Andrea Francine is an international yoga instructor, meditation coach, and certified Integrated Restoration (iRest®) facilitator.
She studied complementary and alternative therapies at Maria College – Albany, New York – and has gained extensive knowledge of how the effects of these therapies can help people who have experienced various forms of trauma.
Andrea has served as a wellness consultant for several large agencies including;
In 2006 she interned at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in a research program offering yoga and meditation to active duty military members diagnosed with non-responsive PTSD. Upon her return to upstate NY, she formed Soldiers Hope, Inc., an organization to educate and empower veterans through the use of alternative and complementary therapies.
She served as Executive Director of Orenda Yoga & Healing Arts – New York – for over 13 years. Her recent efforts are focused on advocating the importance of building resilience through self-care practices and empowering individuals with the tools and knowledge to do so.
In 2017, Andrea moved to Belize, Central America where she teaches yoga and facilitates yoga and empowerment retreats.
Orchid Bay, Corozal District Belize Central America
A Little More About Me
My bio sums up my work history which illustrates how I have evolved with yoga through the years. I love to teach structural yoga for the beneficial aspects of alignment. Paddleboard and Arial yoga bring out the fun, and I most enjoy facilitating restorative yoga, particularly Body-sensing – Yoga Nidra. And because I am also a writer…
Yoga has always been a part of my life…
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