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Barbara Bilello Stynes, American integrative health professional, educator. Certified reiki practitioner.


Stynes, Barbara Bilello was born on April 24, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Sylvester Francis and Jacqueline Marie (Giardelli) Bilello.


Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1976. Master of Arts in Health Studies, Antioch University, 1995.


Marketing representative McNeil Consumer Products Company, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1979-1982, Met Path Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois, 1982-1985. Marketing coordinator Life program Memorial Hospital and Young Men’s Christian Association, Chattanooga, 1986-1991. Member Chattanooga Area Wellness Council, 1986-1991, Chattanooga Area Healthcare Coalition, 1986-1991.

Director marketing and communications, metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Chattanooga, 1986-1991, director international program, 1989-1991, wellness consultant, 1992-1995. Intern Mind/Body Institute, Affiliate Harvard Medical School, Deaconess Hosp, Columbus, Ohio, since 1995. Associate hospice residential care, 1995.

Therapeutic touch and presence facilitator, since 1995. Lifestyle counselor, since 1995, Reiki practitioner, since 1999. Program developer Set for Life, 1996.

Mindfulness based stress reduction facilitator, since 1994. Fiber sculptor, 1975-1977. Weaver, 1976-1979; wellness director Carolina Family Medicine & Wellness, Mooresville, North Carolina, 2000.


Volunteer communications committee American Heart Association, 1972-1991, Special Olympics, Chicago, 1982-1984. Speaker Tennessee Safety Belt coalition, 1986-1991. Clinic leader American Lung Association, Chattanooga, 1986-1988, Young Men’s Christian Association certified fitness specialist, since 1986, weight management specialist, since 1987.

Chairperson fundraising, trustee Pine Grove Cooperative School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1977-1978. Sustaining board Choices, 1993-1995. Board directors Signal Mountain Newcomers Association, Tennessee, 1985-1986.

Member school board Notre Dame High School, 1989-1991. Member National Association of Female Executives, Omega: Institute Holistic Studies, Institute Noetic Sciences, American Business Woman's Network Chattanooga (chair member), Fiber Arts Guild, Association Professional Directors, Kiwanis (chair international relations committee Chattanooga chapter 1990-1991, publicity director), General Board Newcomers, North Columbus, Sustaining Board Choices).


  • Other Interests

    Walking, yoga, gardening, travel, music.


Married Frank Joseph Stynes, August 24, 1969. Children: Christopher Francis, Jeremy Scott.