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Background & Education: About


I had the gift growing up immersed in nature, trained as a classical musician, vocal artist, and performer. This allowed me to receive a scholarship to attend The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts from which I graduated in 2007.


It was while in NYC that I found my yoga practice, but I only officially gained my RYT 200 certification in spring of 2019. Over the years, I continuously expand my yoga practice, exploration, & education. I'm currently working toward my RYT 300. My approach to teaching comes from a somatic and therapeutic lens; acknowledging and working with the body's intelligence and the story it holds.


For the past 3 years, I have publicly and privately taught. I also regularly collaborate with Many Moons Therapeutics to offer somatic workshop experiences as well as retreats.

I am also a certified sound practitioner that strives to honor the history and sacredness of sound work.  My unique use of cello adds another lush layer to the soundscapes I create for this therapeutic experience. I regularly facilitate sound meditations for the public, private groups, and in corporate sessions both in-person and virtually.

-> For virtual experiences I will soon be using a binaural microphone so participants get the sound experience as if they're in the room.

You can read more about this technology here. <-

The heart of my work is utilizing ancient tools of sound, yoga, and energetic therapy, to bring folx closer to themselves and true wellness from within.

Background & Education: Clients
  • Journal Therapy: Writing for Healing & Change (CE105-OD via Journalversity)

  • Level 1 Certification for Sound Healing - Himalayan Academy of Sound Healing

  • Reiki Level 1 - Lucia Maya (Usui/Tibetan)

  • The 'Vagus Nerve MasterClass' - Jessica Maguire (Physiotherapist)

  • The Awakenings of Sound Meditation via Dr. Alexandre Tannous

  • ‘Free Flow Yoga’ Intensive Workshop & Continued Classes - Angela Farmer

  • Certified Yoga Teacher - AYC (RYT 200)

  • ‘Art of Being’ Course - Many Moons Counseling

  • Feldenkrias ‘Awareness Through Movement’ (ATM Course) - Connie Rotunda

  • Graduate of The The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts - (NYC)

  • Continued RYT 300HR Training:

    • Somatic Therapy Intro (Many Moons Counseling via AYC)

    • ACT Mindfully Course (Many Moons Counseling via AYC)

    • "Yoga, Mindfulness, and Psychology for Mental Health" - (Asheville Yoga Center)

    • Yoga Nidra (Indu Arora via Asheville Yoga Center)

    • Trauma-Informed Teaching (Light A Path)

    • Equity Training (Light A Path)

    • Yin Module (Shala Worsley via Asheville Yoga Center)

    • Introduction into Chakra Alignment (Three Queens Yoga, NYC)

    • 'Yoga & Psychology' Deep Dive into Jungian psychology & chakras (West Asheville Yoga)

My "Paper" or Accreditation

Background & Education: Text

Participated in 2019 Festival with cello sound offerings

Asheville Yoga Festival


SAP SuccessFactors

Regular corporate client for sound meditations


Many Moon Therapeutics

Continual collaborator with sound work in yoga classes and various workshops

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Claire Bilbao

Expressive Arts Therapist, Eco-Therapist, and Intuitive Healer

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