Facilitator Directory

If you’re searching for an Eat Breathe Thrive Facilitator in your area, our Facilitator Directory is the best place to start! All of the individuals listed below have achieved certification through our Facilitator Training Program and are licensed to offer the Eat Breathe Thrive curriculum.

 
Karly Bellich

Karly Bellich

Geneva, IL

Karly Bellich is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, speaker, and active volunteer for various causes within her community. As a psychotherapist, her work is heavily influenced by Alfred Adler, founder of Adlerian (individual) psychology, but also draws insights from a multitude of diverse sources from physics to philosophy. Karly believes that the human experience is categorized by the balance of both Suffering and Love; through her interactions with others, she seeks to increase their ability to tolerate (and appreciate) Suffering, while also increasing their experience and acceptance of (self) Love. Encapsulating her life mission in one sentence, Karly says that she just wants to contribute to the Good in the world.

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Abby Calleo

Abby Calleo

Long Island, NY

Abby Calleo is a Yoga Teacher, Reiki Practitioner, and an experienced Business Executive. She is also a proud mama of two, whom she cites as her loves and her greatest teachers.  Drawing inspiration from the teachings of Yogi Bhajan and “Warrior Goddesses” who dedicate their lives to serving others, such as Gabrielle Bernstein, Abby is committed to using her own life experiences to assist others on their path.

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Mia Canale

Mia Canale

Buffalo, NY

Mia Canale is a Yoga Teacher and Audiologist, who lives and works in Buffalo, NY. She is also proud to work with the non-profit, Yogis in Service, alongside the organization’s founder (and her research mentor), Dr. Catherine Cook-Cottone. Having experienced firsthand the therapeutic effects of yoga upon chronic anxiety, body image issues, and depressive symptoms, Mia is an enthusiastic advocate for the practice as a tool for coping with being human and healing emotional wounds. Guided by her personal experience and professional training background, Mia is committed to helping others cultivate body trust, body confidence, and radical self-love, through mindfulness, yoga, and self-care practices.
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McKenzie Casad

McKenzie Casad

Richmond, VA

McKenzie Casad is a psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, yoga teacher, and loving mother of two children and two Newfoundland dogs. A member of the buddhist community for ten years, McKenzie is a dedicated practitioner and teacher of mindfulness and meditation. She is particularly passionate about working with birth and postpartum women, and also has experience of supporting end-of-life care. Drawing wisdom and practices from the various modalities in which she is trained, McKenzie is committed to guiding students and clients along their path of growth and inner awareness.
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Mariel Chiang

Mariel Chiang

Los Angeles, CA

Mariel Chiang is a Yoga, Pilates, and Spin Class Instructor, based in Los Angeles, CA. An experienced teacher and space-holder, Mariel is passionate about guiding others to recognize and embrace their spiritual strength and inner beauty. Citing the well-known quote from Saint Francis of Assisi, “for it is in giving that we receive,” Mariel acknowledges the valuable role which giving plays in her own life—not only does service keep her accountable to maintaining her own wellbeing; she also finds inspiration over and over in the stories and light of others.
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Laurie Chiasson

Laurie Chiasson

Vancouver, BC (Canada)

Laurie Chiasson is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist® and Yoga Teacher.  Informed by over twenty years of experience as a recreation therapist, she currently works at a specialist clinic, providing recreation therapy and yoga to people struggling with eating disorders and disordered eating. Drawing inspiration from a humanistic approach and positive psychology, Laurie confidently empowers others with practical tools for achieving holistic wellbeing and optimum quality of life.

Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis

Richmond, VA

Jessica Davis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who works with adults and adolescents to address issues such as anxiety, depression, relational difficulties, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. A practicing therapist since 2011, Jessica’s work is strongly influenced by psychodynamic and relational theories. She is particularly passionate about working with pregnant and postpartum women and their families; Jessica herself is expecting her first child in early 2018. Inspired by how people are strengthened by their connections with others, Jessica is committed to building a community which supports those who seek to overcome food and body image challenges.
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Liz Dennis

Liz Dennis

Concord, NH

Liz Dennis is a Registered Dietitian, an avid baker, and a loving mother and wife, who lives in Concord, NH. With thirteen years experience in the field of nutrition and dietetics, Liz is dedicated to empowering others with tools for overcoming self-sabotage and cultivating body respect. She draws inspiration from people who are not afraid to take chances and “live outside the box.”

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Laura Foley

Laura Foley

Galloway, NJ

Laura Foley is a psychotherapist, mother of two, and keen volunteer at her local church. A psychotherapist for over twelve years, Laura is committed to helping others deepen their connection to their inner strength. She draws inspiration from the work of researcher and storyteller, Brené Brown, and enjoys helping people to live happier and more fulfilling lives.

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Sophia Holly

Sophia Holly

Brooklyn, NY

Sophia Holly is a Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher and an Eat Breathe Thrive Certified Facilitator, who balances a busy teaching schedule with having fun in the city in which she lives: Brooklyn, NY. Drawing inspiration from people who aren't afraid of being themselves, and her teachers, Tara Glazier of Abhaya Yoga and Hala Khouri, Sophia is committed to helping people tap into their inner love and beauty through yoga and mindfulness. Sophia dreams of a world free from harmful diet and fitness culture; a world in which people have the freedom to tune into what their bodies truly want and need.
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Malin Johansson

Malin Johansson

London, England

Born in Sweden, Malin Johansson is a 700hr RYT Certified Yoga Teacher. A dedicated yoga practitioner since 2012, Malin first came to yoga to heal from injury; after years of disordered eating and obsessive exercise, her body was at breaking point. However, yoga quickly became much more than a workout. Within the practice, Malin discovered not only physical strength, but mental and emotional strength too. She now dedicates her time to sharing her passion for and the benefits of yoga with others, empowering her students with yoga-based tools to empower themselves.
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Bobby Karle

Bobby Karle

Indianapolis, IN

Bobby Karle is a yoga teacher, Jesuit, and high school teacher, who teaches at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, IN. He is also a facilitator of the Eat Breathe Thrive and Y12SR programs, an Ignatian-based spiritual director, and he leads service and cultural immersion trips to Belize and Latin America. Bobby is committed to inspiring others to joining him in the quest for wholeness, wholeheartedness, connection, union with the Divine, and creating a world where all people can be safe, happy, and healthy.

Kristen Kauke

Kristen Kauke

Geneva, IL

Kristen Kauke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Yoga Teacher, mother and wife, who lives in Saint Charles, IL. Outside of her work, Kristen volunteers as a mentor and acolyte at a local church, and teaches yoga at the Youth Detention Center in Geneva, IL. Inspired by the principles of dialectical behavioral therapy, the teachings of yoga teacher and author Rolf Gates, and her personal experience of service work, Kristen is passionate about helping others to find healing and clarity through yoga, community, and service.
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Corrine Kopp

Corrine Kopp

Atlantic County, NJ

Corrine Kopp is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Yoga Instructor, and Eat Breathe Thrive Facilitator. Drawing inspiration from peacemakers and spiritual teachers who work toward social justice through community-building, deep self-knowledge, and compassion for self and others, Corrine is passionate about leading by example; she aims to act with transparency and authenticity in both her personal life and professional life. Guided by over ten years of experience in the mental health profession, certification in Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT), and her personal experience of healing from mental health challenges through yoga, Corrine skilfully guides her clients and students beyond a place of fear and pain to a place of love and understanding — a place from which they can live, fully.
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Dara Lanzisero

Dara Lanzisero

Long Island, NY

Dara Lanzisero is a Health & Life Coach, Nutritionist, and Reiki master, who lives, works, and volunteers in New York. Frustrated by the lack of support during her own darkest days, Dara is dedicated to building community and providing support for those who seek it. Intuitive and thoughtful in nature, Dara is gifted at holding space for every voice to be heard.
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Amanda Mossing

Amanda Mossing

West Palm Beach, FL

Amanda Mossing is a yoga teacher, therapist, and social worker, who lives and works in Palm Beach County, FL.  After overcoming her own struggles with drug and alcohol addiction, Amanda is committed to helping others cultivate a sense of self-love, the deficit of which she believes lies at the root of all mental suffering. Combining her extensive experience in therapeutic group facilitation, multidimensional professional expertise, and wisdom from her personal journey, Amanda skilfully empowers her clients with practical tools for cultivating connection to and a sense of safety within their bodies.
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Whitney Owens

Whitney Owens

Las Vegas, NV

Whitney Owens is Licensed Clinical Psychologist, specializing in addictions and eating disorders, and a Certified Yoga Teacher. Informed by over ten years as a practicing psychologist, Whitney skillfully guides individuals to a place of body trust and self love. She embraces the idea that our minds and our bodies are inextricably tied together, advocating that when we practice yoga, we learn to create space for our breath, for listening to our bodies, and for slowing our thoughts and reactions.

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Lucy Ridley

Lucy Ridley

Edinburgh, Scotland

Lucy Ridley is a Program Manager for a third sector organization, keen adventurer, a Certified Yoga Teacher, and Volunteer Manager for Eat Breathe Thrive. A firm believer in the necessity of accessible support and the value of peer-to-peer networks, Lucy is committed to creating a safe space for others to share their innermost experiences, free from fear of judgment. In both her work and play, Lucy draws inspiration from her friends, who remind her to dream big, to laugh, to play, and to never take life too seriously.
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Katie Robbins

Katie Robbins

Skillman, NJ

Katie Robbins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist, who specializes in the treatment of disordered eating, complex PTSD, and various mood disorders and behavioral issues. Although her work is undoubtedly influenced by the classic teachings of many mindfulness and self-compassion gurus in the field, Katie cites her clients, who remind her daily what resilience and perseverance look like, as her biggest inspiration. She is passionate about helping individuals heal their food and body image issues through the power of the mind body connection with the use of mindfulness, meditation, and other integrative techniques.

Stephanie Rovig

Stephanie Rovig

Buffalo, NY

Stephanie Rovig is a Graduate Assistant at University at Buffalo, Certified Counselor, and Yoga Teacher. Informed by current research, and driven by her personal mission, to bring joy and give love, Stephanie utilizes evidence-based practices to support the individual needs of her students and clients. Outside of work and university life, Stephanie enjoys photography, kitty cuddles, and hearty laughs with friends.
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Nicole Schnackenberg

Nicole Schnackenberg

London, England

Nicole Schnackenberg is a psychotherapist, a 200-hour yoga teacher and a trainee child psychologist at the Tavistock. She currently divides her time between her doctoral studies and her position as a trustee of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation. She has authored a book on transpersonal modes of healing, including yoga, for food and body image struggles, False Bodies, True Selves: Moving Beyond Appearance-Focused Identity Struggles and Returning to the True Self, and co-edited a book on Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Reflections on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Stories of Courage, Determination and Hope.
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Lara Scriba

Lara Scriba

Bay Area, CA

Lara Scriba is a Yoga Teacher, Registered Nurse, Reiki Practitioner, and a mother of two young boys. A strong advocate for holistic healthcare, Lara is an active member of the American Holistic Nurses Association. Her areas of expertise include yoga for stress relief, restorative yoga, and trauma-sensitive yoga.

A survivor of anorexia, depression, and anxiety, Lara is passionate about sharing embodiment practices for unearthing the body’s innate wisdom. In both her daily life and her role as a teacher and facilitator, Lara creates a community that celebrates acceptance, authenticity, and self-love. Within this nurturing space, Lara empowers others with tools to overcome pain and isolation, and to discover their own path to wellness.
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Kathy White-Godfrey

Kathy White-Godfrey

Asheville, NC

Kathy Godfrey is a yoga teacher and group facilitator, who lives, writes, and studies in a tiny cabin in the forest. Interweaving her personal experience with a passion for writing and spirituality, Kathy skillfully holds space for vulnerability and openness. Guided by the work of Pema Chodron and Byron Katie, Kathy is committed to helping others find their way home to themselves.
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Kendall Williams

Kendall Williams

Asheville, NC

Kendall Williams is a yoga instructor, massage therapist, and life coach, and Somatic Experiencing practitioner. Driven by her passion for the use of mind-body interventions for mental health issues, Kendall has successfully implemented three complementary programs within clinical settings since 2010. Inspired by her immersive studies in yoga and meditation, Kendall is committed to sharing holistic practices for experiencing the body as a site of empowerment.
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