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Education:

BFA Parsons School of Design, NY

KRI certified Kundalini yoga and meditation teacher, trained in Rishikesh, India with Ghurmukh 

Certified Art and Yoga teacher, trained with Hari Kirin at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, NY

Reiki Master, trained with Maa Gyan of Kirti Hermatage, Rishikesh, India

 

Visiting Artist/Yogi Programs:

Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi, India, artist residency and art/yoga workshop 

Columbia University Hospital Integrative Healing Department, led restorative yoga and art sessions for cancer patients

Gallery Flux, VA: Art/Yoga and Gong Relaxation in the Gallery

Hamptons Yoga Festival, Bridgehampton, NY:  Creativity Circle and mandala painting workshop

Dickinson College, PA: Chakras workshop with ArtSong Yoga

Silvermine School Center for the Arts, CT:  Art and Yoga Workshop 

Basil Yoga, CT, led classes in Yoga for Creativity 

Mangala Yoga, Maui, Hawaii, led drumming meditations along with Amy Byrd of Rok Yoga,

Notre Dame High School:  Mandala Painting Workshop

 

Outreach Programs:

Beloved Daughters of the Massaii, Nairobi, Africa:  Created and led an art program and helped build a shelter for 36 girls.

Ramana’s Garden Orphanage, Rishikesh, India:  Led children’s painting workshops and collaborative mural

Inspirica, Stamford, CT:  Designed and led an enrichment program for homeless children and adults

Creative Thunder, New Canaan, CT: Designed and led a 3-generational program of art, yoga and meditation at the New Canaan Inn for senior citizens.  Teenage girls, mothers and seniors connected through creativity.

The Retreat Shelter for Domestic Violence, East Hampton, NY:  Created and led a healing arts program for women and children 

Hospice:  Ganga Prem Hospice, India and Visiting Nurses and Hospice of Fairfield County:  Help patients in their transitions through the use of yoga, meditation and the healing arts

 

Skills:  

Kundalini yoga and meditation instructor

Gong baths and sound healing

Reiki Master

Chakra paintings

Reflexology

Aromatherapy

Dream Analysis

Healing Drumming

Mandala Painting

Hand-bound Creative Journals