Martha has 11 years of training in the mind/body and energy healing arts. She received a 250 hour certification studying Ashtanga yoga with Jeff Tiebout and completed the 250 hour Natural Yoga Teacher Training at Satsang Yoga in Charleston, South Carolina, with the mentoring of master Jivamukti teachers Andrea and Jeffrey Cohen.
She received her extensive breathwork training from Barratt Breath Institute Founder Kathleen Barratt, and she studied with Bioenergy Founders Mietek and Margaret Wirkus, from whom she received a Bioenergy Master Certificate. She completed Shakti School with Katie Silcox supported by a range of highly regarded Ayurvedic teachers such as Mary Thompson, formerly of the California College of Ayurveda.
Martha's desire to bring natural rhythmic living back into our current culture led her to Yoga Health Coaching, with mentoring from Cate Stillman and dedicated pioneers of Yoga Health Coaches that have lighted the path of orienting dynamic groups to their collective and personal potential.
BS, Environmental Science, Ferrum College (1999)
Yoga Teacher Training, Ashtanga Yoga, Blue Ridge School of Massage and Yoga (2010)
Self-Realization Fellowship Member (2010 to present)
Restorative Breathwork® Advanced Facilitator, Barratt Breath Institute (2013)
Bioenergy Master Certificate, Mietek & Margaret Wirkus, BioRelax (2014)
Satsang Yoga Teacher Training Charleston, SC (2016)
Certified Practitioner of Havening Techniques® (2018)
Certified Ayurvedic Wellness Coach (2019)
Certified Yoga Health Coach (2020)