Danielle Rousseau


Danielle Rousseau

Danielle Rousseau, PhD (she/her) is an assistant professor at Boston University, a licensed therapist, a scholar activist and justice educator, and a certified yoga teacher. She has served as a trauma therapist in carceral settings and in communities doing crisis response and victim advocacy. Her research, teaching, and practice focus on justice, trauma, gender, mental health, mindfulness, inclusivity, and resilience. 

Danielle is an advocate of integrative, holistic approaches that support embodied self-care. Her work is published in numerous academic books and journals. She has served as an author on Yoga Service Council’s Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System and was editor of Yoga and Resilience: Empowering Practices for Survivors of Sexual Trauma

Danielle has experience collaborating with yoga service and mindfulness-based organizations including the Yoga Service Council, Yoga4Change, yogaHOPE, Sensory Enhanced Yoga, and the Open Spirit Center. She is also the recipient of a grant from the Florida Blue Foundation to develop, implement, and evaluate an opioid-specific yoga curriculum.


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