Kristen Sparro, MA, RYT

Shamanic Reiki Practitioner

Yoga Teacher

Kristen.Sparro@gmail.com

Call 914-715-8948 for appointments

SERVICES OFFERED:

  • 60-90 minute Integrative Mindfulness Meditation Sessions

  • 60-90 minute Shamanic Reiki Sessions

  • 60-90 minute Traditional Reiki Sessions

  • 60-90 minute Private Yoga Sessions for adults, teens and children (ages 5 and up)

  • 60-90 minute Combination Session -Shamanic or Traditional Reiki, Yoga and/or Meditation

BACKGROUND:

Kristen Sparro, M.A., RYT is a Shamanic Reiki Practitioner and a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher, registered through the Yoga Alliance of the Arts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance from Hofstra University. Kristen also holds a Masters in Dance and Dance Education with a NY State Certification for K-12 from Teachers College, Columbia University. Kristen has 20 years experience teaching dance/creative movement to all ages in schools, children’s musical theater organizations and dance studios, as well as for the Education Department of New York City Ballet.

 

In 2012, her mother/best friend passed away and she was heartbroken and depressed. Yoga was the only place she could find relief from the grief. She decided she wanted to share this path of healing with others and studied to be a yoga teacher. This was the catalyst of a spiritual awakening. In the yoga teacher training, Kristen met Melanie Ryan and developed a curiosity for meditation and energy healing. She did a year of Buddhist Meditation Training with Melanie Ryan as well as Shamanic Reiki Levels 1- 2 Certification at The Center for Health and Healing. Yoga, Meditation and Shamanic Reiki were the places Kristen found deep healing on the physical, emotional and spiritual levels. Through these spiritual practices, she feels she has arrived in a place of living with balance, authenticity and a pure joy that she never thought possible. Kristen is extremely passionate about what she has learned and is so excited to share it with others. She also loves working with teenagers to relieve stress. As a mother of two teenagers, she lives with the challenges and anxiety our teens face today. Kristen teaches yoga at Quest Yoga Arts for adults and teens, and also for community centers and pubic schools throughout Westchester County.

MEDITATION TRAINING:

  • Year Long Buddhist Meditation Training, Melanie Ryan, LCSW, SRMT

SHAMANISM TRAINING:

  • Shamanic Reiki Worldwide Levels 1, 2- Melanie Ryan, LCSW, SRMT

  • Yoga and Shamanism, Stacey Gibbons, E-RYT 500, SRMT, RM

  • Shamanic Living Course, Melanie Ryan, LCSW, SRMT

  • Root to Rise Course (Integrating Buddhism and Shamanism), Melanie Ryan, LCSW, SRMT

YOGA TRAINING:

  • Yoga Teacher Training 200 hours - Wendy Hagen, E-RYT 500 and Laura Jensen, E-RYT 200, LMT

  • Chair Yoga, Julia Hough, E-RYT 500, YACEP

  • Yoga for Teenage Trauma-Crossover Yoga Project Training, Elisha Fernandes

  • Simpson, E-RYT, RCYT, M.A., YAECP

  • Life Force Yoga for Anxiety and Depression, Deborah Lubetkin, PSY.D, RYT 200

  • Yoga For Pain Relief, Lee Albert, NMT

  • Chakra Yoga on-line course, Yogiraj Alan and Sarah Finger, ISHTA Yoga

  • Pre-natal Yoga 5 hr, Kelly Devi, RPYT, CCCE, CEIM, M.A.

  • Yoga for Aging, Tao Porchon-Lynch, Yoga Master

  • Therapeutic Yoga,Todd Norian, E-RYT 500, YAECP

  • Essential Oils and Yoga, Elena Brower, Yoga Master Teacher, Author, Speaker

  • Yoga, Meditation, Journal Writing with “Practice You,” Elena Brower, Yoga

  • Master Teacher, Author, Speaker

  • Yoga For The Chakras - Kate Bovers, E-RYT 200, RYT 500

  • Member of Yoga Teacher Association of Westchester, NY

INTERESTS:

Kristen grew up in Maine and has a sincere love for nature, animals and the ocean. She loves spending time with her family, hiking with her dog and laughing with friends. Kristen has an open heart full of gratitude, compassion and a curiosity to learn. She will continue to always be a student.

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