Professors

R. Madrona Bourdeau

Adjunct Faculty

Madrona Bourdeau, CPM-R, CST, practiced midwifery for over 40 years before retiring from active practice in 2015. In 2009, she became a cranial sacral therapist and has since specialized in working with infants, supporting mothers postpartum, and trauma release. Madrona has taught at midwifery programs in San Francisco, Portland, and Taos. She now teaches Introduction […]

JoAnne Dodgson

Adjunct Faculty

JoAnne Dodgson has been involved in the Healing Arts for over thirty years. JoAnne has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in Holistic Health. She is a healer, teacher, and ceremonial guide in the ways of Ka Ta See, a lineage from the Eastern Andes. In addition to her healing arts practice, she has been […]

Amber Burke

Holistic Health and Healing Arts Coordinator, HHHA and Writing & Speaking Faculty

Amber Burke Amber (RYT 500) teaches yoga and various writing classes at UNM Taos. She is a graduate of Yale, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars MFA Program, and two teacher trainings through Yogaworks in Los Angeles. She has been teaching yoga since 2008 and writing about it for almost as long. She regularly contributes to  Yoga International, often collaborating with […]

Enrico Trujillo

Adjunct Instructor

Enrico has a background in multimedia and technology. He is currently the web developer for UNM-Taos.

William “Ganesh” Veal

Adjunct Faculty

William “Ganesh” Veal, DC Dr. Lee Veal draws on over thirty years experience in the healing arts. Originally trained as a chiropractor with a focus in cranial sacral, he also explored a variety of movement therapies, in part, to heal his own injuries. In 1986 he graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City. During […]

Ben Teitelbaum

Adjunct Faculty

Ben Teitelbaum, DOM Dr. Benjamin Teitelbaum holds a Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing  (Minor in Chemistry) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He graduated from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine, in Santa Fe, in 1992.  He has been a New Mexico state licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine, since 1994.  He also holds a Florida State license as an […]

Robert Stewart

Adjunct Faculty

Robert Stewart, LMT Rob Stewart started taking yoga classes in 1996 as an art student at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He was certified to teach by the Chicago Yoga Center in the year 2000 under the direction of his teacher Suddha Weixler. He has had the honor of studying with master […]

Patrick Shaw

Adjunct Faculty

Patrick Shaw, LMT, RMTI Patrick Shaw is a graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM where he studied with Dr. Vasant Lad for two years. He offers a combination of advanced bodywork modalities: Thai Massage, Cranial Sacral Therapy and fascial-release techniques. He has been practicing therapeutic bodywork since 1991 as a graduate of the […]

Antonio “Tony” Quintana

Adjunct Faculty

Antonio “Tony” Quintana, LMT, RMTI Tony Quintana has been a practicing massage therapist for over 15 years, graduating from the Scherer Institute of Natural Healing in 1999. His work focuses on neuromuscular and myoskeletal techniques, craniaosacral work, muscle energy techniques and reiki. Tony is passionate about teaching structural bodywork that is integrated with energetics, and is constantly studying to discover new methodologies […]

Sean Murphy

Adjunct Faculty

Sean Murphy, MFA Sean Murphy has had nearly three decades of formal Zen meditation training, including extended periods of monastic retreat. He’s the author of the American Zen chronicle One Bird, One Stone, which won a 2014 International Book Award, and three award-winning works of fiction, including The Hope Valley Hubcap King, which won the […]