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Mary Lynn Fitton
Mary Lynn Fitton is founder and program director of the Art of Yoga Project, a nonprofit that offers a yoga and creative arts curriculum to at-risk teen girls in the California juvenile justice system as a mandatory and integral part of their rehabilitation. She holds a master’s degree in science and a family nurse practitioner degree, both from the University of California, San Francisco, and has been a registered nurse for 25 years, with specialties in neuroscience and women’s and adolescent health care.
Fitton became a certified yoga teacher in 1998 and is a founding member of the Yoga Service Council. In 2013, she was accepted into the Child Trauma Academy’s “Train the Trainer” program for the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. Her work has been featured in Yoga Journal, Spirituality & Health, and the International Journal of Yoga Therapy.