My dream is to help create a healthier, happier world.

As a 500-hr-RYT, YACEP Yoga Alliance registered Yoga and Meditation Teacher and C-IAYT Yoga Therapist trained by the Ananda School of Yoga & Meditation, my goal is to help you thrive.

Personalizing a wellness plan for you, I use the tools of Yoga Therapy to assist you in connecting with your healthiest self. The emphasis of Yoga Therapy is on wellness, compassionate self-care and healthy, conscious living through an assessment of your unique needs and desires in life.

Yoga Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Yoga therapy offers us a gift that gives us connection with an inner healer and higher potential that is waiting within to be seen. Connecting to this allows for a positive shift in all aspects of our lives.

That is my purpose…To help you connect with that inner joy, peace and most vibrant, healthy self that is within you, waiting to be seen.

I am a survivor of a TBI

I am a trauma survivor as well as someone that healed from a Traumatic Brain Injury. I deeply know that these tools and techniques changed my life, my body and my mind, and that they can do the same for you.

My areas of specialization are working with children and adults on the Autism Spectrum, assisting Traumatic Brain Injury victims in regaining a vibrant life and helping those with chronic pain find freedom.

Click here to sign up for a FREE Wellness Consultation. Let’s tackle the challenges that you find in your life, together, one breath at a time.

Now is the time for you to shine. Let me help.

Quoting the famous comedian Lucille Ball, “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

As a woman that runs an organic “funny” farm, I can honestly say that there are moments (such as when a hen poops on my head) when I wonder if what I am doing is making sense, but then I take a big yogic breath and life makes sense again — even if it does stink a little.

So while I’m a big fan of finding calmness even in the midst of being pooped on, I know that it isn’t easy.

That is why I am a Yoga Therapist…because we all need that helping hand.

Sign up for a FREE health consultation call and let’s find that unique equation that is going to equal to a healthier, more peaceful, empowered you!

What I Do:

Yoga therapy to fit your lifestyle. My goal is to help you be your happiest, healthiest self,

Where I'm From:

I'm from beautiful Northern California, where the outer serenity supports my inner peace.

Why Yoga:

Yoga offers us a gift that gives us connection with an inner healer and higher potential that is waiting within to be seen.

Why Tramatic Brain Injuries:

I am a trauma survivor as well as someone that healed from a Traumatic Brain Injury. I deeply know that these tools and techniques changed my life, my body and my mind, and that they can do the same for you.

As a Yoga Alliance Certified Education Provider, I am certified to teach continuing education courses. Please stay connected to learn about upcoming Continuing Education courses. 

YACEP

I am certified by the foundation, Love Your Brain, in using their proven 6-week curriculum for healing Traumatic Brain Injuries. 

Love Your Brain Yoga Teacher

I have completed my 500-hour yoga teacher training with the Ananda School of Yoga and Meditation and have taught a minimum of four years since completing my 200-hr RYT with Saul David Raye of Ritam Healing Arts. I have also studied with Kia Miller, Shiva Rea and Travis Eliot.

500-hour RYT

I am trained as certified personal trainer with the internationally accredited NASM program. Trained in the Optimum Performance Training model, I am an expert on combining strength training with the healing affects of yoga therapy.

NASM

As a Certified Healer with the International Association of Yoga Therapists I am trained to work within the system of yoga and Ayurveda to relieve pain and suffering. My focus is on Traumatic Brain Injuries as well as Chronic Pain and Autism. Yoga Therapy can act as a useful adjunct to Western Medicine or as its own therapy, depending on your unique situation.

C-IAYT

What makes Shanie Matthews a Pro

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Vinyasa and Kundalini

Shoulder Stand

Outside in the morning

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“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

Lucille Ball

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Our Programs page has a list of the great services that Shanie has to offer, including yoga therapy for traumatic brain injuries. 

Be sure to also download your free copy of Shanie's e-book, "7 Simple Steps to Peace, Wellness and Empowerment". 

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