**Trained the counseling team at ASU (Arizona State University) on Multifaceted Therapeutic Toolbox for Mental Health Clinicians. This experiential workshop (in 2023) explored “clinician friendly” tools from the lens of Polyvagal Theory (Neuroscience) and Vagus Nerve activation, along with Mindfulness Based Therapeutic Yoga. The tools included breath work to shift energy from anxious/depressed, gentle movement (mostly seated), embodied nervous system posturing, and meditation for self-other care.
**Taught Mindfulness Based and Poly Vagal Theory Informed Therapeutic Yoga classes for the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) at their symposiums in 2013, 2015, 2019 and 2023. Loved teaching the Therapeutic Yoga Tool of the Day prior to Keynote speakers for self-other care toolbox. iaedp.com
**Created and facilitated, Becoming Friends with Your Body workshop, a therapeutic yoga toolbox for body connection and calming the nervous system, for ASU faculty and students on November 15, 2022. https://fab-lab.wpcarey.asu.edu/program-ws
**Trained in Trauma-Informed Yoga with the amazing yoga therapist Kate Shipp, IAYT-C, YACEP, ERYT500 8/2022.
**Interviewed by the lovely recovery coach, Kirsten Hunneyball on Curious About Recovery: An Eating Disorder Podcast (Episode 5) on Yoga and Eating Disorders. It was amazing to share my experience and passion! Check out all the episodes and Kirsten's coaching work too. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5mdURzK57mhf5QHGvynZpZ?si=b59df416e9274150
**Created three therapeutic yoga videos for Kylie Mitchell, RD, CEDRD and her blog audience in 2021. Check out the videos and lots a great info on her site -- immaeatthat.com/2021/02/23/yoga-video-a-shift-in-your-posture/
** Created Therapeutic Yoga Videos for mental health clinicians at the virtual symposium for the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) in 2020 and 2021.
** Published a chapter titled, Yoga for Emotions: Tools for Healing from Eating Disorder Behaviors, in the book Yoga and Eating Disorders: Ancient Healing for Modern Illness edited by Carolyn Costin and Joe Kelly.
** Substitute yoga teacher/yoga therapist for Healing Emphasis Yoga classes at innervisionyoga.com (presently).
** Facilitated a yoga workshop for Sierra Tucson treatment center and their clinical team on Yoga Therapy: Emotion Healing for Eating Recovery, 2016
** Taught Healing Emphasis Yoga for Healthy Weigh Out program for Drs. Julie Anne' and Southard in Scottsdale, AZ
** Facilitated Yoga Healing Groups for Gigi Veasey, LCSW and her Compulsive Emotional Overeating Program in Phoenix, AZ
** Therapeutic Yoga for delightful women healing through binge eating issues for Dr. Michelle May with amihungry.com retreat in Carefree, AZ in 2013.
** Taught yoga as warm-up for the NEDA Walk Phoenix with support message on education, treatment and prevention of eating disorders (2013 for several years) nationaleatingdisorders.org
** Presented on therapeutic yoga tools for Phoenix Chapter of IAEDP (2011 and 2013)
** Yoga Vision Board Creation - Creating the life you want and using yoga to "step into it" (2013-present)