SHERRELL MOORE-TUCKER | RYT-200 | Managing Partner & Trauma-Informed Wellness Educator
During her enlistment in the Army, Sherrell began experiencing excruciating pain in her lower back. She was in her early 20s and had never experienced a health challenge to this before. She was in pain, unable to run PT tests, and depression set in. Turns out, it was arthritis. Her doctor recommended yoga. That recommendation and a recommitment to her faith transformed her life and opened the door to healing mind, body, spirit.
Sherrell is passionate about educating people about mind-body principles that are applicable to everyday living. Since 2010, she has been educating communities and businesses about various forms of yoga, meditation, and breathing techniques for addressing stress, social and health-related trauma, as a form of self-care. Her local and global community service efforts include work with various non-profits, VA medical centers, churches, and missionary work in Africa.
Sherrell holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Administration. She is a iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation Level 1 Teacher informed by the teachings of Dr. Richard Miller and iRest Institute. Sherrell is also, registered with the National Yoga Alliance (RYT-200). Her specialties and studies include Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa flow-style yoga, Holy Yoga, Yin yoga, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, Restorative Yoga for Race Based Traumatic Stress Injury informed by the teachings of Dr. Gail Parker, Somatic movement, Student of Healing Touch, Holy Yoga, Christian Yoga Association Master Trainer (R-CYAMT), Christian and Hebraic meditative practices. She is a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and certified in CPR, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and natural & holistic health through Trinity School of Natural Health.
Sherrell is an author and writer for various magazines outlets. She has been featured in Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine and her television and radio appearances include: WJLA’s Good Morning Washington, Fox5DC’s Good Day, Fox45 WFBB, BMore Lifestyle, and Howard University’s WHUR The Daily Drum.