ABOUT ME
Integrative Health Educator, Yoga Practitioner, Anatomy Nerd,
Dirt-Worshipping Hiker, Dog & Cat Lady, Bibliophile.  
M.S., C-IAYT, ERYT, YACEP
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I offer group and private instruction in the physical, breathing, meditative, restorative and self-study practices of Hatha Yoga.
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I offer workshops in anatomy, kinesiology, practice and teaching techniques, and yoga therapeutics for mind-body practitioners.
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A skilled yoga therapist, I offer one-on-one and small-group classes in yoga-based therapeutics. My specializations include self-management of arthritis, scoliosis, chronic pain, stress and sleep problems. LEARN MORE

Mary offers integrative health education based on her personal yoga practice and study of more than two decades. Her teaching is informed by the master instructors who have guided her as well as perspective and understanding gained in credited coursework in anatomy, physiology, biology, kinesiology, cadaver dissection and therapeutic movement. Mary earned a master of science in yoga therapy at Maryland University of Integrative Health and is registered as a certified yoga therapist with IAYT. Her scope of practice includes physical postures, breathing exercises, restorative yoga and mindfulness techniques such as meditation and heart-centered communication.


Mary primarily studies with Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., PT. She serves as Judith's senior anatomy and therapeutics teaching assistant at workshops around the United States. Judith, Lizzie Lasater and Mary launched their digital anatomy and movement literacy course in December 2017. For a taste of the course, you can check out Mary and Lizzie's series on YouTube, Today's Anatomy Question .
 

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