Carolyn M. Valdez, RN, BSN, C-IAYT, E-RYT500
I am a
Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT)
Licensed Healthcare Professional
Yoga Teacher with Specialist Qualifications
About Me

Carolyn M. Valdez, RN, BSN, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500
Yoga Therapist, Yoga Teacher
Yoga Therapy improves health and wellbeing through the application and the teaching of the practices of yoga. An ancient practice that now complements modern medicine, as a Yoga Therapist I am here to help guide you to discover your best self in body, mind and spirit.

My approach to Yoga

Carolyn is a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) through the International Association of Yoga Therapists and a Certified Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) through Yoga Alliance. She has additional training in yoga for cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, prenatal yoga and Ayurveda. Carolyn holds two Bachelor of Science degrees with honors in Nursing and Broadcast Production Management from the University of Colorado. Carolyn has been working with the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, CO since 2011 offering yoga classes initially for Stapleton Rehabilitation Medicine and now for the Integrative Medicine Center. In 2016, she developed the yoga and yoga therapy program for the Integrative Medicine Center. Carolyn offers individual yoga therapy appointments for patients interested in yoga techniques as complimentary medicine including yoga postures, breathing techniques, guided relaxation and meditation. She specializes in chronic pain and illness, yoga for cancer patients and cancer recovery, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, anxiety, depression and stress reduction. She also teaches weekly group classes at the Integrative Medicine Center including gentle therapeutic and hatha yoga classes as well as yoga for Parkinson’s disease in partnership with the Parkinson Association of the Rockies. Carolyn is passionate about guiding her patients toward a decrease in suffering, an increase in vitality and living a life of improved health and wellbeing. Carolyn is bilingual in Spanish and English and while not at work she lives skiing, hiking and caring for her family of 5 including her dog Nacho.

The Yoga I teach is
Therapeutic / Individual
Adaptive / Accessible
Alignment Oriented
Classical Hatha
Gentle / Restorative
Meditative / Relaxation
My Yoga Qualifications

Registered Nurse (RN), (2018) Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), (2018) University of Colorado College of Nursing
Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), (2016) International Association of Yoga Therapists
Prana Yoga and Ayurveda Mandala (2013) Yoga Therapy Training 600
Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda (2010) Certified Yoga Therapist
Samadhi Center for Yoga (2008) 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training, Prenatal Teacher Training

Other Healthcare-Qualifications

Registered Nurse RN, BSN
Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 500 Hour, E-RYT 500

My programs & services

Individual Yoga Therapy Sessions
Group Gentle/Therapeutic Hatha Yoga Classes
Group Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease
Mindfulness and Yoga for Cancer Recovery, 6 week series
Yoga for Anxiety Workshop
Yoga for Depression Workshop

Connect with me!
3055 Roslyn Street, Denver, Colorado 80238