Yoga Experience

EDUCATION  & CERTIFICATIONS


200-HOUR YOGA TEACHING CERTIFICATION: Centered Yoga, Ko Samui Thailand, Ashtanga Lineage of
Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois, Teacher: Paul Dallaghan. Yoga Alliance Accredited, June 2017

LIFE COACH CERTIFICATION: Coach Training Alliance, International Coaching Federation
Accredited, January 2016

CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER: AFAA, September 2015

ADULT CPR & AED: American Red Cross, July 2015

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS: Graphic Design, Marietta College, 2008

EXPERIENCE


YOGA TEACHER
6.16-Present | Multiple Locations

Teach classes that increase strength and decrease stress, focusing on the foundations of yoga: breathing and mental development

Introduced yoga poses and breathing techniques in beginner classes to Gentry Locke Attorney’s Team, 6 week program in 2016

Taught yoga classes at Spine and Orthopedic Rehab of Virginia (Physical Therapy Office) 6.16-3.17

HEALTH & WELLNESS LIFE COACH
CAROLINE MCKEAN, LIFESTYLE COACH
July 2015 – January 2016

Hosted a women’s Loving Kindness Retreat to help women understand and open their minds to self-care and self-love. I guided the attendees through meditations, yoga postures and designed and wrote self-care manuals to help them reflect on life and continue what they learned in the retreat. 

Encourage and support clients through life transitions asking open-ended, thought-provoking questions

Provide suggestions, in an unattached manner and hold space for client to commit to their own goals.

Ask for client’s commitment to their goals and provide support and accountability to achieve goals

COACHING PHILOSOPHY: Each client has the answers within them, I help them find those

answers and believe in them, as well. I use open-ended questions and encouragement to help clients find clarity and commit to goals. When a client is struggling to commit or maintain a goal I use a positive, encouraging voice but hold each client accountable to his or her commitments.

ACTIVITIES


Professional: YogaTeacher (2016 – Present) Owner of Caroline McKean, Lifestyle Coach (2015 – 2017), Certified Personal Trainer (2015-2017), Roanoke Valley SPCA Board Member (2013 – 2015) RVSPCA Volunteer (2011-2015), Volunteer Basketball Coach (2000-Present)

Personal: Elephant Volunteer, Surin, Thailand (June 2017), Hiking, Skiing, Avid Reader, Roanoke Valley SPCA Board Member (2013 – 2015) RVSPCA Volunteer (2011-2015), Volunteer Basketball Coach (2000-Present)

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