Reverend Ria Roth a Wedding Officiant, Spiritual & Meditation Teacher, Holistic Practitioner, Artist, Oneness Facilitator and Spanish-language Interpreter in private practice since 2000. Ria graduated Hunter College of the City of New York with a BA in Philosophy. She was a corporate banker on Wall Street for eight years before discovering her true purpose in the Healing Arts.
Ria is passionate about helping others discover purpose, joy and meaning in their lives and draws from a wealth of modalities, training, and life experience to help her clients create lasting change and well-being.
Ria is a warm, experienced, charismatic and creative Wedding Officiant, specializing in creating beautiful, unique and authentic ceremonies. She delights in working with all beliefs and traditions. While Ria officiates mostly English-language ceremonies, she is fully bilingual Spanish-English, and has knowledge of Indian tradition from her time in India. Ria delights in working with couples of all faiths, drawing from her Christian upbringing as well as her experience with Taoism, Native American spirituality and Hinduism.
Whatever vision you have of your wedding, Ria will help you create a beautiful, memorable ceremony! As a special offering, the non-denominational Oneness Blessing can be added to any ceremony she officiates. You may also special- order a Hand-crafted Blessed Candle by Ria to bless your marriage or to use in a Unity Candle Ceremony.
Ria's personal journey has included a traditional Christian upbringing, an apprenticeship with a Taoist coach, mentoring by a Native American Shaman, learning meditation at the feet of a wise spiritual teacher, and studying in India under the guidance of Awakened Beings.
In her free time Ria enjoys making Blessed Candles, walking in nature, watching indie films, trying new recipes, entertaining friends, traveling abroad, decorating, and cuddling with her kitties Thomas & Tucker!