Mary Jo Johnson
Certified iRest Teacher
Mary Jo is a certified IAYT Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). She completed her 500 hour Certification in Yoga Therapy RX from Loyola Marymount University and the Stress Center of Marin. She is a Certified iRest Teacher. She has furthered her Restorative Yoga training with Judie Lasater, PhD, Physical Therapist and author. Restorative yoga is the centering of your breath and body — aligning the physical and mental by practicing stillness or gentle movement for extended periods of time. Props are sometimes used to assist you in helping you to hold poses longer. She continues to deepen her studies in mindfulness training and is completing her Level 1 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Training (MBSR), an evidence based program grounded in 39 years of research founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn. She has functioned as a lead teacher at the 200 hour Yoga Alliance (YA) Foundations in Yoga Therapy Training at the Stress Center of Marin, California designed for yoga teachers, health-care professionals and future yoga therapists. Mary Jo's has co founded Get Well Ventures offering wellness programs working with individuals and corporations with a focus on movement (Yoga & Qi-Gong), meditation & emotional regulation practices to help individuals thrive and manage stress or anxiety.