Yoga & Meditation Bio

Susan is a Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT 500, with Yoga Alliance and Relax and Renew® Advanced Certified Trainer for Restorative yoga. Currently her yoga practice consists of blending the strength building of vinyasa, the therapeutics of Viniyoga/Restorative and the spirit of Anusara. Her daily personal meditation explores the more internal landscape of the body, mind, spirit, heart and soul connection that allows her to specialize in leading Yoga Nidra, iRest® protocol, as well as expanding her offerings to include workplace, office and outside wellness in nature programs to individual clients and self organized groups.

Build Your Peace®

Susan created her own yoga and lifestyle business in 2012 after teaching for several years to bring the unique style, voice and embodiment of the yoga practice to her local community. Since then the company has expanded to reach individuals and businesses outside the San Francisco Bay Area using innovative and creative best business practices. Build Your Peace was honored to receive the Bay Area Green Business Award in 2014 and continues to evolve and build a greener environment for all to thrive.
Green Business


Through developing a unique program called Micro-Yoga©, she is offering 2 minute audio recordings and 2-5min short sequencing of yoga movement modalities to those that sign up for her Monthly Medizen newsletter. Her hope is that everyone will be able to enjoy a short break from their day to day activities to cultivate more conscious awareness of the peace filled love from inside their own hearts, regardless of environmental conditions. For a more expanded and customized experience, please contact her directly at to build your own program, or offering to a group/organization.

Aromatic Self Care Program

Art of Earth™ naturally inspired, is Susan’s aromatic self care product and service program that is currently being introduced into the custom yoga and meditation packages to add a unique sensory experience. Her intent is to help bring clients into discovering their own custom blend of plant based aromas to feel a greater sense of well being. This process is based on her intuition and heartfelt knowing which aromas align, support and encourage you to Build Your Peace, grow from within®.
Additionally Art of Earth™ is being offered a la carte as a yoga lifestyle product consultation in person, or via Skype. Products are available for purchase for a fee of $50/30 min consult, $35 with $100+ purchase order.

Personal Mission Statement

She hopes to continue her journey reaching deeper into her soul’s life passion and bringing it into this heart felt world. By fully connecting with her own joyous heart, she is able to reach out to help others through sharing her love for yoga and the natural environment.