Deborah Ketter, EYRT, is a professional-level yoga teacher in the Kripalu tradition with hundreds of additional hours of training to support her creative and therapeutic approach to teaching the art and science of yoga.
A member of Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association and a faculty assistant at Kripalu, North America’s largest yoga training center, Deborah has studied with and assisted some of the nation’s most revered teachers of yoga and meditation. Deborah has extensive training in the Kriplau and other methods of yoga, along with hundreds of hours of training in meditation, bodywork and Positional Therapy.
A resident of the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, Debbie shares yoga, art, and meditation with her community. She teaches yoga and guided relaxation to those affected by cancer at the Cancer Support Community of the Lehigh Valley. Through the Shanthi Project, she teaches yoga and meditation to youth at a juvenile detention center and women at a local prison. She also teaches a special “Art and Yoga” project for girls at the Easton Area Community Center.
Her goals are to bring these individuals practical tools to help them cope with difficult situations and transform negative emotions into positive feelings that can serve them in the future. To supplement this hands-on experience, she studied Trauma Sensitive Yoga training at Kripalu and shares this learning with her students.
Along with her lifelong study of yoga, Deborah is a certified Veriditas labyrinth facilitator and has organized and facilitated labyrinth walks as a meditative process at a growing number of locations. She also is working toward her certification in Evidence-based Qigong and is a student of aryuveda, working toward lifestyle consultant certification, which is science of and the practices that are nurturing to the body inside and out, unique to each individual.