Prior to becoming a Yoga Ed. Trainer, Suzy worked in youth programming and educational development for over five years and graduated with a M.A. in International Education from New York University.
Suzy enrolled in Yoga Ed.’s Trainer Institute to give her the tools and resources needed to pursue yoga as a full-time career.
Within one year of becoming a Yoga Ed. Trainer,
Suzy built a sustainable yoga business across New York City. With the continued goal of cultivating healthier schools and communities through sustainable and accessible practices in yoga, Suzy has built a long list of organizational clients, including:
- Grand Street Settlement – Partnered with Grand Street Settlement to provide professional development trainings to teachers and community leaders who want to learn how to use yoga with children and teens.
- School’s Out New York City (SONYC) – Implemented an after school yoga program for public school K-12 students in the Lower East Side of New York City and introduced yoga programming to preschool early education classrooms with bi-weekly live sessions.
- Kids Centric – Provides weekly yoga classes to special needs students in Brooklyn.
Word of mouth is spreading quickly.
Suzy’s yoga programs have received much praise, helping her yoga business grow into public schools, community centers, and universities.
Praise for Suzy and Yoga Ed.
“Experiencing the Yoga Ed. Professional Institute 1 program has greatly influenced and impacted my k-5th grade physical education and health curriculum. My professional educational philosophy has a foundation in lifelong fitness and I felt it was imperative for me to learn the values of yoga and incorporate them into my lessons. With the backing of my school district, I was able attend the four day course and gain invaluable knowledge.
“My instructor, Suzy, was very warm and welcoming, making it easy to be open to these new ideas on education. The course was filled with cooperative learning activities, mindfulness and self-awareness guidance as well as a trip to watch Suzy teach!
“I was greatly inspired by this program and it has shed new light on how to connect with my students through yoga. What I found as an educator is the opportunity to use yoga for so much more than just your basic poses and fitness skills. Yoga has given me the opportunity to build a rapport that will last a lifetime.” -Meghan Cereola, Springs School