Yoga/Meditation

yoga & meditation:
I practiced yoga and meditation inconsistently for decades before a spine injury pushed me, through physical pain and limited mobility, into deepening my practice.

Meditation and mindfulness allow me to cultivate a present-moment awareness that provide an ongoing support to my healing. I completed a 200-hour Vinyasa teacher training at Laughing Lotus in NYC as well as trauma-informed yoga training with Hala Khouri. I teach small classes and offer private instruction in NYC.

Since completing a year-long meditation teacher training program at the Interdependence Project in 2017, I have led groups in meditation and offered classes and half-day retreats in a variety of settings. I am one of the co-facilitators for the NYC PoC Healing Circle, offering monthly sits with/for the QTPOC community in New York City.

mindfulness:
I began the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teaching pathway in 2014, completing my first MBSR course with Jon Aaron and the MBSR Fundamentals seminar and practicum in 2018.

I am a qualified teacher of the 8-week MBSR program through the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

I’m currently participating in Spirit Rock‘s Community Dharma Leader training.

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