Pamela – published author, stress management consultant, wellness resilience expert and national speaker – founded Yoga2Sleep due to her challenges with insomnia, secondary PTS and stress. A certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist, Pamela has practiced yoga for 15 years and completed specialized training to include certifications in plant-based nutrition, stress management, prenatal yoga and yoga for trauma in veterans and the military: empirically- and evidenced-based yoga therapy programs, to work with service members, veterans with combat trauma and PTSD, and their families.
Pamela is a board member of the Omega Institute’s Yoga Service Council, as well as a sleep coach and a HeartMath coach, focusing on mental, spiritual and emotional stress through a heart-centered approach. She is a contributing editor of Best Practices for Yoga with Veterans. Pamela is a meditation instructor: her military family-focused meditations and sleep meditations are spotlighted on the apps Insight Timer and Meditation Studio by Gaiam. She enjoys sharing her love of yoga and personal experience through intuitively providing integrated, person-centered therapeutic services, collaborating with wellness centers, serving as a spokesperson for holistic well-being and partnering with socially conscious organizations. Pamela provides distinctive heart-centered wellness sessions and offers workshops specific to the sleep deprived, veterans and military families, and people of color. Pamela knows that a good night’s rest, stress reduction, self enrichment and empowerment, and overall well being are all parts that make the whole. Yoga2Sleep strives to support clients using a unique body-mind-spirit paradigm to increase emotional balance and cultivate self-care.
“As an avid workout/weight-training enthusiast, I found the one-on-one sessions to be extremely helpful. Not only did they help with recovery but they helped with lengthening muscle groups for future workouts. Pam’s expertise is key, as she is able to individualize sessions to maximize results based on where I am in my flexibility and endurance. In addition to her warm smile and professionalism, I enjoyed her knowledge base of the culture of yoga. If you’re a beginner or have been doing yoga for years, Yoga2Sleep is a must!” ~ Jay C. Houston, Ph.D., yoga client
“I enjoy the different stretches and how Pam illustrates the connections with my baby through words; she adapts the sessions to my personal needs. What I like MOST about these private sessions is how relaxed I feel afterwards, and for the next few days! Pam also has an incredibly soothing and relaxing tone. I feel less anxious, I feel taller, like there is more room for my baby, and I am calmer when dealing with stressful situations. Pam is the total package!” ~ Jennifer Sims, prenatal yoga client
“Pamela has a keen, intuitive sense accompanied by a thoughtful teaching style that really assists students in progressing in their practice. This progression has translated into many other benefits for me as well including fuller, calmer breathing; greater flexibility; and an improvement in overall body strength. Lastly, as a military spouse and veteran, I am ever so grateful for the special training and care Pam provides for my fellow military family. Thank you, Pam for all you do for us women, our military, and our veterans!” ~ Lorinda Fontaine Farris, yoga student