Ellen Schaeffer

Ellen Schaeffer, C-IAYT, is the director of Integrative Yoga Therapy’s 200-hour affiliate program and a faculty member of the Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy. Founder and owner of One Yoga Center in Foster, Rhode Island, Ellen has taught yoga for more than 20 years and trained yoga teachers for 10 years. In addition to her yoga edutcation, Ellen has an educational and professional foundation in psychology and human development. She is passionate about fusing the teachings of Eastern and Western psychology into her yoga therapy practice and is especially called to work with individuals experiencing psychological, emotional, and spiritual challenges. This includes work on a psychiatric, inpatient unit.

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  • Is Yoga Therapy Training Your Next Step?

    Are you a yoga teacher wondering what’s next? Do you feel as if you’ve reached a plateau in your teaching career? Maybe it's time to consider the field of yoga therapy.