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About

Olivia Barber, MA, E-RYT, passionately weaves trauma informed embodiment practices with social and emotional learning as a catalyst for social justice. She is dedicated to using body-based practices to transform systems of oppression through personal and relational healing. She holds a masters degree from the Spirituality Mind Body Institute at Columbia University and has trained extensively with Hala Khouri, Linda Lantieri, Melissa Michaels and BK Bose. 

Olivia is a lead trainer and training manager with Breathe For Change and teaches Science of Mind at The Nueva School. She has developed globally-minded, transformational SEL curriculum for THINK Global School, and teacher wellness trainings for the UNHCR Accelerated Education Working Group. Additionally, she has taught yoga and meditation in New York City, San Francisco and Colorado and leads professional development trainings and workshops around the globe.