Education-Wellness & Fitness Certifications AFAA – Group Fitness Certification (2006) Aerobics & Fitness Association of America NASM – OPT Certification, Optimal Performance Training Specialist (2006) National Academy of Sports Medicine ACE – Group Exercise Certification (2008) American Council on Exercise Education-Yoga & Therapeutic Applications, Advanced Teacher Trainings & Certifications 500-hr-RYT, Yoga Therapist. Educator: YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide. Advanced Teacher Training and Certification. Therapeutic Yoga Applications, Structural Yoga Therapy, Dosha Evaluations, Stone Therapy, Pendulum reading, sound therapy. Educator: Dr. Linda Rowe, D.C., Chiropractic Sports Physician. (10/2010) Pranayama & Meditation to manage OCD and Addictive Behaviors. Educator: Blair Lewis, P.A., Author. Spiritual Director and Founder: Alive & Healthy Institute. (03/2008) Moving from the Organs Experiential Advanced Teacher Training. Educator: Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D. Advanced teacher training and certification. (01/2011) Anatomy & Practice: The Art of the Forward Bend. Educator: Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D. (01/2011) Exploration of Hatha Yoga Principles. Educator: Doug Keller (www.doyoga.com). Advanced Teacher Training & Certificate of Course Completion. (02/2011) Koshas-Advanced Teacher Training. Educator: Rod Stryker dba ParaYoga. (09/2011) The Yoga of Fulfillment. Educator: Rod Stryker dba ParaYoga. (09/2011) Yoga to Help with Anxiety, Anger and Depression. Educator: Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D. Advanced Teacher Training. (04/2013). Relax & Renew®. Educator: Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D. Teacher Training. (02/2015) Namaste USA. Educator/Mentor: Vickie Johnston, co-owner, instructor. Scaravelli Yoga (12/2005)
Your Teaching Philosophy
Meet people where they are. Be present and compassionate.
Favorite YogaFit Memory
Anything from the New Orleans MBF.
Anywhere with my family.