Mary's teaching is informed by the perspectives and understanding gained in credited coursework in anatomy, physiology, biology, kinesiology, cadaver dissection and therapeutic movement. She earned a master of science in yoga therapy at Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is registered as a certified yoga therapist with IAYT, and also a certified iRest Level 1 teacher. Her scope of practice includes physical postures, breathing exercises, restorative yoga, and mindfulness techniques such as meditation and heart-centred communication.
Mary primarily studies with Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., PT. She serves as Judith's senior anatomy and therapeutics teaching assistant at workshops around the United States. Judith, Lizzie Lasater, and Mary co-teach several digital courses. She has authored a book, Teach People, Not Poses, which invites us to get the lay of our anatomical land and find our own pathways on the mat.