Mid Atlantic Regional Director
Glen Burnie, MD
After 22 years of honorable military service Fred retired from the U.S. Coast Guard as Chief Petty Officer in 2013. His experience with practicing yoga as a body-based healing modality began in 2008, 2 years into his own recovery from trauma and alcoholism. Fred began teaching yoga in 2016 after completing a 200hr yoga teacher training. He has continued his professional and spiritual devolvement by completing a 300hr teacher training in Prana Vinyasa, the 300hr Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F) program, other specialized trainings to include; Veterans Yoga Project’s Mindful Resilience for Trauma Recovery, Yoga of 12-Step Recovery, Yin Yoga, and Thai Bodywork. As a yoga instructor Fred is committed to creating a safe environment where others are empowered to discover their own sense of inner peace and stillness, and to cultivate a more positive relationship to one’s own body.