RYT 500, CAP
Susan has practiced yoga for over twenty-five years and is a registered yoga teacher at the 500 hour level.
Susan’s stressful career as a CPA led her to the benefits of yoga. She reduced her work hours for her baby daughter, and in 2002, received her teacher’s certification from the Florida Institute for Integrated Yoga Studies (FIFIYS) in Tampa. Through FIFIYS, she has studied with internationally known teachers such as Nischala Joy Devi, creator of Yoga of the Heart, and the faculty from the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation in Bangalore, India.
In 2004, Susan received her yoga therapist’s certification from Integrative Yoga Therapy, where she developed an in-depth understanding of yoga therapeutics for a wide variety of needs and conditions.
Susan earned her Associates Degree in Ayurvedic Clinical Consulting and Aromatherapy Certification through the Florida Vedic College and Ayurvedic Center for Well Being in Sarasota, Florida. Upon graduation in 2007, she created Yoga Flow Essential Oils, where she sells fine quality oils and creates ayurvedic healing blends.
Susan currently conducts classes and workshops in therapeutic yoga, ayurveda and aromatherapy to the general public, teacher trainees and medical professionals.
Susan is a member of International Association of Yoga Therapists and the Alliance of International Aromatherapists as well as being managing director of the Florida Yoga Teachers Association.