Rooted in the practices of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Jyotish (Vedic Astrology), Valerie is passionate about these sacred practices for healing, health, and happiness. She teaches adaptive Hatha, Chair, and Restorative Yoga, and offers sound healings with sacred instruments.

Valerie is a certified Relax and Renew Restorative Yoga Teacher and she trained with gong master Mehtab Benton. Hear a tingsha, chime, singing bowl, or gong in her classes!

In addition to public and private yoga instruction, Valerie offers Vedic Astrology birth chart readings.


Val at Nurture

E-RYT200     RYT500


  • 200-Hr Registered Yoga Teacher, 2012
  • Relax & Renew Trainer, Restorative Yoga, 2013
  • Gong Yoga, Sound Healing, 2014
  • Anatomy and Sequencing for Injury Prevention, 2015
  • Adaptive Yoga: Chair Yoga, Yoga for Seniors, Injuries and/or Bigger Bodies, 2016
  • Maharishi Ayurveda Level One Ayurvedic Wellness Educator, 2016
  • The Elements of Health with Leslie Kaminoff, 2018
  • 200-Hr Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, 2018
  • Vedic Astrology, 2019
  • Wisdom Advanced Teacher Training Module, 2019
  • Vitality Advanced Teacher Training Module, 2019
  • 500-Hr Registered Yoga Teacher, 2019