology techniques to increase performance during competition, making those kids realize that past is not destiny.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Author`s Wings

Ruy Marra, license 001, Superfly`s Hang Glider and Paraglider Instruction Center, owner and operator (twice Brazilian champion, world record holder in tandem instructions flights – 20.000 to date), international high level champion, South American distance champion,  qualified in Biopsychology, 28 years experience in stress and fear management and author of the book entitled “ Taking Off to Happiness”, Rocco pulishers, uses breathing yoga . Also works as an instructor for the Brazilian  Navy brazilian Seals as a coach for  high performance consultant.