My Formal Training
Certified Yoga Health Coach through Yoga Healer, 2020
*AP– Board Certified Ayurveda Practitioner (NAMA), Graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute’s 2-year practitioner program and 6 week Guru Kula program in Pune, India with Dr. Vasant Lad; 2011 - 2018
Continuing studies in the Astanga Hrdayam through the Dinacharya Institute in NYC 2019 – present.
Continuing studies in the Astanga Hrdayam through Vaidyagrama, Coimbatore, India, 2020 - present.
Continuing studies in women's hormonal health and mentorship with Dr. Claudia Welch, 2013 and 2014
*E-RYT, 500 –experienced, registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance. Teacher Training certifications within Anusara Yoga and with Ana Forest and ongoing studies with Angela Farmer and Victor Van Kooten. 1984 - Present.
*Ridhwan School: 12 years in the Diamond Approach, a school of psycho-spiritual development: continuing studies in self-psychology, self-inquiry, and what it means to be a human being. 2007 - 2019.
*Somatic Meditation–ongoing studies and practice within the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition with Reggie Ray, 2007 - 2014.
*Certificate in Authentic Movement Studies–200 hours foundational studies at the Authentic Movement Institute, Berkeley, CA, 1996 - 2001.
*BA with honors in English Literature and Writing from the University of Washington, 1982.