Mentoring

Support and Training for Professionals

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Are you feeling excited about all yoga has to offer your eating disorder clients and want to offer this healing modality in your work?

My personal 20+ years of recovery and 3 years of professional yoga therapy training have gifted me with a profound understanding of the nuances of supporting clients in eating disorder recovery with the practices and philosophies of yoga. More and more, therapists, dieticians, physicians, coaches, yoga therapists, and yoga teachers are interested in including yoga in their treatment plans with eating disorder clients, which is wonderful and exciting—as this trend reinforces the growing recognition of yoga’s powerfully healing role in the recovery process and human experience.

But how to bring yoga to this client population while creating safety is not a skill set taught in traditional yoga teacher trainings. I’m on a mission to educate professionals around the world about how to share yoga with their clients in eating disorder recovery in sensitive, smart, effective, and compassionate ways.

If you are a professional who has completed at least a 200-hour yoga teacher training and wish to explore how to integrate yoga in your work with eating disorder clients, I have so much to share with you in my mentoring program! And if you are not a registered yoga teacher, but would like to learn some simple yoga techniques to bring in your sessions, please get in touch about how I can bring one of my specialized workshops to your practice.

What you will learn

When we work together, I provide 1x1 support customized to meet your specific goals plus specialized mentoring in three areas —Inner Work, Education, and Nuances of Yoga for Eating Disorders — to provide a comprehensive learning experience that will teach you excellent skills for integrating yoga into your client work.

Inner Work

This focus includes

  • clarifying your personal and professional intentions  

  • defining your mission

  • exploring anxieties/concerns (personal and professional) about working with this client population 

  • discovering your personal voice and communication style

  • establishing/depening your own relationship with yoga to authentically share it with others

 Education 

This focus includes

  • education on eating disorders

  • latest research on yoga/somatic practices and eating disoder recovery

  • education on body image 

  • support in finding additional formal trainings if desired/needed

  • suggestions for supplemental reading and resources 

Nuances of Yoga for Eating Disorders

This focus includes

  • principles of trauma sensitive yoga

  • yoga poses

  • breathing practices

  • mantra

  • grounding techniques

  • yoga philosophy 

  • meditation

  • relaxation

  • visualiztion

  • language and delivery of practices

How it Works

I offer 3- and 6-month mentoring packages. The 3-month package is an intensive approach and includes 3 (three) 45-minute online sessions per month and unlimited email support. The 6-month package includes 2 (two) 60-minute online sessions plus unlimited support to allow for a more intergrative experience. Our sessions are designed to guide you in meeting your specific goals, weaving in the key learning points mapped out above in an organic way that aligns with what you are working on. In addition to the intellectual experience of learning about the nuaces of yoga for eating disorders, you will also have an opportunity to embody these practices so that you can incorporate them into your personal experience and carry them forth in your professional work with your clients. It doesn’t get more real, powerful, or transformative than that!

I am eager to answer all your questions! Let’s connect.