After receiving a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and doing graduate studies in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Kelly Scotti, CHHC, RYT200, received her training as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition from 2005-2007. She has studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. Her teachers have included Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University; Geneen Roth, bestselling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other nutrition authorities.
Kelly's has also been a yoga teacher since 2010. Her initial 250 hours of training in Yoga came from the Saraswati River Yoga tradition and Childlight Yoga. She has gone on to study with Shiva Rea, Bo Forbes, Sadie Nardini, Seane Corne, Ana Forrest, Elena Brower, Cameron Shayne (Budokon Yoga), Leslie Kaminoff, and regularly attends Wanderlust and the annual Yoga Journal Conference. She has teaching experience in Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Children's Yoga, Partner Yoga, and Restorative. She loves acro- and aerial yoga, and teaching students how to laugh and let go in her class. Kelly also teaches The GROOVE, a dance class unlike any other, with simple steps coupled with your unique self expression, and good for all ages, sizes, and abilities.
Kelly created Flying Dragon Wellness in 2006 to offer coaching services to her local and internet community and continues to grow and learn with mentors that help her get to the top of her game. In her practice, Kelly coaches women to get to their happy place through nutritional upgrades, mindset shifts, movement, meditation, and her own personal magic.
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FamilyGroove.com Contributor, 2005-2007 (partial article archive ); Speak Your Inspiration Interview with Jessica Daniels: On Teaching Yoga | Dirty Dozen, Updated (pg 46, 48)