Marlo Pedroso Bio

Mindfulness teacher Marlo Pedroso

Marlo Pedroso is a licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience as a therapist, facilitator, and teacher. He uses a blend of contemporary psycho-therapeutic approaches with mindfulness, body based, somatic, and creative approaches to help people create rich and meaningful lives. He has been a student and practitioner and student of yoga and mindfulness meditation for over 20 years. He is qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction instructor trained at the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS, and a certified Iyengar Yoga instructor.  Marlo integrates his professional, personal, and creative experiences into an approach that strives to elicit and build on people’s innate resources and strengths. As a bi-cultural and bilingual son of immigrants, he enjoys work with people of diverse cultural and racial backgrounds. His areas of specialty/interest include anxiety & mood disorders, trauma, addiction, LGBQ issues, trans and gender variance, cross-cultural, class, race issues, and spirituality. His aim is to help people address the suffering in their lives with dignity, compassion, and perseverance.