<strong>Courtney Bailey, RYT, TIYT</strong>
Courtney Bailey, RYT, TIYTTrauma and Social Justice Educator & TIYT Faculty
 Courtney is a registered trauma-informed yoga instructor with an interest in intergenerational trauma and mental health, particularly in African American/Black and Latino/Hispanic community. Courtney is also the Research Coordinator on the Health Disparities Team with the University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School. She is working with the Health Disparities Team and Huston-Tillotson University to address barriers to mental health care in Austin/Travis County and Central Texas. Additionally, Courtney serves as Staff Advisor to a Dell Medical School student-led group called MESH (Making Equity Standard in Healthcare).
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
<strong>Trionne Barnett, C-IAYT, ERYT500</strong>
Trionne Barnett, C-IAYT, ERYT500TIYT Faculty Member
 Trionne began her journey with yoga in 2002 and is a 2013 graduate of the Integrative Yoga Therapy Professional Yoga Therapy program. (PYT). She is also registered as a Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist. (TIYT) Having completed the 65 Hour Advanced Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy Training at Sundara Yoga Therapy in 2013. She teaches yoga therapy at Carrollton Springs Mental Health Facility and is the Stress Management Specialist for the Dean Ornish Program for reversing Heart Disease at Texas Health Resources in Plano.Offering Yoga Therapy, Private, Group and Corporate yoga classes to suit the needs of the students. Class focus is on moving mindfully and breathing into each posture suggesting the body “allow” the movement without force. Linking movement with breath creates a moving meditation that calms and strengthens the mind, body and soul. Each pose requires undoing, requiring no goal, and going with the body, rather than pushing or telling the body what to do.
<strong>Dr. Jodi Ceballos, PsyD, C-IAYT,RYT500, TIYT</strong>
Dr. Jodi Ceballos, PsyD, C-IAYT,RYT500, TIYTWest Coast TIYT Faculty & CoDirector MH TIYT Online
Jodi Ceballos, Psy.D., RYT is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, who currentlyholds a license in both Texas and California. She runs a thriving private practice in San Diego California. Jodi received her doctorate degree in 2007 from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, CA, and before that her Master’s degree in 2004, in Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College in Springfield, MA. Jodi completed her 200hr yoga therapy teacher training as well as her Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy Certification at Sundara Yoga Therapy in Austin, TX with Genevieve Yellin, and is now pursuing her 1000hr Professional Yoga Therapist certification through Integrative Yoga Therapy; she is completing her 1000 hr Yoga Therapy internship with Genevieve Yellin. Jodi has worked in various mental health settings, working with children, adolescents, and adults, and has had significant success implementing yoga therapy techniques into the clinical setting. She completed her postdoctoral training at the VA Hospital in San Diego and holds specialties working with combat PTSD, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders. Jodi currently resides in San Diego with her hubsband (Ray) and her dog-baby (Nina).
<strong>Dr. Jessica Byron</strong><strong>, M.D., RYT500, C-IAYTcandidate, TIYT</strong>
Dr. Jessica Byron, M.D., RYT500, C-IAYTcandidate, TIYTPrimary Faculty-all trainings
Dr. Jessica Byron has 30 years of medical experience practicing in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Jessica is a certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) through the International Association of Yoga Therapists she completed her Integrative Yoga Therapy internship with Genevieve Yellin. She is also a registered Yoga Teacher at the 500hr level (RYT500) through the Yoga Alliance. She has been a student of yoga and meditation for over 20 years. Jessica completed her initial yoga teacher training with Swami Maha-Tarananda, and studied meditation with Sri Eknath Easwaran of the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. She subsequently studied Integrative Yoga Therapy (Joseph & Lilian Le Page) and Functional Yoga Therapy(Maria Mendola), and completed her Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy certification (Genevieve Yellin). She completed a two year program with Tacheria in Interfaith spirituality, learning about various paths for companioning others on their journeys in health and wholeness. Jessica has served on the teaching faculty for Yoga Connection’s Personal Meditation, Yoga Program and Hatha Teacher Training Program, as a guest speaker for Integrative Yoga Therapy’s 500hr certification program. Jessica is currently a primary faculty member of Sundara’s Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy training. Now with Healing Path Yoga, LLC, Jessica is offering yoga, meditation, aqua yoga, and yoga therapy for groups or individual’s, using the yoga tradition’s integrative tools for self-aware transformation of body, mind and spirit. Jessica serves as an Advisory Board Member for the non-profit, Overcome Anxiety Project. Jessica’s Trauma informed work includes, but is not limited to: education coordinator in transitional housing (addiction & imprisonment), advisor for sexual assault and relationship violence, and coordinator for community response to reduce violent crimes against women. Jessica has two grown children and resides in Tucson with her husband (Jim).
<strong>Dr. Keri Heilman, PhD</strong>
Dr. Keri Heilman, PhDDistinguished Faculty - Neuroscience & Research
Keri J. Heilman, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Lake Forest College and her doctorate in Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience) from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006. As a student and now colleague of Stephen W. Porges, PhD, Dr. Heilman has been conducting research based on the Polyvagal Theory since 2000, and regularly consults and provides training workshops for researchers and clinicians who are interested social behavior, particularly, in individuals who have experienced trauma or anxiety (2-4hr).
<strong>Shawn Kent, LPC, LMT, CYT, TIYT</strong>
Shawn Kent, LPC, LMT, CYT, TIYTCoDirector of Social Services Training & TIYT Faculty
 Shawn has a Master’s degree in Counseling – his thesis focused on integrating eastern and western approaches to healing. He is a licensed Professional Counselor, a licensed massage therapist, the Director of Youth Services with Community Yoga, a certified Yoga instructor and a Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist. Shawn has spent the last eight years studying mind-body therapy and providing yoga therapy groups for youth in Juvenile Detention. Shawn is the co-Director of the advanced yoga therapy training: Yoga Therapy for Community & Social Services Internship. He is a faculty member in Sundara Yoga Therapy’s 200hr Teacher Training, and Dharma Yoga’s 200hr Teacher Training. Shawn specializes in mindfulness, mind body integration and teaches yoga as a practical wellness discipline. He encourages students to practice both mentally and physically, teaching practical skills that can be used on and off of the mat. Shawn’s TIYT work is extensive with underserved populations, primarily working with incarcerated individuals and providing therapy groups for youth in correctional court. He is the creator and Director of The Art of Peace, a Yoga-based multi-faceted therapeutic program for underserved youth, offered in 3 schools in Austin, TX. Shawn currently resides in Austin with his wife and cat.
<strong>Christine Moses, MA, RYT</strong>
Christine Moses, MA, RYTTIYT Faculty, Marketing, Business & Non-Profit Advisor
 Christine Moses has more than 20 years experience in nonprofit management. She is the CEO of her own company, Buffalo Cloud Consulting LLC, which specializes in facilitating community conversations and supporting nonprofits in their strategic planning, communications, and branding efforts. Prior to founding her company, Chris was the Communications Director at SEDL, a nonprofit education research firm. From 2007 to 2014 she led a team of six and managed a $1 million budget. Highlights of her tenure include receiving seven awards for her communications work and completing a successful rebranding of the organization. She also has nearly a decade of experience consulting to nonprofit organizations. Chris has served on more than two-dozen boards focused on education and the environment, chaired committees, and served as chairman of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford, The Princeton Club of Austin, The Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Hartford, and Sri Atmananda Memorial School in Austin. She was the speechwriter for Governor Lowell P. Weicker, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and Attorney General Janet Reno for the 1995 World Special Olympic Games as a volunteer.
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.
<strong>Caelin Nadin, C-IAYT, ERYT500</strong>
Caelin Nadin, C-IAYT, ERYT500TIYT Faculty and Director of TIYT Canada Training
Caelin Nadin is a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT) who specializes treating anxiety, depression, PTSD and chronic pain; working in a
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.
<strong>Dr. Henry Rosemont, Jr., PhD</strong>
Dr. Henry Rosemont, Jr., PhDDistinguished Faculty - Philosophy & Spirituality
Dr. Henry Rosemont, Jr. is a distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Religious Studies, Ethics and Linguistics. He is visiting professor at Brown University and the George B. and Willma Reeves Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Dr. Rosemont holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Washington [1967] and pursued post-doctoral studies in linguistics at M.I.T. [1967-71] with Noam Chomsky. He is the author of numerous books, including Rationality and Religious Experience [2001], a required text for this course; and more recently with Huston Smith, Is There a Universal Grammar of Religion? (2008). He has edited and/or translated ten other books. He has spent 3 years as Fulbright Senior Professor of Philosophy & Linguistics at Fudan University in Shanghai, a year as a Visiting Scholar at the University of London, and has lectured at over 150 colleges and universities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Dr. Rosemont has offered his vast knowledge and experience in the fields of philosophy, ethics and sprirituality studies as a guest lecturer in the Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy training since 2012. To see a recent lecture of Dr. Rosemont’s follow this LINK. An anthology of essays dedicated to his work was published in 2008, Polishing the Chinese Mirror: Essays in Honor of Henry Rosemont, Jr. We are proud to announce his most recent publication, released in March 2015: Against Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the Foundations of Morality, Politics, Family, and Religion. We are greatly honored to have Dr. Rosemont on our faculty (4-6hrs).
<strong>Robyn Tiger, MD, C-IAYT, RYT-500, TIYT</strong>
Robyn Tiger, MD, C-IAYT, RYT-500, TIYTTIYT Faculty - Medical Advisor
Robyn Tiger is a Physician and Certified Yoga Therapist. Her yoga therapy practice, Yoga Heals 4 Life, integrates traditional Western medicine with the Eastern science of yoga and serves those touched by cancer, anxiety, and stress related disorders including PTSD. Robyn’s passion to help others more fully grew out of her many years in medical practice witnessing firsthand the need for more complete patient care. In her classes and private sessions, she teaches individuals the tools needed to take an active role in their journey to healing.

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!

<strong>Genevieve Yellin, ERYT500, C-IAYT</strong>
Genevieve Yellin, ERYT500, C-IAYTDirector & Primary faculty-all trainings
Genevieve is a Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), certified through the International Association of Yoga Therapy. She is also certified through Yoga Alliance as an ERYT 500, Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) and a Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT). In addition to Integrative Yoga Therapy 1000hr studies, her training includes, but is not limited to, myofascial studies (KMI), Adaptive Yoga (Karen Clarke, Matthew Sanford), Spinal Integration, Restorative, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, Svastha Yoga with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandarim in Chennai India, Vipassana Meditation, Mindfulness Studies, Holistic Nutrition and Reiki. She is currently studying with and collaborating with Somatics-Yoga founder Eleanor Criswell in developing a Trauma Release Protocol for Yoga Therapists. Genevieve’s professional background as an environmental research scientist (biochemistry) in the University system, before transitioning to full-time Yoga Therapy practice is evident in her approach to yoga therapy. Her teaching serves as an accessible bridge between the ancient teachings of Yoga and modern medical sciences. Genevieve is a Faculty member of both Inner Peace Yoga Therapy and Kripalu’s Integrative Yoga Therapy 800hr Professional Yoga Therapist Certification programs, as well as Community Yoga’s Trauma Informed training for Social Services. She is the Founder/Director of The Overcome Anxiety Project, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that offers training to those who serve underserved communities, funds Yoga programs that serve the underserved and offers the very successful Overcoming Anxiety Clinic: A Holistic and Natural Approach. Her TIYT work is extensive, with a concentration in addiction/chemical dependancy, Chronic pain, cancer care, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, care-takers, pulmonary rehabilitation, and cardiac rehabilitation. Genevieve has five wonderful grown children and resides in Austin with Bob, Gunny-Bear, Moose & Cleo (husband, dogs and cat).
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