Judy Weaver, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, YACEP, is a yoga therapist and a yoga “teacher of teachers.” She is widely recognized for her expertiseand knowledge of yoga and other body-mind disciplines and regularly conducts certified yoga teacher training classes, facilitates workshops and lectures on the university level. She has developed three evidence-based university study protocols and BodyMind Recalibration – a merging of multi-discipline bodymind practices and modalities to create new or different
cognitive and somatic relationships to the whole being.
It is Judy’s vision and leadership that created Connected Warriors, a 501(c)(3) as a result of meeting a U.S. Army Ranger in 2007 who was diagnosed with ALS (Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and experiencing the movie “The Hurt Locker” in 2009. Using yoga and other therapeutic techniques, Judy observed the benefits her student and his family experienced while going through this journey.
As Director of Education, she developed the curriculum for CW’s yoga program, which integrates the latest scientific and psychological research and development for yoga as a modality for managing traumatic stress and the specific issues that military personnel and their families face. CW provides services in 24 states and 9 countries at no cost to participants. Judy was one of the contributors for the book Best Practices for Yoga for Veterans, published in 2016 by the Yoga Service Council. She is a recognized online presenter for Yoga Alliance and served on Yoga Alliance’s Schools and Studios Advisory Board from 2012-2016. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Smitz Labs, an innovative technology company.