Teaches Tantra Hatha, Tantra Vinyasa, vinyasa, yoga for actors and musicians, prenatal, gentle, restorative, intro and basic yoga, yoga therapy, meditation, pranayama; volunteer teaches to domestic violence survivors and to prenatal inmates. Leads teacher trainings in Yoga Nidra: Guided Relaxation, Subtle Body Yoga. Leads workshops on prana vayus, tantric meditation, intro to tantra, low back and hips, mantra, sankalpa, tantric restorative, and more.
Daoist Taiji and Meditation 2017 Studied with Patrick Kelly in Shanghai, China
Yoga Anatomy 2017 Studied with Nathan Paulus
Brain, Mind & Body in the Healing of Trauma 2016 Studied with Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D.
Mudra Yoga in the Vajrayana Buddhist lineage of Nepal 2016 Studied with Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya
13 Hour Teacher Training: Trauma-Informed Yoga Training - Yoga, Sexual Violence and the Physiology of Resilience 2016 Studied with Molly Boeder Harris
Tantrik Practices for Women 2016 Studied with Yoli Maya Yeh
Yoga Therapy Training Weekend 2016 Studied with Gary Kraftsow
20 Hour Teacher Training: Yoga for Seniors 2015 Studied with Gabriel Halpern
40 Hour Domestic Violence Advocacy Training, 2015
Rest and Renew Restorative Yoga Training 2014 Studied with Judith Lasater
RYT 500 Hour Teacher Training: Darshan Center 2013-2014 Studied with Jim Kulackoski
25 Hour Yoga Nidra Teacher Training 2013 Studied with Rolk Solvik
RYT 500 Hour Teacher Training: ParaYoga 2006-2013 Studied with with Rod Stryker
Registered Teacher Training: Children's Yoga 2012 Studied with Mira Binzen from Global Family Yoga
CYT 200 Hour Teacher Training: Yogaview Studio 2007 Studied with Tom Quinn, Quinn Kearney, Geri Bleier, Claire Mark
14 Day Self Transformation Program: Himalayan Institute 2007 Studied meditation, yoga, philosophy, therapy with resident and guest teachers
Workshops: Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Gary Kraftsow, Aadil Palkhivala, Shiva Rea, Barbara Benagh, Mitchell Bleier, Anna Forrest, Swami Shankardev, Rolf Solvik, Dr. Robert Svoboda, Dharma Mittra, Leslie Kaminoff, Mark Whitwell, Jim Bennitt, Gabriel Halpern, Breena Geehan, Nicholai Bachman, Saul David Raye, Kia Miller, Nina Rao, Ed Shapiro, James Boag, Chase Bosart, Wendy Doniger, Arjia Rinpoche, Sandra Anderson, Shari Friedriksen, Molly Boeder, Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya, Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D.
Additional Yoga Experience
Yoga Teacher: Yoga for Recovery 2010-present Volunteer instructs prenatal inmates in Cook County Prison
Yoga Program Developer for KANWIN 2009-present Develops and leads a yoga program for domestic violence survivors
Yoga Teacher: Prison Yoga Project 2016 Volunteer instructed in Cook County Juvenile Detention Center
Darshan Center Special Projects Coordinator 2013-2015 Managed Darshan Center digital communications, updated website content, created newsletter. Consulted with teacher training administration. Produced and managed workshops. Worked teacher training admissions.
ParaYoga Training Administrator, Special Projects Coordinator 2007-2013 Managed ParaYoga digital communications, staff, merchandise sales, student registration; assisted at teacher trainings; updated website content, created newsletter.
Three Minute Egg Product Ambassador 2009-2013 Demonstrated and sold yoga props at yoga conferences and studio
Manduka Product Ambassador 2010 - present
Meditation; acting: playing music; organizing events; biking; thoughtful evolution with humor and love; whistling like a truck driver