Maxine is a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists who specializes in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and who experience anxiety, depression and PTSD. During her 13 years as a yoga therapist, Maxine has worked with groups and individuals who suffer with PTSD, have been victims of sexual assault, are in addiction recovery, experience mental health issues, and are being treated for eating disorders. Maxine currently leads groups for Palmetto Health Behavioral Care Out Patient Programs in both their Adult and Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Recovers Programs. She teaches therapeutic yoga classes for Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands. She also teaches Yoga for Anxiety courses and workshops and has a private practice. Her additional certifications include C-IAYT, E-RYT, IYTA, LFYP-Level II, iRest-Level and Yoga Warrior training. Other than Ginger Doughty, Maxine was the only other iRest yoga nidra certified yoga instructor in the Columbia area.