Monarch Yoga


Private Classes customized to your specific needs are available.

Offering Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and The Healer Within Qigong classes.  Classes are available for adults, seniors, teens, and children of all ages.  Contact Sue for more information.

Public Classes

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Click here for more information on Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Gentle Yoga for Every Body

This gentle Hatha yoga class focuses on a relaxed pace and gentler approach to yoga postures.  Classes will also include breathing, restorative postures and guided relaxation. Gentle yoga helps with flexibility, strength and well-being while relaxing your mind, increasing your energy, and reducing stress. For beginners and experienced students who want a slower paced, less strenuous class.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one.    All classes are open to anyone,  and you can  drop-in anytime.  No need to sign up, just show up! (Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first class.)

Mondays: 5:45 – 6:45 PM
Location: St. George Church Hall, 40 Brattle St. Worcester, MA
Cost: Donation to the Pieta Support Group for Bereaved Parents

Thursdays: 6:30-7:30 PM

Location: St. Mary Church, Large meeting room - 2nd floor, 16 Summer St.  Shrewsbury, MA
Cost: $10.00

Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Women

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga  (TCTSY) classes give participants an opportunity to engage in yoga that specifically speaks to the unique healing needs of those with traumatic experiences, grief, and/or PTSD symptoms. Students will be invited to explore slow, gentle yoga movements in a relaxed and safe environment.  No yoga experience is necessary.  Yoga postures are adapted to meet the needs of each student.  For more information about TCTSY click here.

Tuesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: Enlightened Interventions, 25 Union St. 3rd Floor, Worcester, MA (directly next to Maxwell Silverman's Toolhouse)

​Contact Sue for more information.


​ Sue provides professional development for groups who want to incorporate yoga and mindfulness into their school or workplace.  She has presented to teachers and school personnel in Massachusetts in Worcester, Auburn, and Brockton plus workshops in Florida and Arizona.  She is available to present workshops in meditation, Yoga Healing Grief, and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga.

Sue also presents professional yoga trainings for yoga teachers. 

Private Classes

These classes include JRI residences: Pelham Academy in Lexington MA, Little Heroes Home in Dracut, MA, Littleton Academy, plus Enlightened Interventions in Worcester MA, Wayside Trauma Intervention Services in Milford MA,  and private residences in the Central Massachusetts area.  Additionally, Sue has taught at public and private schools throughout Massachusetts, Community Healthlink in Worcester MA, Veteran's Inc, Bedford Massachusetts VA hospital, Yellow Ribbon events for active duty military, The Compassionate Friends National Conferences, The Alternatives, Hope Floats Wellness in Kingston, MA, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital,  and McLean Fernside Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program.

Contact Sue for more  information  or to  inquire about customized private or group classes, workshops or trainings at your facility or ours.