Naomi Graychase (RYT-200)

Naomi Graychase is a yoga teacher based in Bucksport, Maine who specializes in restorative/therapeutic yoga for adults and children. She holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies and Secondary Education from Smith College, a 200-hour foundational yoga teaching credential in Hatha and Kundalini yoga, and a variety of special certifications in therapeutic, restorative, and children’s yoga techniques. She is also an NFPA-certified interior fire fighter (FFI/II). Most her work is private yoga instruction, generally in clinical or public school environments, but also with cancer patients, first-responders, and adult or teenaged students coping with chronic illness, injury, or stress. She has been teaching yoga for more than eight years and has seen first-hand how dramatically and meaningfully yoga, meditation, and mindfulness—or something as simple as a nice, deep breath–can assist with coping, healing, and resiliency in adults and children living with PTSD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, OCD, autism, pain, sleep disturbances, stress, anger, and other issues. She can be reached through her website (, by email (, or via Facebook (