Clinical Yoga Specialist
Mary Pappas-Sandonas, MS, INHC, is a nationally and internationally recognized yoga teacher, certified nutrition health coach, and an exercise physiologist. Certified as an Iyengar junior I intermediate instructor she has been practicing and teaching both general classes and specialty workshops for over 20 years. She has also taught corporate workshops on Stress Reduction in the Workplace and Compassion Fatigue. In the past, Mary has worked as a research associate in reproductive endocrinology and in schizophrenia and depression. She has worked extensively as an exercise physiologist in cardiac rehabilitation and as a certified personal trainer. At CHI Health Care, she continues her inspired and purposeful work by helping patients regain their health and sense of vital well-being through yoga. Patients who have worked with Mary appreciate her detailed, methodical and encouraging approach to teaching and treatment, delivered with characteristic compassion, sensitivity and humor.