Sue began practicing yoga in 2005 and has personally experienced the transformational powers of yoga after experiencing traumatic loss. In her quest to help others, she has earned the advanced 300 hour certification as a Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) Facilitator trained by the world renowned Trauma Center in Brookline, MA.
Sue specializes in yoga classes and workshops that emphasize relief from emotional trauma and grief. Sue is highly experienced teaching yoga to adults in group and private classes, children and teens in public and private schools, active duty military and veterans, adults and at-risk youth in residential treatment programs and hospitals, and in bereavement support group settings. She has offered classes, workshops and trainings throughout the U.S.
As a certified TCTSY facilitator, Sue facilitates TCTSY private sessions and classes for adults, teens, and children at the Trauma Center at JRI – Pelham Academy in Lexington, Little Heroes Home in Dracut, Littleton Academy, Glenhaven Academy in Marlborough, Wayside Trauma Intervention Services in Milford. Additionally she has taught at Community Healthlink Victims Services, Enlightened Interventions, McLean Fernside in Princeton, The Worcester Trauma Conferences, Veterans Inc., Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, Worcester Public School System, The Alternatives, Mercy Center, Yellow Ribbon events for active duty military and at the Worcester Trauma Conference. Sue has also provided Mindfulness and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga professional development workshops for schools; including Worcester Public School District, Auburn School District, Brockton School District, and Miami Mindfulness; plus grief workshops at Hope Floats Wellness Center in Kingston, MA, the Compassionate Friends National Conference in Boston and Arizona, Heartwell Institute in Worcester, MA and other locations in Central Massachusetts. She is also a trainer for Yoga Warriors International and has trained people from all over the U.S and international students. Sue also presents professional yoga trainings and workshops for yoga teachers.
Additionally Sue has trained in numerous types of yoga methodologies including Yoga Warriors International for military/veterans, yoga for children, seniors, substance abuse recovery, cancer, meditation, chair yoga, restorative yoga, yin yoga, yoga nidra, qigong, reiki, and has completed the UMass MBSR stress reduction program and the post-graduate certificate program in Traumatic Stress Studies at The Trauma Center at JRI.
Sue’s calm presence will help you to open your heart to find peace within.
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