Yoga as Mind-Body Medicine
Training & Education
Advanced Yoga Therapy Certification | C-IAYT, RYT 500
Pranakriya School of Yoga Healing Arts | Sante Fe, NM
Primary Teachers: Yoganand Michael Carroll & Marlysa Sullivan
Yoga Teacher Training | RYT 200
Yoga of India | Atlanta, GA
Teacher: Mike (Gurmukh) Noury
Aromatherapy Certification (CA)
International Certified Aromatherapy Institute | Ontario, Canada
Bachelor of Science - Zoology
Miami University | Oxford, OH
Yoga Therapist/Aromatherapist/Business Owner
Tree of India, LLC | Fort Lauderdale, FL | Asheville, NC
3/2007 – Present
Offer Private Yoga Therapy and Yoga Classes.
Create, manufacture, and market a line of essential oils and aromatherapy products for wholesale and retail.
Created and taught a Yoga Mentorship Program for serious students of yoga and yoga teachers.
Operated a retail boutique and yoga center (Fort Lauderdale).
Yoga Teacher Trainer
Broward County, FL
3/2010 - 2016
Faculty member of the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training programs at Aananda, Inc., Yoga Connection, Weston Yoga, The Prana Lab and Kate Yoga
Subjects taught: Anatomy, various topics in Yoga Therapy, Intro to the Yoga Sutras, Pranayama I & II, Meditation I & II, Dharma & the “Career” of Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga (as taught by Paul Grilley), Aromatherapy for Yoga, Meditation & Daily Living
Yoga Connection, Your Big Picture Café, Kate Yoga, Green Monkey Yoga, Red Pearl Yoga, 24 Hour Fitness, Temple Arts, Weston Yoga, Motorola Corporate Offices, The Prana Lab, Fort Lauderdale Yoga on the Beach, Asheville Community Yoga, Violet Owl Wellness, Everybody Yoga, Zen Mind Space, Bombay Room Yoga, and in private clients’ homes.
2007 – Present
Teach group yoga classes, private sessions, workshops, and retreats.
From Afar Textiles and Apparel | Asheville, NC
2016 – 2019
Managed all aspects of the daily operation of this fair-trade import shop
Conducted and maintained store inventory, staffing needs, and displays
Whole Foods Market | Fort Lauderdale, FL & Atlanta, GA
2005 – 2011
Manager and Buyer | Nutrition/Wellness Department
Healthy Eating Specialist
Cincinnati Nature Center, JOY Outdoor Education Center, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Hueston Woods State Park Cincinnati, OH
1993 - 1999
Created and facilitated educational programming related to sustainable living, wilderness survival, natural history, and cultural history.
Wild animal care and rehabilitation