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Helen practices trauma-informed yoga with many different teachers. Pursuing these studies enabled her to better face her own trauma and her recovery has inspired her to help others. The yoga classes will help you become more subtle, that involves concentration, deep listening and loving kindness to the self. Work as hard or as soft as you like. She’ll show you how to modify the poses using props and teach variations of the pose. Her practice and teachings are through studying with Tias Little, Prajna Yoga. She uses his poetry along with a mix of Asanas & Vinyasa from other eclectic & internationally renowned teachers.
Helen is a professionally trained and certified yoga teacher, Thai Yoga Massage practitioner, and Pilates mat trainer. She has taught yoga for over ten years and studied the practice in the US and internationally in India, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, and Canada. Since she retired from the computer software development field eight years ago and moved to Waterville Valley, Helen has dedicated herself to improving her yoga practice and helping others to enjoy the mental and physical benefits deeply imbedded in the practice. Helen has taught at several venues, and taught at the Waterville Valley Athletic Club and at Waterville Valley Town Square Yoga, which she established five years ago. She also conducts private lessons. Helen is certified to teach yoga through the Yoga Alliance and Sun & Moon Yoga Studio in Arlington, VA. Helen also is certified as a Thai Yoga Massage practitioner through Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage School of Montreal, Canada.
Helen completed five classes at Kripalu. Thai Yoga Massage, Level I & II with Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage followed by Assisted Yoga with Adjustments also by Lotus Palm. She attended Kripalu’s annual teachers conference, ‘The Power of Yoga Therapy.’ Other training at Kripalu is ‘Yoga Adjustments, Guiding Practice for Each Unique Student’ with Mark Stephens.
Helen completed the 200 hour in-depth yoga teacher training through Sun & Moon Yoga Studio, Arlington, VA in 2012. She is currently registered with Yoga Alliance and has been practicing yoga since 1996.
Helen has completed the Reformer Instructor Training by Balanced Body Education in 2020. She also completed Power Pilates Beginner Mat Training, and received an Assessment-Based Certificate, awarded June 2013.