Courtney graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and completed the unique interdisciplinary minor in Community Development. Courtney’s interest in community health led her to work with organizations providing voices for marginalized communities, such as the Howard University Center for Urban Progress and the Latino Health Care Forum. She has been awarded grants from both Austin Travis County Health and Human Services (2013) and A Glimmer of Hope Austin Foundation (2015) to provide community health assessments and wellness programs in under-served communities color. On February 9, 2017, Courtney will join the ranks of awardees at the upcoming Central Texas African American Family Support Conference, where she will receive 2017 Richard Hopkins “Torch” Award – Professional.
Favorite Quote: “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” Audre Lorde
Chris holds a M.A. in Public Policy from Trinity College (Hartford) and a B.A. in Sociology from Princeton University. She loves learning and is a graduate of Greenlights’ Executive Director Essentials program. She is a certified Nonprofit Board Trainer from the United Way of the Capital Area (Hartford) and a certified Master’s Level Trainer for the Institute for Inquiry at the Exploratorium. She is also a certified Capital Area Master Naturalist, a graduate of the Holistic Management International’s Whole Farm Training Program, and she is a 200-hour certified therapeutic yoga instructor. Chris is also a knowledgeable participant in the Liberating Structures movement.
collaborative team at Waldegrove Psychological Services in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Caelin is also certified as a Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist (TIYT) and Life Coach (CYLC).Caelin first came to yoga in search of relief from symptoms of severe anxiety. After having found such a profound effect from the practice, she has made it her life’s purpose to assist others in finding relief through yoga. Caelin offers the Overcome Anxiety Clinic across Nova Scotia in studios, schools and various health care settings.
Caelin is registered with Yoga Alliance as E-RYT 500 and is a graduate of the 800 hr
Professional Yoga Therapy program from Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT). Caelin completed a 1000hr mentorship with Genevieve Yellin and certifications in Radiant Child Yoga level 1&2, LifeForce Yoga Practitioner (LFYP-1); to name a few. Caelin’s educational background includes undergraduate studies in Psychology at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, NS. Caelin looks forward to beginning studies in Somatic Yoga with Eleanor Criswell Hanna (spring 2017) and continuing attending various Trauma Training Seminars.
Caelin is Faculty and Canadian Director of TIYT, currently coordinating trainings in TIYT throughout Canada and the collaboration of research in Canada and the US. Caelin lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia with her Irish husband Patrick and her rockstar daughter Rachel.
Robyn received her Bachelors of Science degree from Muhlenberg College. She completed her medical degree, internship in Internal Medicine, and residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She also completed a fellowship in Body Imaging at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Robyn is certified in yoga therapy through Integrative Yoga Therapy. Additionally she is certified in Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy with Sundara Yoga Therapy, Y4C Yoga for Cancer, Yoga for Breast Cancer Recovery and Beyond, Warriors at Ease, Functional Yoga Therapy, Yin Yoga, and Karma Kids Yoga for Kids and Teens. She is currently an iRest Level 1 Teacher in Training pursuing complete iRest Teacher certification. Robyn serves on the Medical Resource Committee for Gilda’s Club of South Jersey, a non-profit organization aiding all individuals touched by cancer.
Robyn is eternally grateful for her wonderful husband and two incredible children!