Gail R. Mann Yoga Training & Certification

Please read HelloYoga to learn about Gail’s commitment to yoga and mindfulness as a path to living a full life. 

 Mindfulness, Meditation and Pranayama

  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction: University of Massachusetts, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, Summer 2013
  • Insight Yoga & Meditation: Sarah Powers, The Yoga Sudio, Cambridge, MA, October, 2013
  • Mindfulness
  • Insight Silent Meditation Retreat: Larry Rosenberg, Insight Meditation Center, Barre, MA, May 2012
  • Integrated Medicine (CMED): MGH Benson-Henry Mind Body Institute, Boston, MA; November 2010
  • Yin Yoga: Sarah Powers, The Yoga Studio, Cambridge MA, June 2006
  • Yoga Body, Buddha Mind: Cyndi Lee and David Nichtern, Kripalu, November 2005
  • Pranayama for Meditation and Yoga Practice: Francois Raoult, Kripalu, September 2004

Yoga Certifications

  • 500-hour, 15-month “Art of Teaching and In-Depth Studies” with Barbara Benagh, January 2011
  • Shiva Rea, Fluid Power Teaching Training, July 2010
  • OM Yoga Teacher Training Workshop for Working with Breast Cancer Survivors, April 2010
  • Anusara Intensive Teacher Training, Betsey Downing, April 2007
  • Anusara Immersion, Anne Greene and Todd Norian, November 2005 and April 2006 Iyengar Teacher Training, Dona Farhi, October 2003
  • Registered Yoga Teacher Certification, Yoga Alliance; 2003
  • 200-hour, 12-month Teacher Training with OM Yoga (NYC, NY) and Yoga Spirit (Hamilton, MA), 2001-2002
  • Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga, Judith Hanson Lasater, June/September 1999

Health and Therapeutic Yoga

  • Yoga as Therapy: Doug Heller, The Yoga Studio, Cambridge, MA, April 2012
  • Yoga Therapy: Baxter Bell, M.D., Samara Yoga, Somerville, MA; November 2010
  • Living and Learning Yoga as Therapy: Doug Heller, Back Bay Yoga; November 2007
  • Yoga for Wellness: Gary Kraftsow, Boston Yoga Conference; April 2006
  • Yoga for the Nervous System: Healing Anxiety and Insomnia; Bo Forbes, Boston Yoga Journal Workshop 2006

Philosophy and History

  • Yogic Philosophy/Yoga Sutras: Stephen Cope, Kripalu, April 2005
  • Yoga Koshas: Barbara Benagh, The Yoga Studio, May 2009
  • Sanskrit: William Broder, The Yoga Studio, January 2010


2011 – Present

Founder & President, YogaUnbound Mindfulness for Leadership Development (2011)

2008 – 2015

Founder & Owner, Mountain Community Yoga, Londonderry, VT (2015)

Consultant & Teacher, Partners HealthCare

Gentle vinyasa, meditation and yin yoga for employees of Partners HealthCare Development Office, Mass General Hospital Community Outreach and Benson-Henry Institute

2005 – 2011

Teacher, Union Studio Yoga, Andover, MA

Senior teacher for multiple classes and styles, including vinyasa, yin, therapeutic and restorative yoga

2001 – 2005

Owner and Teacher, YogaUnbound, Lawrence, MA

Hatha, vinyasa and restorative classes for all level of students with a special emphasis on providing classes to underserved adults and children


I hold comprehensive general liability and professional liability from Fitness and Wellness Insurance, a member of the Philadelphia Insurance Companies.

REFERENCES Available upon request.

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