Shannon earned a Master’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma which is an interdisciplinary field of sociology, education, counseling and psychology. Her graduate studies included internship work in Costa Rica and Zambia, along with methods for individualized coping skills, empowering minority groups, and organizational change.
A lifelong learner, she is learning Hawai'ian and has taken several graduate courses in Social Work with an emphasis on Hawai'ian communities & culture, human development, psychology and therapy.
Yoga Therapy Certifications
Healing Presence and Applied Ayurvedic Studies with Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa PhD and Vijaya Stern ND. Cortez, CO.
Pain Care Yoga Mentoring with Neil Pearson PT. Online.
Healing Relationships (integration of Yoga Therapy within the medical community) with Nischala Joy Devi. Encinitas, CA.
Thai Yoga Therapy (acupressure, assisted yoga, holistic healing practices) with Saul David Raye and Gigi Chiarello. Ojai, CA.
Pain Care Yoga (Level 1) with Neil Pearson PT. Vancouver, Canada.
Functional Yoga Therapy (Assessment Techniques, Somatics and Range of Motion Testing) with Maria KaliMa RN. Tucson, AZ.
Yoga of the Heart® (Heart Disease, Cancer and Chronic Illness) with Nischala Joy Devi and Bhaskar Deva. Buckingham, VA.
Yoga of Recovery for Counselors® (Ayurvedic approach to addictive and self-destructive behaviors) with Durga Leela and Swami Sitaramananda. Grass Valley, CA.
Yoga Teacher Training
RYT-500 Yoga Teacher Training with Inner Peace Yoga Therapy. Tucson, AZ
Yoga for Chronic Pain with Neil Pearson PT
Ayurveda & Yoga Therapy with Dr. Marc Halpern
Functional Yoga Therapy with Maria KaliMa RN
Yoga for Depression with Amy Weintraub
Yoga of Recovery with Durga Leela
Yoga Nidra/iRest® with Karen Soltes LCSW
Yoga for Grief Relief with Antonio Sausys
Yoga for Cancer with Antonio Sausys
Adapting Yoga for Heart Disease with Nischala Joy Devi
RYT-200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Yoga Center of Carmel, CA. Featured:
Sun Salutations with Mark Stephens
Anusara Yoga with Katchie Ananda
Yoga Sutras with Kofi Busia
Kundalini Yoga with Awtar Kaur Khalsa
Twists and Sequencing with Melina Meza
Restorative Yoga, Adjustments and Assists with Thomas Fortel
RYT-200 hour Yoga Teacher Training: CorePower Yoga -- Honolulu, HI
Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training with Brynne Caleda (CEO of YogaEd.) -- Honolulu, HI
Additional Yoga Training
Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Frontier of Trauma Retreat with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, David Emerson, Jenn Turner LMFT, and Dana Moore LPCC. Stockbridge, MA.
Yoga for the Nervous System: Chronic Stress, Anxiety & Insomnia with Bo Forbes PsyD. Stockbridge, MA.
Warriors at Ease Level One training. Online.
Yoga as Medicine with Dr. Timothy McCall (medical editor of “Yoga Journal”). Denver, CO.
Therapeutic Alignments for Strength & Flexibility (Anusara inspired) with Johanna Holloman. Carmel, CA.
Pain-Free Living: posture-focused techniques for sitting, standing, bending, resting and walking with Esther Gokhale (founder of the Gokhale Method®). Big Sur, CA
Yin/Insight Yoga silent retreat with Sarah and Ty Powers. Stockbridge, MA.
Additional Coaching Training
Willpower with Roy Baumeister, PhD
Positive Psychology and Well-Being
with Christopher Peterson, PhD
Career Coaching with Bob Siegfried, PhD
Group Coaching with Kevin Handley, PhD
Goal Setting and Achievement with Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD
Positive Psychology Coaching with Judy Krings, PhD
Mindfulness & Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
with Joe Ciarrochi, PhD
Diabetes Education for Wellness Professionals
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