Colleen is 200 hour certified through Yogi Master Alan Finger's Be Yoga, in the ISHTA (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra, and Ayurveda) style. Also, she is 300 hour certified through Inner Peace Yoga Therapy where she studied with world renowned teachers. She has done advanced studies in Functional Yoga Therapy with Maria Kali Ma, and is trained in Life Force Yoga with Amy Weintraub.
Colleen has studied Vipassana (Insight) Meditation and various other styles. She completed a children's teacher training program at Karma Kids, NYC, and was certified by Sonia Sumar to teach Yoga For Special Children. She is certified to teach Prenatal Yoga, Couples Yoga for Labor and Delivery, and Postpartum/Mommy and Baby Yoga. Colleen is also a Reiki Master; she offers Reiki sessions as well as Reiki Trainings.
Through the accumulation of all of these experiences Colleen has developed a style all her own, taking a gentle approach, honoring the body, and paying detailed attention to alignment. Colleen creates a safe environment where she shares her kind, soothing, accepting spirit, and obvious passions.
Currently Colleen teaches mostly privately, guiding both yoga and yoga therapy students through practices that are uniquely created for them. She teaches small-group yoga classes in Nashville, as well as leads workshops, retreats, and Reiki Trainings both locally and out of town. Colleen also teaches Pranayama and Chakra segments in teacher training programs.