maura has trained extensively with Off the Mat into the World founders and faculty, specifically Seane Corn, Hala Khouri and Nikki Myers, around trauma informed practices and the intersection of social justice and yoga. She has studied trauma-informed care with Lakeside Global institute and is currently enrolled in Villanova University's Peace & Justice Graduate Studies Program.
maura is the co-founder of the award-winning studio, yoga home. she was also the personal recipient of Philadelphia Magazine's Best of Awards 2014 - Best Yoga Podcast.
maura’s deep commitment to building community shows up in all that she offers. Over the last 10 years, she has raised nearly $500k for different organization she has partnered with including OTM, (for HIV/AIDS South Africa), buildOn (building schools in 5 different countries) and most recently, Hope for Haiti
maura has thousands of hour of training and teaching experience. her most influential thus far have been:
maura's current obsessions are: anything in the kitchen having to do with making bread, her nieces and nephews, hiking and, weirdly, the world of politics.
one of her favorite things to do is travel. covid really put a damper on that.
she has seen michael jackson, prince and whitney houston all in concert. rip.
she's a libra sun, capricorn moon and scorpio rising.