Resume

Anna W. Parker

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Greensboro August 1997 – May 2001
BA in Psychology, BA in Spanish, minor in English
Graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa
 

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

SmartFLOW

Teacher Training Assistant: Abhyasa and Vairagya 2013 and 2014
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Abhyasa: Part 1 of the 200hr SmartFLOW Teacher Training (100hr) July 2012
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Vairagya: Part 2 of the 200hr SmartFLOW Teacher Training (100hr) August 2012
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Viveka: Advanced Teacher Training (100hr) March 2013 and August 2015
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Svadyaya: Mentorship (100hr) June – August 2013
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Sukha: Practicing & Teaching Restorative Yoga (50hr) February 2014
With Annie Carpenter and Leslie Kazadi
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

The Art of Inquiry: Karuna-Compassion (50hr) September 2014
With Annie Carpenter
Yoga Tree Potrero, San Francisco, CA

Embracing Change: True Presence in Practice (50hr) February 2015
With Annie Carpenter
Yoga Tree Potrero, San Francisco, CA

Teaching Skills: Seeing, Speaking and Adjusting in 3-D (50hr) November 2015
With Annie Carpenter
Yoga Tree Potrero, San Francisco, CA

Yoga for Longevity and Older Adults (25hr) November 2011
With Annie Carpenter and Leslie Kazadi
Exhlale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Asana: Common Problems and Solutions (25hr) May 2012
With Annie Carpenter and Leslie Kazadi
Exhlale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Flowing into Stillness: Yoga for Meditation (25hr) November 2012
With Annie Carpenter and Trudy Goodman
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Inversion Immersion (25hr) November – December 2012
With Annie Carpenter and Maty Ezraty
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Pre and Post Natal Yoga (25hr) May 2013
With Annie Carpenter and Desi Bartlett
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Introduction to Sanskrit (25hr) May 2013
With Annie Carpenter and Dr. John Casey
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Sensation “The Language of the Body” (25hr) October 2013
With Annie Carpenter and Trudy Goodman
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Yoga Therapeutics: Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis (25hr) November 2013
With Annie Carpenter and Dr. Loren Fishman, MD
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Advanced Sangha (12hr) October 2014
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Mudita/Joy: Annual Inner Immersion (20hr) November 2014
With Annie Carpenter and Trudy Goodman
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Teaching Skills: Break it Down – Working with Beginners and All-Levels Classes (25hr) February 2015
With Annie Carpenter
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

YogaWorks

YogaWorks Teacher Training Ten-Week Immersion (200hr) June – August 2005
With Lisa Walford, Birgitte Kristen, Natasha Rizopoulos and Sarah Bell
YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA

YogaWorks Professional Program (300hr) July 2006 – January 2007
With Birgitte Kristen, Lisa Walford, Annie Carpenter, John Casey, others
YogaWorks, Los Angeles, CA

YogaWorks Vinyasa Flow Teacher Training (100hr) January 2007 – September 2007
With Seane Corne, Annie Carpenter, and Vinnie Marino
YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA

YogaWorks Annual Certification Assessment September 2008
YogaWorks Certification

YogaWorks 4-Week Intensive Teacher Training (200hr) July 2009
Assistant to Trainer Jodie Rufty
Triangle Yoga, Chapel Hill, NC

Bones, Bandhas, Breath – Therapeutic Yoga Ten-Day Intensive (25hr) October – November 2005
With Jasmine Lieb
YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA

Groovy Kids Yoga Teacher Training (20hr) April 2008
With Greville Henwood
YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Part 1 (20hr) January – February 2009
With Patti Asad
YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Part 2 (20hr) November 2009
With Patti Asad
YogaWorks, Pacific Palisades, CA

Maty Ezraty

Moving From the Outside In: A Winter Holiday Teachers’ Intensive December 2010
With Maty Ezraty
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Journey In – A Winter Intensive Into Yoga December 2011
With Maty Ezraty
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Riding the Breath Wave – Winter Teachers’ Intensive December 2012
With Maty Ezraty
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

The Heart of a Teacher Teacher Training (100hr) December 2013
With Maty Ezraty
Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice, CA

Other Teacher Training

Yoga Tune Up Therapy Ball Practitioner Training January 2012
With Jill Miller
Breathe Yoga Studio, Los Gatos, CA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Perfect Balance Yoga, Fresno, CA December 2004 – May 2011

Bally Total Fitness/Blast Fitness, Fresno and Madera, CA October 2005 – April 2014

Dan Gamel’s / Sierra Sport & Racquet Club, Fresno, CA February 2006 – October 2011

Yosemite Fitness Indoor Climbing Gym, Fresno, CA January 2007 – August 2010

George Brown Sports Club, Clovis, CA January 2007 – September 2014

Sister’s Yoga, Fresno, CA August 2007 – December 2014

The Summit, Clovis, CA January 2009 – December 2009

Fig Garden Yoga Studio, Fresno, CA March 2010 – September 2014

Fort Washington Fitness, Fresno, CA September 2010 – February 2014

FYI Yoga, Fresno, CA November 2011 – January 2013

Preshana Yoga, Sydney, Australia March/May/June 2014

Loka Yoga, Oakland, CA October 2014  – Present

Prajna Yoga & Healing Arts, Belmont, CA October 2014 – Present

Yoga Tree, SF Bay Area November 2014 – Present

YogaWorks, SF Bay Area November 2014 – Present

YuBalance, San Francisco, CA January 2015 – Present

Berkeley Yoga Center, Berkeley, CA January 2015 – Present

 

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