Chelsey Charbeneau is a certified yoga therapist with The International Association of Yoga Therapists and an experienced registered yoga teacher and continuing education provider with the national Yoga Alliance. She is also certified in Thai yoga massage therapy and trained in prenatal yoga.
Chelsey has shared her expertise at a physical rehabilitation center in Beverly Hills, with doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, Medical City, and The Brain Performance Institute. She has helped to treat and manage many medical conditions and ailments such as chronic back and neck pain, headaches, heart conditions, anxiety, stress, rheumatoid issues, auto immune diseases, TBI's and more using a combination of therapeutic yoga and meditation.
After many years in the medical industry she realized the need for meditation on a mainstream level. In 2014 she opened Just B, a meditation studio in Santa Monica, California and in 2016, Mastermind, a mindfulness meditation studio in Dallas, Texas where she served as their Chief Mindfulness Officer. Chelsey has created and implemented meditation curriculum for Dallas Independent School District, Adaptive Training Foundation, Unique Footprints and various other projects. Her hard work and dedicated outreach in the community has been recognized and rewarded by lululemon where she now serves as an Ambassador.
Chelsey's expertise has garnered her a web series with Marta Kauffman and appearances on FOX, NBC, WFAA, and Eye Opener Television. Her work has been circulated globally and she continues to lead teacher trainings, workshops, and seminars nationwide. Chelsey's teachings have impacted lives from children to seniors, homeless to celebrities, and trauma victims to veterans. With a deep commitment to science-driven health, her goal is always to provide an experience that is nurturing, personal, and safe.
She believes that being the best teacher means being the best student. Her most recent personal studies include a course with Pema Chodron at Omega Institute and a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation retreat. Chelsey will also be attending a Mindful Self-Compassion teacher training December of 2018.