Mercedes Foster teaches weekly trauma-informed Sea Change Yoga classes at MaineStay, an eight-bed residential treatment facility and support service for young adults, 18-25, struggling with homelessness and mental illness.
Mercedes is certified in Yin/Meditation instruction along with 200 YTT. She teaches yin and
restorative classes in the Greater Portland area with a focus on body awareness and breath. She is a former Ed Tech with South Portland Schools, working mostly with youth at risk. Mercedes believes in the body and mind's ability to heal and change at any age. She enjoys being at the ocean, gardening and traveling.