ABOUT ME

  • 300-hour Canadian Alliance certified yoga teacher (Breathe Yoga + Wellness Centre, 2017)

  • Specialization in yoga for trauma, stress, mental health, and addictions

  • Certified Yoga for 12-Step Recovery leader (trained with Y12SR founder Nikki Myers)

  • 120 + studio and 100+ hours trauma-informed work with concurrent disorders programming

  • Mental Health First Aid certified (Mental Health Commission of Canada)

  • Yoga For All certified instructor for bigger bodies and diverse communities (trained by Dianne Bondy and Amber Karnes)

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TRAINING

I believe there needs to be more transparency when it comes to qualifications in yoga, especially when dealing with trauma. If you have any questions about my education, please connect with me. 

   

  • Yoga for All with Dianne Bondy and Amber Karnes (6 weeks, 35 hours | 2020)

  • Trauma and the Breath with Jane Clapp and Jennifer Snowden (4 weeks | 2020)

  • Sharing Privilege with Robin Lacambra (4 weeks | 2020)

  • Yoga for Development Trauma, David Emerson, Justice Resource Institute (5 hours | 2017)  

  • Yoga for Trauma, Center for Yoga and Trauma Recovery (12 hours | 2017)  

  • Yoga For 12-Step Recovery Leader with Nikki Myers (24 hours | 2017)  

  • Accessible Yoga: Equality & Transformation, Jivana Heyman, Off The Mat Into The World (3 hours | 2020)

  • Foundations of Eating Disorders (Institute for Eating Disorders (1 hour | 2020)

  • Queering the Schoolhouse: LGBTQ+ Inclusion for Educators, University of Colorado (6 weeks | 2020)

  • Indigenous Canada, University of Alberta (12 weeks | 2019)

  • The Addicted Brain, Emory University (8 weeks | 2017)

  • Skillful Sequencing, Breathe Yoga + Wellness Centre (20 hours | 2017)

  • Healing Trauma Through Yoga with David Emerson (4.5 hours | 2017)

  • Psychological First Aid, John Hopkins University (5 weeks | 2017)

  • The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness (6 weeks | 2017) 

Workshops:

  • Kundalini Yoga and Healing Trauma (2019)

  • Teaching Trauma-Informed Yoga: Traumatic Growth Moving Beyond Healing (2019)

  • Addictions Recovery: A Holistic Health Approach (2019)

  • Yoga for Anxiety & Anxiety and Depression (2017)

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