About the Event
Topics of discussion and experiential practice include:
Who’s in the Room? Creating Compassionate, Brave, and Inclusive Yoga Communities
What’s Happening Underneath? The Neurobiology of Stress, Anxiety and Trauma
Mindfulness: A Tool for Empathy and Honest Reflection
The Truth About Yoga: Understanding Yoga’s 8 Dimensional Elements
The Technology of Freedom: Yoga as Engaged Action Off the Yoga Mat
Crystal McCreary is a Lead Yoga, Mindfulness and Health Educator & Teacher Trainer with 13+ years of experience in instructing yoga and mindfulness to people of all ages. She is Coach & Mentor with a passion for implementing comprehensive wellness programs within schools and organizations to foster compassionate and equitable communities and sustainable work environments. Crystal’s expertise is derived from a lifetime of harnessing powerful embodied, contemplative tools necessary to navigate the unique challenges of living as a Black girl and now woman in an inequitable world. She facilitates trainings for many organizations that aim to support the social and emotional wellbeing of youth and adults including New York Department of Education, CUNY-Hunter Public Health Department, Mindful Schools, and she currently works full-time on the Health Education Team at The Dalton School in New York. Crystal graduated from Stanford University with a BA in African and African American studies, completed The American Conservatory Theater’s Master of Fine Arts program in Acting, and is registered with Yoga Alliance as a 500-ERYT and RCYT.