Experience

*Strengths Profile:

Molly Armour is a passionate yoga teacher whom holds an authentic space for people to soften into the experience of themselves through the vehicle of the Breath.  Excited to work with all levels, but especially thrives when working with people: new to yoga, those looking for a more therapeutic/gentle yoga, as well as those looking for stress relief and a new way to cope with lifes challenges.  Creates nourishing classes that support people on their quest to live holistic lives with awareness.  Meets her students where they are and creates a safe, joyful, empowering environment for all.  Every person leaves the class with a deeper connection and understanding of their breath, and them Selves.

*Yoga Experience:

  • Yoga practitioner since 2003, teacher since 2006. 
  • Facilitated and taught after-school yoga classes and workshops for children from ages 4-15.
  • Lead group and private classes for cancer survivors.
  • Created “Healing Yoga” Class at Soul Tree Yoga Studio in Lafayette, Colorado in 2010-2014
  • Profound understanding of alignment principles, therapeutic benefits, and the many tools of Yoga : āsana, prāṇāyāma, nyāsam, chanting, meditation, visualization, and contemplation.

*Teaching Highlights: 

  • Composes personal practices for individuals in order to promote deeper healing and transformation
  • New Mooon Yoga for women, Solstice center, Boulder Co, Winter 2013
  • *Healing Yoga Class: Wednesdays 12-1, Lafayette, Co.  December 2010-May 2014
  • *Yoga for Cancer Survivors: August-October 2011
  •          –Substitute Teacher for Laura Kupperman’s class Yoga for Survivors, The Yoga Workshop, and   Yo Mama Yoga, Boulder, Co

*Private Instruction and Personally tailored daily practices for a variety of people: 

  • Massage therapist, Boulder, Co
  • Cancer Survivor, Colorado Springs, Co
  • -Elementary School Teacher, Jackson, Wyoming
  • -Bank of America Employee, San Francisco, CA
  • Woman suffering from Bipolar disorder
  • -Busy Mothers
  • -New Mothers
  • -Woman suffering from Chrones disease
  • -Woman dealing with chronic headaches and sever menstral cramps
  • -Cancer Survivors
  • -Woman dealing with fibromayalgia

*Yoga for Children:  2006 to 2014

  • Instructor for the Wellness Initiative, Yoga in schools, Boulder, Co 2010-2013
  • Yoga Arts Educator, Metropolitan Family Services, after-school program, Portland, OR
  • -Kids Yoga!  Co-instructor, Green Yoga Conference, Santa Cruz, CA
  • -Youth Yoga Educator, Creative Arts Charter School: After School Program, San Francisco, CA
  • -Assistant Yoga and Art instructor, Stretch the Imagination, San Francisco, CA
  • *Yoga for Relaxation: 2006, 2011-2012
  • New Moon Yoga, Boulder, Co 2013-2014
  • -Yoga for Stress Relief, Soul Tree Studio, Lafayette, CO 2011-2012
  • -Relaxation through Yoga workshop for teachers, Holy Family Day School, San Francisco, CA

Training and Education:

  • Healing Circles: Advanced Cancer Support Program, Commonweal Retreat Center, Bolinas, CA September 2014
  • Yoga As Therapy North America (YATNA) Program, Vanderbelt University, Nashville Tennessee,  June 2014-Janurary 2017
  • Healing Yoga Foundation, 500 hour Teacher Training certificate, San Francisco, CA 2011-2013
  • Yoga for Cancer Survivors Internship with Laura Kupperman, Boulder, C0 2010-2011
  • Yoga for Cancer Survivors Teacher Intensive, The Yoga Workshop, Boulder, Co, Summer 2010
  • Advanced Studies, Yoga Shala, Portland, Or, Janurary-March 2010
  • Yoga Calm: Teaching Yoga to Children, Portland, Or 2009
  • Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Center, Dharamkot, Dharamsala, India 2009
  • Tushita Meditation Center, Dharamkot, Dharamsala, India 2009
  • Vipassana Meditation Silent 10 day Retreat 2007 & 2008
  • Youth Yoga Dharma Teacher Training, San Francisco, CA. 2006
  • Nosara Yoga Institute, 200 hour teacher training certificate, Nosara, Costa Rica 2005
  • Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, BA with majors in art and religious studies  2003
  • School for International Training-Study Abroad focus in Liberation Theology, Oaxaca, Mexico 2001

*References:

  • Kate Holcombe, Yoga Educator, Healing Yoga Foundation founder and director, (415)-601-5771
  • Holly Collette, Yoga Instructor, Massage Therapist : (417)234-2975
  • Carolina Lorenzo, Yoga Instructor, Co-teacher at the Wellness Initiative, (415) 572-8983

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