Sharon Mitchell, PTA, ACE Personal Trainer, 500 RYT

Description

Sharon received her Yoga training in Raja* and Hatha Yoga at the Himalayan Institute, in the lineage of Swami Rama beginning in 1998. The Himalayan asana style is classical Hatha yoga, considered gentle, with focus on breath awareness, strengthening, stabilizing, range of motion.  She also teaches meditation. She studies and practices the 8 (ashtanga) limbs of Yoga described in Pada 2 of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. She is registered as 500 RYT with the Yoga Alliance, and is also a certified personal trainer with The American Council on Exercise since 1998, and a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant since July, 2013. She has been incorporating yoga asana in her work as a PTA under the direction of a Doctor of Physical Therapy to assist PT clients with breath awareness, stabilization and range of motion therapeutic exercises, when not teaching asana and meditation.

Theraputic Focus

Yoga Therapy for Scoliosis, Yoga Therapy for Sciatica, Yoga Therapy for Neurological Conditions, Yoga Therapy, Yoga for Stroke recovery, Yoga for Sports Injuries, Yoga for Parkinson's, Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis, Yoga for Lower Back Pain, Yoga for Insomnia, Yoga for High Blood Pressure, Yoga for Headaches, Yoga for Arthritis, Yoga for Anxiety, Plus Size Yoga, Chair Yoga

Credentials

BA - Social Work - and Asian Studies Certificate from Colorado State University 1977 (maiden name - Daniels)

ACE Certified Personal Trainer since 1998

Himalayan Institute 200 hour Certification 2000

Himalayan Institute 500 hour training 2010 

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistance Licensed in Pennsylvania since July 2013

Address
408 Avonlea Court
Gibsonia
us
Contact Person (if Yoga Studio):

Sharon Mitchell