Presenting on Samadhi (Oneness) at Minneapolis Yoga Conference.
October 2017- Present Day
Receiving clients, teaching classes and workshops at Tula Yoga & Wellness continue, as well as, partnering and presenting Yoga & Ayurveda and Energy Medicine where invited.
October 1, 2017
Participated and completed Twin Cities Ten Mile Race for Team Gratitude—Raising Funds for U of M Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing and their website for preventative Care & Resources.
September 22-23, 2017
Completed Disconnection from the Collective Shadow & Cellular Activation Protocol with Maureen Higgins.
September 13, 2017
Graduated from Yoga North’s 1000 Yoga Therapy Program.
August 13, 2017
Completed Yoga North’s 1000 Hour Yoga Therapist Training, Ely, MN with 12 other delighted Durgas.
Re-certified Birth Doula with DONA.
March 21-April 10, 2017
Northern India Travel & Study of the Divine Goddess & Yoga with Yoga North, Indu Arora, Agota Sesztak, Gogo, Ann Maxwell & Molly McManus.
Presented at Minneapolis Yoga Conference Creating Calm Amidst External Choas: Nourishing the Senses understanding the Mind, with Ann Maxwell.
September 2016-May 2017
Course on Healing Protocols & Initiations for people, space, and land with Maureen Higgins.
May 2016-August 2017
Enrolled and in process of completing 1000-hour Yoga Therapy Training Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute in Ely, MN.
May 2016-August 2016
Basic Yoga Therapy Training with Indu Arora at Devanadi Yoga in Minneapolis, MN.
June 2016- Current
Began writing for Yoga International Online and Yoga+Life MN bringing Yoga & Ayurveda practices to Families.
November 4-10, 2016
SourcePoint Therapy Training Module 3 Hosted and supported Bob Schrei & Donna Thomson at Tula Yoga & Wellness, Saint Paul, MN.
August 25-29, 2016
SourcePoint Therapy Advanced Training attended in Santa Fe, NM.
February 28, 2015
Co-Developed and co-presented Breath of Life: Innovative Support for Families Who Are Expecting the Birth and Death of a Baby In-service, for the birth and medical community who support families. Hosted at Enlightened Mama, Saint Paul, MN.
September 21-27, 2015
SourcePoint Therapy Training Module 1 & 2 Hosted and supported Bob Schrei & Donna Thomson at Tula Yoga & Wellness, Saint Paul, MN.
Lake Jasper, Ely, MN One Week Immersion Shakti Sadhna Retreat with Indu Arora.
November 2014-June 2015
Enrolled and completed my Ayurveda Yoga Specialist Training through the Himalayan Institute hosted by Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute in Duluth, MN.
SourcePoint Therapy Advanced Training attended in Santa Fe, NM
May 9-11, 2014
Welcomed SourcePoint Therapy Training Module 1. Hosted and supported Bob Schrei at Enlightened Mama, Saint Paul, MN.
SourcePoint Therapy Advanced Training attended in Santa Fe, NM.
October 2013-June 2014
Continued and completed my studies at the 500-hour level with Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute in Saint Paul, MN at Tula Yoga & Wellness. Certification on July 13, 2015.
January 2013-June 2013
Enrolled and completed my 200 Teacher Training at Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute in Saint Paul, MN at Tula Yoga & Wellness. Certification on Decemeber 4, 2014. Met teachers & friends Ann Maxwell, Molly McManus, Jodi Christensen, and Teri Sanders. Began teaching Adult Yoga classes at Tula and seeing private clients for SomaYoga & SourcePoint Therapy.
Began welcoming SourcePoint Therapy Clients at Tula Yoga + Wellness and Longfellow Office.
November 2, 2012
Completed SourcePoint Therapy Training, and began practicing it as a practitioner at Tula + Yoga Wellness, Saint Paul, MN.
Spring of 2012 –current
Tula Yoga + Wellness opened in Saint Paul, MN, and I started teaching kids & Family Yoga Classes. Met friends & colleagues Ann Blackburn & Amy Dickson.
Gave birth and welcomed our fourth child in Hudson, WI. Trained in Yoga Calm and began teaching family and kids yoga at Tula Yoga +Wellness, and in schools.
Guest Contributor for Outside Online Raising Rippers.
Certified Birth Doula with DONA. Began Doula work at Woodwinds Hospital. Met mentor and friend Ann Marie Haerter.
Fall returned to Santa Fe to attend a writing retreat with my dearest friend, Katie Arnold, at Upaya Zen Center to study with Natalie Goldberg. This would lead to attending a few more workshops with Natalie Goldberg and Katie Arnold at Mabel Dodge House in Toas, NM. Returning to NM delights my soul.
Returned to Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Gave birth and welcomed our third child in Beverly, MA. Moved to Santa Fe, NM and began studying SourcePoint Therapy. Met mentors and teachers Bob Schrei & Donna Thomson.
Moved to Boston.
Gave birth and welcomed our second child in Woodbury, MN.
Gave birth and welcomed our first child in Los Gatos, CA. Returned home to Minnesota to be by family and support Peter as he dove into graduate studies in Environmental Science. Began tutoring the college essay. Wrote about the broad sense of vocation for the Visitation Nuns on their blog.
Recruited by Santa Clara University to implement another grant as a staff for Programs in Theological Exploration of Vocation—where your gifts and the world’s greatest needs meet, this is your vocation, and adjunct professor teaching writing.
Worked as a staff for Programs in Theological Exploration of Vocation—where your gifts and the world’s greatest needs meet, this is your vocation, and adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago teaching writing.
Graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with Masters in Fine Arts Creative Writing where I also had the joy of being a teacher assistant in the Letterpress studio and for first years learning to write. A blissful dive into the creative process.
3rd June, 2000
Married my college sweetheart, Peter Sullivan.
Graduated from Boston College with a Masters in Developmental Psychology Education, and worked as Staff leading International Educational Volunteer Trips to Central America.
Back packed and traveled through Europe exploring new lands and ancestral roots, meeting many friends along the way.
May of 1997
Graduated with honors from Boston College studied Special Education nursery-9th grade and k-5 Elementary Education & English, President and Player of the Women’s Rugby Club, traveled nationally and internationally for learning and exploring opportunities.
May of 1993
Graduated from Visitation High School.
10th of Jan 1975
Took Birth in Saint Paul, MN. Youngest of five children—to parents who valued travel, education and health—my dad an orthopedic sports medicine doctor, and my mom a nurse and spiritual director.