Christine is the Executive Director for Wiawaka Holiday House, a historical nonprofit retreat center for women where Chris works to honor and expand Wiawaka’s founding mission of respite for all women. Chris is a passionate supporter of women’s rights with 13 years experience working for organizations committed to improving the lives of girls and women. Chris leads Wiawaka to facilitate a safe, private, beautiful space for any woman and groups of women seeking respite. Chris studies and teaches yoga and is a trained and certified yoga instructor ( RYT 200) whose continuing education is in trauma sensitive yoga from the JRI Trauma Institute in Boston, MA. She teaches at Wiawaka and has led yoga classes for girls for Girls Incorporated and the Girls Scouts of NENY. Her classes are designed to increase a student’s awareness of breath and body, instill empowerment by encouraging individual choice and guide a person, with compassion and humor, to be in their body.
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