Since 2002, Bethany has been cultivating a personal mindfulness and self-awareness practice. After apprenticing and training with Dr. Mary May, Bethany began teaching mindfulness and self-awareness skills to individuals on a one-to-one basis, including mindfulness of the body, senses, feelings and thoughts, supporting emotional and attentional regulation to cultivate well being and self-care. She is certified as a Mindfulness for Professionals Facilitator through the Mindfulness Institute's European Training 2013/2014. Bethany has been teaching yoga and meditation for over 13 years and co-founded Lotus Yoga in 2008, where she regularly teaches yoga and conducts mindfulness trainings. She has also been offering mindfulness training directly to healthcare professionals in furtherance of the Healing Tree Project's Healthcare Initiative. By trade, Bethany is a lawyer, who practiced as a commercial litigator for over 16 years, whose practice was concentrated in the areas of complex commercial contracts and business disputes along with insurance and reinsurance litigation, coverage and regulatory work.