ABOUT ME
Yoga Practitioner & Teacher, Anatomy Nerd,
Dirt-Worshipping Hiker, Dog & Cat Lady, Bibliophile.  

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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 anxiety, arthritis, scoliosis, chronic pain, stress and sleep problems. LEARN MORE

Mary offers integrative health education based on her personal yoga practice and study, which spans nearly three decades. She has taught yoga practices since 2002 and offered yoga-based therapeutics since 2007. 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. To formalize her decades of study, Mary earned a master of science in yoga therapy at Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is registered as a certified yoga therapist with IAYT. She is also a certified iRest Level 1 teacher-in-training. 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 anatomical reality and movement literacy course in December 2017, www.experientialanatomy.yoga . For a taste of the course, you can check out their series on YouTube, Today's Anatomy Question
 

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