Hi, I’m Kelly Gardner. I’m a Memphis girl. I was born and raised in Memphis, TN and my family has a strong history of working to grow the good in our great city. So, I am doing my part as a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Tennessee and North Mississippi. I also serve as a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT and 500 E-RYT) in clinical mental health settings. When I am on the road, I am leading yoga teacher trainings as a Senior Master Trainer for YogaFit Training Systems or I am leading personal development workshops. I am a Certified Yoga Health Coach and a Certified Daring Way Facilitator Candidate. I offer a year-long habit changing course online melding together the ancient science Ayurveda and the timely research of Dr. Brene’ Brown.
I believe that yoga is great for EVERYONE and I love introducing people to how yoga can change their lives. (Yes, it can work for you too.)
I am a guide for others to learn how to make strides toward the kind of life they really want to live. I do not believe that anyone was born to be unhappy and it’s my dharma to help others help themselves.
Do you feel overwhelmed and stressed out?
Do you feel stuck and unsure what to do?
Do you want to feel better, but aren’t sure how?
You are in the right place!
I have the personal experience, professional expertise and innate passion to help people live better lives. I work with people just like you who want things to be different, but aren’t sure how to get from where they are now to where they want to be.
I know trying something different takes courage. It’s scary to face what’s not working in our lives. I strive to create an atmosphere of safety and acceptance for each of my clients; a place where they can dig deep and get real. My style is authentic, fun and easy to connect with.
My approach to mental health care is intuitive, holistic and practical. I use body awareness and mindfulness as a means to enhance traditional talk therapy. Therapy sessions with me may include breathing exercises, guided meditations, movement and energy work to promote change and healing in your life. My yoga health courses combine the science of habit change with the ancient wisdom of yoga and Ayurveda for real transformation in body and mind.
While talking through our challenges in therapy is helpful, thinking and behaving differently is what makes the change. It is useful to know ourselves on a deeper level, but new habits are what transform insight into action.
Working with me will help you do just that.
Whether you want to experience greater joy and ease, a deeper connection with yourself and others, or the enthusiasm of living the life of your dreams, I can help you get there.
*photo by Aaron J. Goodwin www.aaronjgoodwin.com