Owner/Instructor Thrive Yoga
Damithia hails from the East Coast and Hawaii and has lived in Washington (for the second time) since 2005. She is a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Children’s Yoga teacher, Trauma-Informed Restorative Practices Facilitator and recently certified Positive Parenting Coach and Educator. She has worked with youth for over 20 years in varying capacities and in 2014, after leaving a position working with a giant Seattle tech company, decided to pursue working with youth full-time. Her business, Thrive Yoga, provides yoga and mindfulness programming to youth on the Eastside and South Seattle with a focus on increasing accessibility of these healing practices in Black & Brown communities. Within this work she also co-facilitates a youth restorative practice circle at the Skyway Library and is a Youth Mentor with Young Women Empowered. Damithia lives in the south end with her partner, 3 kids, and their pitbull puppy.
200HR Hatha Yoga Certification, Hatha Yoga Center Seattle | 95 hour Children's Yoga Certification, Little Flower Yoga | Brain Dance Ages 2-5 Training, Creative Dance Center Seattle | Trauma Informed Yoga for Youth Training, Street Yoga | Trauma Informed Care & Restorative Practices for Youth, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator; Sound Discipline of WA | Workshop Facilitator in Training-Trauma Informed Yoga Outreach, Connection Coalition | Trauma Informed Yoga Training, Yoga Behind Bars