About My Practice

I have gratefully practiced yoga for thirty years and it has helped me learn to manage the challenges of life on and off the mat. I was diagnosed with cancer in 2005, throughout my treatment and recovery, I found solace and emotional and physical strength in my yoga practice. I love sharing these tools with others.  

I have been studying movement since childhood and I have trained in dance and hold bachelors degree in dance education. After graduating form Hunter College and leaving my dance career behind, I decided to pursue a masters degree in counseling and consulting psychology from Harvard University. I worked as a school psychologist for twenty three years and have found  that my training as a psychotherapist helps to inform my life and work as a Yoga Therapist .  

My yoga classes blend yogic philosophy, breath work, physical postures and restorative and yin  yoga to enable my students to adapt their practice to their bodies and lives.

I live in Westchester County New York with my husband. We have two children and are graced with two wonderful grandchildren. Our son is a Green builder in Vermont and our daughter and son-in-law and her two little ones live in New York City.

I'm a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and a certified International Association of Yoga Therapist (IAYT). Details regarding my training include:

  • Completion of 200-hour training at Kripalu in 2008

  • Completed certifications in teaching Yoga for Cancer (2011)

  • Training in Restorative Yoga and Yoga Therapeutics with Jillian Pransky (2016)

  • Training in Yoga Nidra (2017 and 2018) with Mona Anand.

  • Training in teaching Yin Yoga (2018)

  • Certification as a Yoga Therapist from the International Association of Yoga Therapists (2016)

My academic/professional background includes: 

  • BA, Dance Education, Hunter College

  • MA, Counseling & Consulting Psychology, Harvard University

  • School Psychologist for 23 years in Westchester County, New York

 

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