Professional Experience and Trainings


New York University, Masters of Social Work, New York City

May 2011

Tufts University Bachelor of Arts, Sociology,Somerville, MA

May 2009

Social Work Experience

Yale University and Connecticut Mental Health Center, Outpatient Hispanic Clinic

Psychotherapist, Spanish speaking, adult, individual long term treatment, interdisciplinary team.

July 2014- June 2015

Lutheran Social Services of New England, Girls Adoption Group

Spring 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2011

Morrison Child & Families

Outpatient bilingual child and family therapist, Portland, Oregon


Raphael House Domestic Violence Advocate Training

60 hours, Portland, OR

Feb 2012

Roberto Clemente Family Guidance Center

Social Work Intern, NY

Outpatient mental health: intakes, assessments, treatment plans and short term psychotherapy

Sept 2010-April 2011

Manhattan District Attorneys Office

Witness Aid Services, Counseling Unit, NYC, NY

Short and long term individual therapy with victims of crime, mostly women in domestic violence.

Jan-Aug 2010

Casa Myrna Vasquez Domestic Violence Shelter

60 hours of advocate training. Boston, MA

Fall 2008

Yoga Training

600 hr training program in progress Vermont

Jan- 2015

Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga

40 hr Training Kripalu, Massachusetts

April 2015

International Association of Yoga Therapists

Symposium on Yoga Research, Kripalu, MA

Sept. 2014

Veterans Yoga Project

Training on yoga therapy for post traumatic stress. CT


yogaHOPE Trauma Informed Mind Body Program

Boston, Massachusetts

July 2013

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Medellin, Colombia

July 2012

Street Yoga

Training on bringing yoga to underserved populations. Portland, OR

Feb 20-22 2012

Yoga Teaching

Connecticut Mental Health Center

Hispanic Clinic

Connecticut Weekly, Spanish language, trauma sensitive Interoceptive yoga class for clients & self care class for staff.


PoliZhumbira Yoga Studio, Ciudad Movil Cultural Center

Cartagena, Colombia

Fall 2013

Pachamama’s Daughters

Yoga For Healing. Gulu, Uganda

Established and taught yoga program as intervention for PTSD Trauma Recovery, for 4 groups of women

March-June 2013

Mandala House Yoga For Health and Healing

Community yoga classes Uganda

Jan-March 2013

108 Monkeys

Solar Youth Project School, Taught self care yoga, New Haven, CT

Fall 2012

International Experience

Studied various styles of yoga asanas, anatomy, philosophy

Spring 2014


Studied Massage: Thaivedic Bodywork, Introduction to Thai massage

Feb-March 2014

Yoga for Trauma Treatment

Gulu, Uganda

Jan-June 2013

South America

Traveled Buenos Aires, Rio de Janiero, Quito, Bogotá

Conducted interviews on gender-based violence to learn about the social and political context for women.

April-July 2012

Futures For Kids

Keeping girls in rural communities enrolled in school. Tamale, Ghana

Summer 2011

Swami Dayananda Ashram

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Medellin, Colombia

July 2012

Pachamama Spiritual Community

New Delhi, India

Fall 2009

Asha For Health and Community Development

Cartagena, Colombia

Taught English and health education in slums, helped with health surveys on Tuberculosis and STDs.

Summer 2008


Bilingual in Spanish

200 hr Certified Yoga Teacher, TEFL Certified

Domestic Violence Advocate

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