Birth a Book teaches wellness professionals and yogis how to write and self-publish books to increase their professional impact within NYC and at yoga retreats.
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Dorothy Holtermann is a best-selling author, public speaker, Birth a Book founder, and retreat book writing and publishing teacher. After her career in law, she became a dedicated yogi and a whole food advocate and founder of Nurture Nature Nutrition. Her best-selling book Love Food that Loves You Back propelled her career to new success. She coaches her clients to live life fully nourished and fully expressed. She specializes in working with yoga teachers, and wellness coaches to expand their impact and income by writing career enhancing books.
Jessy Holtermann is an actress, acting teacher, and film producer from Los Angeles. She will teach you how to introduce yourself, and your book, answer questions during interviews, as well as prepare you to perform unforgettable book readings. She has performed and taught acting in New York City and Los Angeles for over a decade.
Caryn Clark is a certified yoga instructor, Nia white belt, licensed massage therapist, and a member of AMTA. She brings to her practice as a Bachelor of Science in Art Therapy, along with over 25 years of experience in YMCA camping and outreach development. She has combined her love of art, yoga, the outdoors, and bringing people together to create retreats and programs that open hearts and minds inviting participants to explore their deepest desires and touch their yogic souls.
Erin trained to teach at The Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where she now consults at Program Developer and Lead Teacher. She is an adjunct professor of English at NHTI, Concord’s Community College, where she teaches a Communicating Mindfully course. She teaches mindfulness locally to adults and to children in schools. She also teaches courses in mindfulness throughout NH and MA for educators. Erin is the director of White Pine Montessori, the school she founded in 2005. She has a Masters in Education and has been practicing mindfulness since 2006.
Tina is the founder and hostess of Balance Yoga Healing Center. Tina started practicing yoga regularly in 2007. It only took about a year until she developed a “serious” relationship with her yoga practice. She completed her Kundalini yoga teacher training at Golden Bridge New York City. Tina is also a certified Holistic Health Coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Tish Webber is a 500-hour Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor. Her training was through the pathways yoga system for wellness which focused on teaching yoga to individuals of all levels of fitness. The basis for the form of yoga studied was Arhum yoga, a form of yoga practiced by Jain monks. It merges the principles of Hatha, Raja, and Laya yoga as well as the science of sound. Besides holding a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition, she is also a medical herbalist and reiki II certified.
Rose’s first teacher was her father, David Goldblatt, who has been teaching yoga since 1976. At 15, she went to a class taught by Patricia Walden, a renowned senior level Iyengar teacher. After nine years intensely dedicated to studying and practicing Iyengar yoga, Rose became the youngest person to ever receive an Iyengar teacher certification in the United States. She is now an intermediate junior 2 level teacher of Iyengar yoga. Rose has traveled regularly to India to study directly with the Iyengars, and now nurtures an ever growing following of devoted students.