Devi Dawn Hamilton, C-IAYT is a Seacoast local! Devi weaves knowledge from many customs and cultures into a groovy flow with her lifelong love of nature to share and celebrate every student! An experienced movement teacher with over 1000 hours of training including reiki, kinesiology and mat pilates, Devi's diverse training includes the discipline of traditional Sivananda, heart centered Anusara-inspired Wisdom Flow, Tantra with Shiva Rea and Paul Muller-Ortega, Beautiful Mind Vinyasa of celebrated Providence master Tom Gillette. Devi is an IAYT certified yoga therapist and loves to share yoga's healing wisdom. She studied LifeForce Yoga under Amy Weintraub, while her yoga therapy training includes cardiac yoga with Nischala Joy Devi, Yoga for Grief and Yoga for Cancer with Antonio Sausys and Yoga for Recovery with Durga Cathy O'Neill. Devi lived at ashrams in the Bahamas, California, and Australia where she practiced bhakti yoga, meditation, ayurveda and mastered the healing art of Yoga Nidra. Devi belongs to the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the National Ayurvedic Medicine Association, is an ongoing Ayurvedic student with the American Institute of Vedic Studies and is a certified Strategic Life Coach through the Robbins-Madanes Coaching Academy. A lifelong student of human behavior, Devi studied politics and economics at UNH, served as personal staff to a US Congressman and lobbied the halls of Congress for clean oceans. After 18 years, Devi yearned to be back in nature so she backpacked around the world, settling in Hawaii. She came home to NH to care for family. Her family's cancer journeys have provided keen insight into how yoga can help ease the stress on families facing the disease.