Rebecca Arnold – 2nd Grade Class Teacher
- Waldorf Certificate, Gradalis, Denver, CO
- Hakomi Certification (mindfulness-based body psychotherapy,) Hakomi Institute, Durango, CO
- MA Somatic Psychotherapy, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
- Massage Therapy Training, Santa Cruz, CA
- BA Literature, UC Santa Cruz
Originally from New York state, Rebecca moved out west to attend UC Santa Cruz, where she found a home by the sea and the redwoods. Following her love for the healing arts, she became a massage therapist and received an MA in Somatic Psychotherapy from Naropa University. For 20 years, Rebecca offered massage therapy and body-centered psychotherapy in private practice. After her daughter was born, she began learning about Waldorf education, and their family moved to Paonia, CO, where they helped pioneer North Fork School of Integrated Studies. Rebecca’s interest in becoming a Waldorf teacher was sparked! She homeschooled her daughter for first grade. Then Rebecca enrolled in Waldorf teacher training with Gradalis and taught a homeschool class in a little red barn in Golden, CO.
Now a certified Waldorf teacher, Rebecca is thrilled to teach 2nd grade at BVWS. Rebecca loves inspiring children’s imaginations through art, music and storytelling, igniting a love of learning. Rebecca enjoys hiking in the mountains, cooking, knitting, playing the pennywhistle and spending time with her family.
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