Anne Pitman

Anne Pitman (M.Sc., E-RYT-500, RPYT, C-IAYT, Pain Care Certified) holds a Masters in Kinesiology and is the Director

of The School of Embodied Yoga Therapy, with over 35 years of experience in movement inquiry, training yoga teachers and pioneering yoga therapy in Canada.  She is a practicing yoga therapist, research consultant and program co-ordinator at The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre, offering one-on-one care for those with experiencing treatment side effects, shock, trauma, anxiety, depression and pain. Her yoga therapy retreat, Informed by Cancer: Integration of Lived Experience, gathers people after treatment, addressing nervous system impact, lingering side effects and the ongoing fear of recurrence.  Anne regularly speaks at medical, complementary healthcare and yoga therapy conferences on diagnosis shock, the unrecognized grief of cancer and the tender practice of accompanying people facing their dying days. She has recently co-authored a book, Yoga Therapy Across the Cancer Care Continuum.