FOUNDATION


COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE

Caseworker, Big Sisters Vancouver, BC

Vocational Counselor, Vancouver Coastal Health
+ The Canadian Mental Health Association

Program Manager, Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House,
Youth At Work, Employment program for Youth-at-risk

Regional Coordinator, Community Access Program
Vancouver Community Network

Medicinal Plant Internship
Punta Mona Center for Regenerative Design and Botanical Studies
Costa Rica

Other Organization Involvement:
Habitat for Humanity, Victoria's Compost Education Center, Taking IT Global, Presenter at the National ICT Summit, Habitat Jam: World Urban Forum, Santropol Roulant in Montreal

FORMAL EDUCATION 

Art Therapy with Catherine Dunlop
PHD DVATI, Blue Spark Art Studio

Mental Health First Aid
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Canadian Mental Health Association

Counseling + Rehabilitation Techniques
Motivational Interviewing
Vancouver Coastal Health

Metalsmith Jewellery Design
Vancouver Community College

Botanical Illustration + Watercolor
Creative Suite Illustrator
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Bachelor of Arts
Major in Social Justice
Minor in Environment Studies
University of Victoria, Canada

YOGA WORLD EXPERIENCE

Ecstatic Dance + Vinyasa Yoga at Om at Cashew Hill, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, February + April 2017

Magic Woman Journey Accessing Creativity through Yoga, Meditation, + Play, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, March 17-20 2017

Human Crystal Journey Workshop Facilitator at the Moon Temple  Envision Festival 2017, Costa Rica

Yoga + Meditation Class, Temple Dance Facilitator, + Flower Crown Workshop at Soul Seed Gathering January 2017, at the Yoga Forest, San Marcos, Guatemala

Hatha + Vinyasa Yoga Teacher at the Vancouver Club, 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Rise in Radiance Workshop Facilitator  Envision Festival 2016, Costa Rica

Vegan Chef at three Sanga Living Yoga Retreats on Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada

Vegan Chef at two Arkaya Yoga Retreats on Bowen Island, BC, Canada

Hatha Yoga + Full Moon Circle, Karma Teachers, Vancouver BC

Community Yoga Teacher at Sitka Surfboards, Vancouver BC

Studios also worked at: Semperviva Yoga Studio in Vancouver, Moksha Montreal, Yoga Institute of Montreal, Corebody Center Pilates in Paris, France

MOVEMENT EDUCATION

First Aid Certified

Shiva Ray Workshop Training

200 Hour Teacher Training, Semperviva Yoga
Studied with:
Gloria Latham, Kundalini Yoga
Bernie Clark, Yin Yoga
Cameron Gilley, Hatha + Yin Yoga
Crista Shillington, Power Flow + Progressive Poses
Samantha Sowassey, Hatha + Nutrition + Sound + Chakra Study
Workshops with International Teachers:
Nicki Doane, Max Strom, Mark Whitwell, + Gurmukh 

Arka Yoga 30 Hour Teacher Training with Matreyi, Classical Foundations

Hula Hoop Fitness Instructor Training, with Pixie Hoops

BellyFit Instructor Training
 
Other work experience:
Worked for fashion designer Hajnalka Mandula
Owned + operated OneLove Media,
branding for artists + community organizations
 
Earth and Shore