Macy received her Master’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Washington and her Bachelor’s Degree from Middlebury College in Psychology and Elementary Education. Previous work experiences include serving as a rehab audiologist in a variety of settings for a range of populations. Most recently, she was the primary instructor for the mindfulness portion of the Parent-Child Mindfulness Based Training Study at UNC.
Macy is also certified in several programs that are the foundations of the study’s mindfulness training, including “Mindful Schools” and Amy Saltzman’s “A Still Quiet Place,” and in children’s yoga (Registered Yoga Training). Macy has many years of experience creating mindfulness and yoga programs for students spanning preschool through high school throughout the greater Seattle and Chapel Hill areas. In addition to her passion for her work with children, Macy loves to travel and be outdoors. Her passions include swimming, kayaking, cross-country skiing and paddle boarding.