Education and experience…

  • IAYT-Certified Yoga Therapist, Comprehensive Yoga Therapy, YogaLife Institute
  • Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT® 500, YACEP®), Yoga Alliance, trained in Kripalu and Classical traditions
  • Duke Integrative Medicine, Integrative Yoga for Seniors Professional Training (Certificate Program)
  • Certified Cardiac Yoga Teacher (CCYT®)
  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training, YogaLife Institute
  • Yoga Tune Up® Teacher & Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Ball Practitioner
  • Therapeutic Yoga for Pain Relief Professional Training, Marlysa Sullivan, Center for Integrative Yoga Studies
  • Structural Yoga Therapy Training, Jenny Otto, BodyBalance Yoga
  • Yoga for Athletes Training, Sage Rountree
  • Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction training (based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn's MBSR program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center), Steve Flowers
  • Reiki Level 2
  • Instructor, PYP Studio, State College, PA
  • Instructor, YMCA of Centre County, State College, PA
  • Founder, Happy Valley Yoga4Good
  • Owner/Principal, Wieder Communications
  • B.A. Communications & Writing, McDaniel College
  • M.S. Marketing Communications, The Johns Hopkins University

Required disclaimer: the yoga therapy components of my practice are based on C-IAYT Certification from the International Association of Yoga Therapists, not derived from my status as an RYT & E-RYT with Yoga Alliance Registry.