Writing, Yoga, Meditation, Retreats and SEL Professional Development
Lumi4Life,llc helps to create compassionate, creative, and calm communities using the Writing Yoga ® method.
Providing Luminous retreats, classes, and workshops for children and adults since 2007.
Stefanie Maura Lipsey, MFA, MLS, is the founder of the Writing Yoga® method, a published poet, and school librarian in the Locust Valley Central School District on Long Island. She is certified as a New York State K-12 School Librarian, 7-12 English Language Arts Teacher and New York State Public Librarian. Stefanie also holds an MFA in Creative Writing, a BA in Music, and is a nationally recognized Yoga Alliance Instructor (E-RYT) as well as a Yoga Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). She has taught yoga since 2007 and founded the yoga program at the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center.
Her extensive studies in yoga and mindfulness include completion of yoga teacher trainings and workshops in New York, Los Angeles, and Bali, Indonesia. She is completing another training program in 2020 with the Himalayan Yoga Institute.
Stefanie completed the MBSR program offered at UMass Medical School along with Transcendental Meditation and Primordial Sound Meditation with Deepak Chopra at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, CA. She has facilitated workshops at universities including Hofstra University and at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. She is a recipient of a fellowship from the Hemera Foundation to help bring mindfulness practices to schools.