Ayanna is the Owner and Founder of B FREE Coaching and Wellness- a wellness community designed to change people’s lives through movement mindfulness and fun!
Ayanna Parrent is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Certified School Adjustment Counselor, and certified Fitness Instructor in multiple group fitness areas. She is originally from the Boston area, received her Master’s degree of social work at Simmons College and is in the process of completing her advanced graduate degree at Simmons as well.
Her Social Work background and professional career has been providing therapeutic support to students and children in public, charter, private and therapeutic schools. She also has had experience in leading, supervising staff and overseeing programs in her role as assistant principal at The Gifford School and Program Director of The Therapeutic Mentor Program at The Mentor Network in Hyannis. She had the opportunity to supervise 20 therapeutic mentors in the community of Cape Cod in her role at the Mentor Network.
Ayanna became a certified Zumba instructor in the spring of 2010 and has since fallen in love with the fitness world. She went on to become certified in Kids Zumba, Zumba Toning, Aqua fitness, Yoga 200 RYT, Y12SR Yoga, Spinning, Cize Live and Pound Fitness. She has created Are & Be Soul Yoga.
Ayanna attributes her daily practice of yoga and meditation and strong connection with the body and spirit to her ability to stay inspired and help others. Her passion to is to work with others in recovery from addictions, trauma, hopelessness, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and other issues through using the tools of mindfulness, movement and fun.
Ayanna’s studio, current classes and services are held within the Dream Studios building in Yarmouth. She is originally from the Boston area and has been living on the Cape since 2011, with her husband, two teenage step sons and 6-year-old daughter adopted through DCF.
Here is what you will learn on Today’s Episode
- Getting well trough movement mindfulness and fun! (My recovery path)
- Adopting my daughter through the state
- Yoga & Pound (Cardio Fit Class using drumsticks)
- Becoming FREE and choosing life
Additional Topics We Cover on Today’s Podcast
- How did you get sober healthy and free?
- What was your experience adopting your daughter through the state?
- Why do you think yoga and mindfulness are so important?
The Circle of Life
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I am a Board Certified Life Coach, a Board Certified Health Coach, and a teacher of Mindfulness Living who helps people unlock their potential and live life on Purpose