Gloria is a Peer Recovery Coach, Peer Support Supervisor & Wellness Specialist for Communities for Recovery (CforR). In addition, she is a trainer for the CforR Recovery Academy, leading the CORE training, and co-facilitating the 46-hour training for RSPS certification. She is a person in sustained recovery from SUD for a little over 33 years.
As the Wellness Specialist, she has coordinated CforR’s yoga program and created the SHINE (Sustainable Health I Now Enjoy!) Wellness class. Gloria is a Registered Yoga Teacher, having taught in the Austin area for over 20 years. She is also a certified personal trainer/fitness nutrition specialist through NASM. Gloria is passionate about incorporating wellness into her own recovery path, as well as guiding others to be their healthiest/best selves.
Gloria has a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio, TV & Film from the University of Texas-Austin. She had worked in the film/video field as a videographer/editor previous to joining CforR. Her interests include music, dancing, hiking & being in nature, biking, yoga, weight training, photography, writing, creating yoga videos, traveling & spending time with her husband/family/friends.