Location: Phoenix, Arizona
- National Board Certified Teacher – Early Adolescent Young Adult Physical Education (NBCT EAYA PE)
- ERYT 500 – teachers: Yogarupa Rod Stryker, Mary Bruce, Kamini Desai, John Vosler, Lynn Matthews; 300 hr YTT – Mary Bruce and Lynn Matthews; 200 hr YTT – YogaFit
- MAED Master of Arts Education Administration University of Phoenix, BS – Bachelor of Science Community Health Education and Sports Medicine, Amrit Method Advanced Yoga Nidra Facilitator
- Paddle Into Fitness Certified Teacher, World Paddle Association – Level 1 Instructor, Shakti Yoga Wheel Method Instructor, USATF Level 1 Coach
As a passionate teacher for nearly 40 years, Mary is blessed to be doing what she loves on a daily basis. Whether in the yoga studio, in the classroom, or in nature Mary has a gift of sharing what she loves in a way that makes learning fun, challenging and yet effortless. Mary implements her knowledge and experience to create a well sequenced class that focuses on function rather than form, using the breath to create more space in the body and between thoughts in the mind. She is a dedicated student continuing to evolve and refine her craft both as a teacher and practitioner.
Mary is currently studying with Yogarupa Rod Stryker to become a ParaYoga Certified Instructor. She completed her Advanced Yoga Nidra Facilitator training with Kamini Desai, PhD and collaborated with Kamini for Yoga Nidra for teenagers within the Amrit trainings. Mary continues to look for ways to positively influence lives. As a National Board Certified Teacher she assists with the creation and implementation of yoga curricula in schools throughout the nation.
Mary is certified to teach the following Paddle Into Fitness courses: