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Yael Sunshine

Yoga Therapist, C-IAYT, RYT 500, 845-323-0139

Work History 


Yoga Therapist,C-IAYT

Self Employed  Certified Yoga Therapist

Provide private and group yoga therapy using asana, breath, guided visualization, meditation and self care routines. Piloted the Yoga for Breast Cancer Program at Nyack Hospital in conjunction with Kula for Karma. Experience with cancer, PTSD, trauma, anxiety and depression, back issues, chronic fatigue, MS


Yoga Teacher

Lucky Elephant Yoga,Indian Rock Yoga, Sundari Wellness

Teach mixed level adult classes, therapuetic yoga for breast cancer, lead workshops

Sept. 2011Present

Special Educator, MAT

Self Employed Early Intervention Therapist

Provide Multi sensory interventions and/or ABA therapy to developmentally delayed children, birth-3, Lead Teacher, create ABA programs,  provide family training

Sept. 2006Sept. 2011

Teacher, Pre-K - Fifth Grade

P.S. 212, Bronx

Classroom teacher implementing Everyday Math and Balanced Literacy curriculum, curriculum mapping, guided struggling Seventh grade students as tutors for kindergarten, created pull out program in Writer's Workshop for below grade level fifth graders


Freelance Yoga Teacher

Rockland County

Taught mixed level adult classes, pre/post natal yoga, developed personalized lessons for private students, private yoga therapy, created and led yoga/poetry writing workshops



Yoga Therapy

Prema Yoga Therapeutics

Yoga and Ayurveda, applying Ayurvedic principles to private and group yoga therapy,150 Hour mentored supervision


300 Hour Yoga Teacher/Therapy certification

Yoga Mountain, New City, NY

Theory, Methods and Practicum in Yoga Therapy,  advanced teaching techniques


Masters of Arts in Teaching, Dean's List

Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

 Certified in Early Childhood, Childhood and Special Education


Graduate Study

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Completed 18 credits towards graduate degree in Dance Movement Therapy


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification

Yoga Mountain, New City, NY

Methods,Theory and Applications of Yoga Teaching

Bachelor Of Fine Arts, Dean's List

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa

Major in Film, minor in painting, photography

Additional Study


  • Kundalini Workshop, The 8 Human Talents with Gurmukh
  • Developing Intuition with Eric Schiffman
  • Para Yoga with Rod Stryker
  • Introduction to Viniyoga Therapy with Mirka Krafstow
  • Anatomy and Kinesiology with Amy Matthews (Laban Bartinieff Institute)
  • Buddha Body Yoga, adaptations for larger bodies with Michael Hayes
  • 40 hour Anusara Immersion with Amy Ippoliti and Susan Rubin
  • Living Core, Ongoing Pre Clinical Study of Core Energetics with Liz and Barry Carl, Institute of Core Energetics