Macy lives and works in the greater Minneapolis area. She also works throughout Washington state and Chapel Hill, NC.She brings her years of teaching children, her love of reading, her passion for yoga and her strong exuberance for life to these mini yoga journeys. When not teaching Kid's yoga and mindfulness at local schools and in homes,you might spot Macy around town enjoying one of her many other passions like running, swimming, kayaking, hiking, and of course, yoga.
Macy brings a wealth of educational knowledge and background to her kids yoga teaching. She has worked with a wide range of populations from deaf and hard of hearing children to youngsters with Down Syndrome to autistic teens to senior citizens to English language learners in the public schools. She also provides after school tutoring with a focus on mindfulness and yoga. She has taught family and kids classes at the Northwest Yoga Conference and the Unity International Day of Yoga . Her current research is on mindfulness in late elementary aged children through UNC Medical School .Most recently she has worked as a therapist for youth with anxiety and OCD. She brings her mindfulness and yoga practices to her work with youth and families impacted by anxiety and OCD.
In the fall of 2013 she traveled to Kerala, India , a life transforming journey. and in 2015 she had the amazing opportunity to travel to Tibet culminating in a circumambulation around Mount Kailash. She expresses deepest gratitude for all her teachers in her life and her most special teachers of all , her two wonderful daughters.
Applied Child and Adolescent Psychology MS
Making Friends with Yourself :Mindful Self compassion for youth
Yapana 200 hr Yoga Training RYT
Rainbow Kids Yoga Certification
Next Generation Kids Yoga Certification (2-7)and (8-12)
Mindfulness Schools yearlong certification
Reiki Level One Certification
Sign Language, Spanish and Swedish Skills