Class: Yoga Flow
I have been teaching yoga with my yoga teacher training certificate since January, 2017. Yoga helped me to develop a more intimate connection to my body and lead me into a another part of my career in supporting people to cultivate awareness, acceptance, and conscious choice. I love teaching many different styles of yoga – yin, restorative, and flow. Moving mindfully through the postures, discerning sensations that are arising, while we flow through a mix of poses is my favorite to teach ! Yin and restorative serve as reminders to me that paying attention while we hold poses for longer amounts of time provides stretch that can alleviate tightness as well as dive us deeper into a connection with our body.
Certified Yoga Therapist (c-IAYT)
I utilize yogic practices of breath, movement with awareness, relaxation, and meditation to access the wisdom of the body that can translate into inspiration for change. Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy is a body based modality that helps people cultivate a connection to their body, recognizing sensations, thought patterns, emotions and memories, and energetic experiences. Through a one on one session, this body connection supports a release of tension and promotes a greater sense of ease within one’s body and in life. I also offer group sessions that combine embodied movement, mindfulness, meditation and community connection. Coming together in this group can change your relationship to your body and to your life, release blocked emotional energy, clear your mind like never before, and inspire you to live from your personal truth. My office is located in Room #5 in the Cutting Edge Physical Therapy suite.
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)
My approach is integrative - traditional mental health therapy perspective and tools – combined with working with other evidence-based practices that include mind, body, and spirit.
I have worked for a number of non-profit and for profit organizations that support women and children leaving domestic violence, people going through cancer treatment, and those afflicted with substance addiction. I have also maintained a private practice since 2000 assisting people dealing with life transitions, depression and anxiety, grief, and trauma related symptoms. My office is located in Millcreek.
Steven has been a yoga instructor for 2 years now. Teaching 3 to 5 days a week, he loves teaching yoga of all types. From very exhilarating, intense yoga, to the subtler forms focusing on stretch and extension. Yin yoga and gentle flow yoga are 2 of his favorites.
He is a certified Personal Fitness Trainer, a Certified Group Fitness Instructor of Cardio and Lift and for the past three years he's also instructed Spinning classes. Steven is an active Certified Spiritual Trainer from the Oneness University in India, and has been for the past 10 years.
For the past three years, he has had a private practice for Hypnosis, where he focuses on helping Trauma victims move into more confident and healthy phases of life.
Steven feels very grateful and excited to be able to teach at the Cutting Edge, and looks forward to meeting many new people in the classes to come.
I had the good fortune of growing up in rural Wyoming. Fresh air, clean water, blue skies and lots of nature. I was outdoors every chance I had, camping, hiking, canoeing, doing kid stuff. My endless hours outside and the change of seasons Wyoming offered helped me to have a strong connection to rhythm and energy of Mother Earth. I call it our connection to Heaven and Earth. The earth has endless beauty, and she wastes nothing. All is part of the most efficient recycling system ever created. It is only when we as men get involved that the cycle is broken.
How true this is for us as well. I have learned that each of us has our own microcosmic rhythm and energy mirroring Mother Nature's. I call it the body's life cycle. It self corrects without much help from us and works well. It is only when outside influences create issues in our tissues that the body’s life cycle is disrupted causing discomfort and disease.
I have discovered through my connection to Heaven and Earth and my own body’s life cycle that energy is all around us, through us and through our loved ones. My own journey started early on in my childhood and has brought me through many wonderful experiences. Just like you some of these experiences have been amazing and some have left me less than whole. By learning and applying valuable skills from Foot Zone Therapy, Reiki, Thai Massage, Qigong, Yoga and CrainoSacral Therapy I have been able to heal and reboot my body’s life cycle. I am blessed to be able to work with wonderful people helping them find ways to reboot their body’s life cycle and reconnect to Heaven and Earth.
Stephanie’s integrative health practice celebrates the truth that health looks different on everybody. Her life’s work is helping her patients discover the wisdom in their body that leads to whole body health and joy.
Nearly 15 years ago, she trained at the Academy of Somatic Healing Arts (ASHA). After graduating, she spent many years as an instructor with ASHA’s Sports Massage Department and supported athletes in the medical tent for Atlanta Peachtree Road Race and AVP Beach Volleyball Tours in Atlanta. In 2001, she started her integrative health practice to blend everything she’s learned about massage, yoga and exercise therapies to help more people achieve health, joy and whole body substance.
Stephanie’s biggest challenge came in her 40s, when she suffered debilitating sciatica. She recovered from the pain by following a whole body approach to health and pursuing movement that brings her joy. Farming particularly helped her heal, underscored the value of camaraderie and also guided her to follow a Slow Food philosophy. She believes in a diet based on whole, organic and local foods to support the body’s natural healing.
She’s a Georgia native and has recently moved to Salt Lake City. Traveling across country with her husband, two dogs and a cat. She’s enjoyed sprint triathlons, swinging kettle bells, and mountain biking while also loving quite hikes whether on the beach, in the mountains or urban parks. She is proof that health looks different on everybody. Clients describe her as a wise sage. But one of the simplest lessons that she has learned is to listen and care for your body. When you do, you’ll gain more enthusiasm and freedom to enjoy and move with the flow of life.
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