Amber is a Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Trainer with a background in RYS 200 Yoga. She specializes in Trauma-Informed Yoga with concentrations in Yoga Nidra to aid healthy sleep, Chair Yoga to help make yoga accessible to all, and Laughter Yoga as an aid in training the brain for joy and laughter. She has worked extensively with individuals recovering from substance use disorders, helping them to process deep pain and shame through self-compassion and Nonviolent Communication. She is also certified as an End-Of-Life Doula through Inelda, and is trained in Grief and Bereavement, utilizing Expressive Arts to help children whose significant loved one has died. She has education in trauma-informed healing modalities with a particular interest in Somatics.
Amber grew up in diverse communities throughout the US, working extensively as a domestic and international photographer covering various social issues through a compassionate lens. These experiences allow her to have diverse perspectives and enhance her natural ability to connect with others empathically.