Camille Kittrell, M.S., E-RYT 500
Camille Kittrell has more than 25 years of experience as a yoga and fitness yoga instructor. She is an accredited yoga therapist (C-IAYT) and is certified by Integrative Yoga Therapy and the American Council on Exercise. Camille furthered her study at forums on breast cancer issues, led by oncologists, plastic surgeons, nurses, physical therapists, and social workers. She is a graduate of Yoga of the Heart® for Cardiac Rehab and Cancer Patients and the medically-approved Lebed Method® Lymphedema Training.
In 2003, Camille founded Exclusive Yoga Studio in Waltham, MA, and launched her innovative yoga classes for breast cancer survivors. Today, Camille’s yoga methods are lauded across Boston’s medical community. She is an Exercise Consultant for Massachusetts General Hospital and a frequent workshop presenter at local hospitals, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Clinic. In January 2014, at the ground-breaking Medical Yoga Symposium, sponsored by the Smithsonian and GWU School of Medicine, Camille presented her workshop intensive on Cancer and Therapeutic Yoga.
Camille has designed yoga practices not only for cancer recovery, but also for those with heart disease, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and Parkinson's. The National Parkinson's Foundation (NPF) awarded a three-year grant for Camille's MGH class "Yoga & Tai Chi for People with Parkinson’s." She has led similar classes for Parkinson's support groups at the Jewish Family & Child Services (JF&CS) and of the New England chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA).
Camille leads her Teacher Trainings Yoga For Breast Cancer Recovery & Beyond© and Yoga for Cardiac Wellness™ nationwide. Her DVD: Gentle Yoga for Recovery & Beyonds was selected the Mayo Clinic for use in their 2015 study on cancer recovery. Camille's specialty yoga classes have been featured on NPR, the CBS Evening News, and in VOGUE magazine.
- Integrative Yoga Therapy
- Lebed Method® Lymphedema Training
- Yoga of the Heart® for Cardiac Rehab & Cancer
- American Council on Exercise
- Fibromyalgia & Exercise
- Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease
- Community Wellness Program for People with Parkinson's Disease
- Tai Chi (Yang Style)
M.S., MASS COMMUNICATIONS, BOSTON UNIV.
B.A ., PSYCHOLOGY, WASHINGTON UNIV., ST. LOUIS
Summa cum laude * Phi Beta Kappa
Camille Kittrell's yoga therapy training is not related to Yoga Alliance, which sets no guidelines or standards for such applications of yoga.