Yoga Resume

Yoga Teaching Experience

  • Core Power Yoga (C1, C2, HPF, Yoga Sculpt formats) - December 2014 - current

  • LA Fitness (Yoga, Bodyworks/Yoga Sculpt) - November 2014 - December 2016

  • Chicago Park District (Morgan Park/McFetridge - Slow Flow, Sculpt) June 2016 - April 2017

  • Kelly High School (after school yoga club yoga instructor) - 6 week class April - June 2017

  • YWCA Logan Square (trauma informed yoga classes) - 5 week class May - June 2017

  • Volunteer: Gentle vinyasa  (Manning LIbrary & Coleman Library) weekly January 2015 - Summer 2017

  • Volunteer: Cook County Jail (through Yoga For Recovery non-profit) November 2016 - current

  • Volunteer: Cook County Jail staff yoga for officers tentative start date April 2017

 

Yoga-Related Work Experience

  • Chicago Are Yoga / My Area Yoga Blogger February 2017 - current
  • 40-hour YWCA training: Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Training March 2017
  •  Yoga Service / Trauma Informed Yoga: Practice & Talk: I developed and lead this 2-hour event primarily for yoga teachers and teacher trainees interested in an overview of trauma informed yoga and information on getting trained; I also give a shorter talk to yoga teacher trainees at Core Power Yoga teacher trainings on the same topic
  • Chicago Ambassador, Eat, Breathe Thrive November 2016 - February 2017 (volunteer):  Raise awareness about yoga and eating disorder recovery; promote Eat Breathe Thrive's 3-day intensive training
  • Yoga Activist, Washington, DC: Program Consultant, July 2017-current, Outreach Coordinator (full-time) April 2010 - April 2011: Yoga Activist is a national non-profit offering trainings, support, and resources to yoga teachers bringing yoga to trauma survivors and other underserved communities.

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

  • Trauma-Informed Yoga: Sexual Violence, Yoga, and the Physiology of Resilience

           The Breathe Network / Yogaview, Chicago, February 2016 / 14 YA CEUs

  • Teaching Yoga with a Trauma-Informed Lens

           The Breathe Network / Yogaview, Chicago, April 2014 - 3 hours

  • Yoga for Homeless, In Recovery, and other Trauma Sensitive Communities

           Yoga Activist, Washington, DC, 2010 - 14 hour training / 14 YA CEUs

  • Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

           Street Yoga/Yoga Activist, Washington, DC, 2010 - 14 hour training / 14 YA CEUs

  • Prison Yoga Training

          Prison Yoga Project/Yoga Activist, Washington, DC - 14 hour training

Yoga Teacher Training - Core Power Yoga, Chicago, IL

  • 200-hour Power Teacher Training - June 2014 - August 2014; 200-hour HPF June - August 2016

  • 50-hour Power Extensions Program - September 2014 - October 2014

  • 50-hour Yoga Sculpt Training, 50-hour Extensions - September 2015-November 2015

Education

  • MA, American University, Washington, DC, August 2010, International Communication
  • BA, University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2002, Sociology