Susan has been a dedicated yoga and mindfulness teacher for the last 14 years and a practitioner for over 30. Her yoga practice began in the early 80’s as a means to alleviate discomfort from her professional sports and dance life-style,it continues to be informed by her desire to grow and her own practice living a life in balance and with compassion. Her strength as a teacher derives from a commitment to daily practice focusing on building compassion and kind awareness in the body, mind, and spirit and applying yoga as therapy for all conditions Her interest is in the exploration of how the body and mind reflect and affect each other. She teaches all levels of abilities to those new to yoga and seasoned, all ages. She has developed a mindful-yoga based program for teens incorporating positive social emotional learning to establish inner states of positive resiliency. She loves integrating yoga and psychotherapy and is blessed to learn from her students.