Val Brainerd,
Rocky Mountains Regional Director

RYT 200 | Steamboat Springs, CO

Val joined the Veterans Yoga Project team in 2021. She has been teaching yoga since 2016 and currently holds an RYT200 certification through Yoga Alliance with a focus on Vinyasa, a Mindful Resilience Training certification though Veterans Yoga Project, has completed additional trainings in yin and restorative yoga, and is a certified instructor with the National Arthritis Foundation. Shes a 20-year Navy veteran and has an MBA in Human Resource Management and an MS in Systems Integration. Val moved to Steamboat Springs, Colorado in 2017, and is enjoying everything the area has to offer. In addition to teaching a variety of classes, Val has an active outdoor life that includes skiing, hiking and camping with her husband and Labrador retriever.