I am a mind-body educator, with over 30 years of exploration in spiritual culture, the lead of the Silk Road Yoga Sangha and creator the Multidisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training. I work with all persons, all ages + stages of life, and will always accept & respect any condition or malady. I believe there is no ‘right’ way to do yoga, that there are numerous ways and the best way is for you to find your own way.
I have gained most of my education, on meditation and yoga, from monastics.
You may have heard about my work with…
The Military Advanced Training Center (MATC) at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) – adaptive yoga, relaxation & meditation to US combat veterans and active military.
The Defense and Veteran’s Center for Integrative Pain Management (DVCIPM) – one-on-one yoga sessions with patients.
The Howard University Cancer Center/Hospital – restorative yoga & relaxation pilot study for individuals recovering from cancer.
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence – yoga & relaxation for US veterans with PTSD.
Warrior Camp – sitting meditation & multidisciplinary yoga, for combat veterans with PTSD, working with EMDR psychotherapists and equine therapists.
Friendship Place /La Casa – sitting meditation, qi gong and yoga for recovering homeless persons who live in permanent supportive housing.
Yoga on the Rocks – annual hike with meditation & yoga atop the Ol’ Ragged Mount of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, USA.
Yoga at Camp Mantz – an annual get together for yoga, meditation & community surrounded by the flora & fauna in southern Maryland, USA.
I’m also a Mentor with the IMCW.
In my spare time, I occasionally fell dead trees.
In my past life, as an artist-educator, I presented interactive & multicultural performances with audiences of children at: the Barns of Wolf Trap, Imagination Stage at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Discovery Theater in the Smithsonian Institution. I also danced a little bit…
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