Carol Bonilla Bowman, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education at Ramapo College of New Jersey, holds a doctorate in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her specialties include elementary education, portfolio assessment, bilingual education, and mindful education. She is the Associate Director of the Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living and Director of Yoga Programs at Ramapo. She was trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to teach Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Her training to teach .b mindfulness curriculum to middle and high school students was completed in July 2015. A yoga practitioner most of her life and a yoga teacher for the last 10 years, her practice has expanded to include a variety of contemplative practices of Zen and Tibetan Buddhism.
Tiffany is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher with additional trainings in both children and yin yoga and completed Jon Kabat Zinn’s Mindful Based Stre
ss Reduction course. She places great importance on guiding her students of all ages to reduce stress, find their strength and discover a sense of peace and tranquility
Tiffany is the proud founder of Little Love Warriors, a yoga company for children ages 2-12 years old, that offers yoga, meditation, and mindfulness programs. She and her teachers connect children to their emotions, and those of the people around them, spark moments of creativity, guide them to be inclusive of all people, inspire them to support their community and create opportunities to help foster a shift of mindset.
Tiffany is also an independent consultant for Zensational Kids, an educational company that brings yoga and mindfulness practices to schools, where she co-wrote the pre-K program Young Explorers: Yoga and Mindfulness in Early Childhood Education, leads trainings for educators, school support staff and administrators, and teaches in the classroom to support those teachers.
Tiffany lives in New Jersey with her husband and four daughters.
Continuing Education Credits
Registered yoga teachers are eligible for Continuing Education Hours through Yoga Alliance when the workshop is presented by an E-RYT (check the Trainer bio for confirmation of this designation).
Contact hours for Yoga Alliance specialty designation of Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) when completing Ramapo’s 95 Hour Children’s Yoga Teacher Certification.
Educators will receive 5 CEU for their participation.