Peggy Baird is a Registered Nurse with over 40 years experience as an active duty Army Nurse and as a nurse with the Veteran’s Administration, working with Veterans suffering with chronic mental health issues and PTSD. She has been a student of hatha yoga since the 1970’s and received her 200-hour Yoga Teacher certification from ShivaShakti School of Yoga in Union, Maine, in 2015. She has completed specialty certifications in Prenatal Yoga and Yoga Nidra and is presently working on obtaining her 500-hour Yoga Teacher certification.
Peggy holds a BSN from Boston College and a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle. She believes that inherent in each person is the ability to heal themselves by developing strength, confidence, stability and resilience through gentle hatha yoga, breath work and practicing present moment awareness.
Peggy currently teaches Sunrise Yoga at the River Studio.