Summary

Sarah has maintained a personal yoga practice for nearly ten years and decided to get her teaching certification after yoga helped her recover from an injury. She is passionate about introducing new communities to yoga and providing spaces to explore the practice within Jewish settings. 

Education

Education
Sep 2011 - May 2013

MFA in Documentary Film and Video

Stanford University
Sep 2007 - Aug 2010

BA in Visual and Media Arts

Emerson College 

Work History

Work History
Sep 2015 - Present

Yoga and Mindfulness Instructor

Peninsula Temple Beth El

- Lead yoga and mindfulness electives for the Wednesday night teen program

- Provide a Jewish lens for exploring contemporary mindfulness and movement practices 

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015

RYT 200 Hr 

Yoga Tree
  • Completed an intensive 200 hour yoga teacher training course at  Yoga Tree Portrero Hill
  • Conducted 3 teacher observations and logged an additional 50 hours of practice 
Dec 2014 - Jun 2015

Yoga and Jewish Wisdom Teacher Training

Jewish Learning Works 
  • Participated in a 6 month workshop for yoga teachers to  develop their teaching methods and tie yoga into Jewish mystical teachings
  •  Ran a pilot yoga program at the Moishe House Palo Alto, a local Jewish organization
Feb 2015 - Present

CPR Certification

American Safety and Health Institute
  • Completed a Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and AED certification course at the Sunnyvale Sports Basement location 

Professional Development 

  • The Art of Sequencing Workshop with Pete Guinosso at Yoga Tree, Jan 2016
  • The Art of Assisting Workshop with Pete Guinosso at Yoga Tree, Nov 2015
  • Week-long Jewish Mindfulness Retreat, Moishe House, Dec 2014 &  Dec 2015