Our Facilitators

Meet the Embodied Directions Wellness Sanctuary facilitation team!

Facilitator

Sonia Aumen, RYT
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Sonia went to yoga for the first time when she was active duty in Virginia. She became a certified yoga instructor before her end of service and used her new passion and practice to help fellow sailors learn the physical practice of yoga and breathing techniques. During sea time, she facilitated yoga classes after casualties […]

Facilitator

Anna Battle
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Anna has worked in the substance use and mental health prevention and treatment field for over five years as a CRSW assisting individuals with their chosen path to wellness through trauma informed support and coaching. Anna has worked within systems, providing solution-focused education to state and community agencies on substance use disorder. Through her own […]

Liz Dubois

Facilitator

Liz Dubois, RYT-200
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Liz has been practicing yoga for several years but began a more serious yoga practice when she wanted to do more to support her evolving lifestyle. Through yoga, she improved her overall physical abilities and found that time spent on her mat also reduced her stress level, along with an overall improved feeling of wellness. […]

Facilitator

Drew Janetos
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Drew became interested in energy medicine after a spiritual journey inspired her to learn all she could about her own energy body. She quickly became fascinated with the body and it’s energy fields after experiencing the power of her own energy system through meditation and other healing mediums. She strongly believes that a healthy and […]

Facilitator

Tabetha Leach, RYT-200
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Looking to feel healthy, vibrant and empowered? Would you like a teacher that understands that everyone’s practice is personal and unique? Maybe you are working through some grief or a traumatic experience, needing to realign your chakras and expel stagnant or negative energy. Then Tabetha might be the teacher for you! Creative and fun classes […]

Facilitator

Abby Levy
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Abby discovered yoga while at college, and has been practicing for over 10 years. As her practice evolved it quickly became a huge part of her life by helping with stress management and flexibility in everyday life. As a classically trained musician, yoga and breathing also helped her to advance her skills and made performing […]

Therapy Group Facilitator

Genya Mazor-Thomas, LCMHC
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Genya brings a compassion centered approach to his therapy practice with an emphasis on emotional mindfulness and the principles of Nonviolent Communication. He earned a degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School Of Medicine. Drawing on training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and attachment neuroscience […]

Facilitator

Liz Ridgely, RYT-200
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Liz has been practicing yoga for most of her life. Her own experiences with early childhood trauma and an ongoing back injury deepened and informed her yoga practice. She is currently continuing her studies completing a 500 hour RYT certification from Siddhi Yoga.  Liz’s teachings are inspired by mother nature, the divine feminine and the wisdom […]

Owner, Founder, Facilitator

Jenni Stevens, LCMHC, RYT 200, ARP
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Jenni’s path to yoga began in 2010 as a way to cultivate balance in her life. In 2017, she obtained a 200-hour yoga teacher certification through Happy Love Yoga School and in 2020, a 300-hour certification in Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga. As a licensed mental health counselor, Jenni is passionate about the mind-body connection […]

Facilitator

Rachel Trafton-Davidson, RYT-200
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Rachel received her RTY-200 in February of 2021 and is relatively new to teaching Yoga!  She has always been an athlete; horseback riding, volleyball, hiking, and running, (you get the idea)! She has had personal experience with physical injuries and chose to see that as an advantage, as it has provided the ability to both […]