Colleen Dwyer, Yoga
Total years in practice: 5
Colleen Dwyer, E-RYT 500, RPYT, C-YACEP, Reiki Master and Reiki Trainer - BlossOMing Yoga Founder Colleen is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT500), Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT), Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), and a Reiki Master, Teacher and Trainer. She has been practicing yoga as a dedicated student for over 19 years, and teaching for 14 of those years. With over 1000 yoga training hours accrued, Colleen has created a style that is her own. With a focus on detail, she teaches yoga in a way that makes it practical; helping you to understand the body’s optimum alignment so that you move through your day (on and off of the yoga mat) with more body awareness and balance. ??Colleen is 200 hour certified through Yogi Master Alan Finger's Be Yoga, in the ISHTA (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra, and Ayurveda) style. She is 300 hour certified through Inner Peace Yoga, where she studied with world renowned teachers. She has taken advanced studies in Functional Yoga with Maria Kali Ma, Yoga as Medicine with Dr. Timothy McCall, and is trained in Life Force Yoga with Amy Weintraub. Colleen has studied Vipassana (Insight) Meditation and various other styles. She completed a children's teacher training program at Karma Kids, NYC, and was certified by Sonia Sumar to teach Yoga For Special Children. She is a certified Prenatal Yoga teacher, Couples Yoga for Labor and Delivery, and Postpartum/Mommy and Baby Yoga. Colleen is also a Reiki Master; she offers Reiki sessions as well as Reiki Trainings. Through the accumulation of all of these experiences Colleen has developed a style all her own, taking a gentle approach, honoring the body, and paying detailed attention to alignment. Colleen creates a safe environment where she shares her kind, soothing, accepting spirit, and obvious passion. Currently Colleen teaches private Yoga sessions, guiding students through practices that are uniquely created specifically for them and what is present in their life. She teaches small-group classes in Nashville at her quaint yoga studio, BlossOMing Yoga. She also leads workshops, retreats, Reiki Trainings and Yoga Trainings both locally, and out of town. ? Prenatal yoga and kids yoga are currently only available in private sessions.