Susan Murray Young, MS, E-RYT200

Susan has been practicing yoga since 1998, and completed her teacher training (RYT 200) in 2009 at the Yoga Center of Columbia (Maryland). She earned her Yoga Alliance E-RYT designation in 2013, having taught more than 1,000 hours of classes.

Susan has taught beginner, intermediate and gentle classes, as well as classes for cancer patients and caregivers, in Montgomery County, MD. She holds a master’s degree in wellness management, and has a special interest in anatomy, biomechanics, and therapeutic yoga.

Susan tries to spend at least one week each year in dedicated professional development training. Highlights include:


Completion of 6-hour Every Breath You Take: Livestream Dissection with Tom Myers and Todd Garcia

Completion of 4-hour Heart to Hands: Livestream Dissection with Tom Myers and Todd Garcia.


Completion of 30-hour Yoga for Healthy Aging with Baxter Bell, MD and Melina Meza

Completion of Understanding and Working with Scoliosis with Dr. Meredith Stephens


Completion of Keys to Individualizing Your Yoga Practice: How to Gauge Joint Compression vs. Muscular Tightness with Stu Girling

Completion of  Yoga for Strength in Aging with Lynn Crimando.

Completion of  7-hour livestream fresh-tissue human cadaver dissection with Gil Hedley.

Completion of Facilitating Lifelong Mobility: Keys to Keeping the Fascia Youthful and Supple with Tom Myers.


Completion of Anatomy Live fresh-tissue human cadaver dissection, with Tom Myers and Michol Dalcourt


60-hour training in Yoga of Awareness for Chronic Pain at Oregon Health and Sciences University (Department of Anesthesiology), with Kimberly and Jim Carson


Warriors at Ease Teacher Training with Robin Carnes and Annie Okerlin:
Part 1: Fundamentals of Teaching Yoga & Meditation in Military Communities
Part 2a: Teaching Trauma Sensitive Meditation
Part 2b: Advanced Teaching Skills for Addressing Combat-Related Issues


50-hour training in Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors at Duke University with Carol Krucoff and Kimberly Carson

50-hour training in Yoga for Cancer with Tari Prinster, creator of Y4C™


72-hour Yoga Anatomy course with Leslie Kaminoff