• Lives in Fredericksburg, VA Works everywhere.

    I opened Learning Heroine LLC in 2015. As a homeschooling mom of three kids (one of whom has complex learning needs including: Down syndrome, autism, dysgraphia, dyslexia, and dyscalculia), I recognized a need to apply my teaching and professional research/advocacy skills to provide custom learning solutions for families and their individual learners in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area and surrounding counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, Caroline, and Culpepper counties.

     

    Call or Text Today: (540) 429-9433

  • Learning Services

    I offer learning consultations for home-educating, public school educating, and private school educating families. I serve new homeschool families and seasoned veterans.

     

    I offer custom home learning plans, the home education equivalent of a public school Individual Educational Plan. This is a child specific plan that details concerns, goals, and progress targeted for the learning year.

     

    I also offer an easy going and thorough proof of progress evaluation experience (four years+) for those who choose an evaluation in lieu of testing.

     

    I offer assistance for those needing guidance on the Virginia Religious Exemption homeschool option.

     

    I bring years of advocacy experience to offer information for the following:

    Flexi-schooling Support (Integrating academics in a school and home learning partnership)

     

    Individual Educational Plan (IEP) Support,Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) Support, 504 Medical Plan Support,and Gifted Process & Appeals Support.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Movement Learning Services

    I offer private, small group, and large group classes in studio or your location of choice for the following:

     

    Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga -I offer a restorative and strength building program for moms-to-be during their prenatal journey. The postnatal journey assists in healing the body and strengthening it after baby arrives.

     

    Baby & Me: I offer custom private or group baby and me classes to encourage bonding, help parents strengthen, and enjoy yoga with baby! I also have extra experience with children who have special needs and offer a yoga infused "early intervention" where we address primitive reflex building and assist babies and toddlers with meeting developmental milestones in their own journey!

     

    Children's Yoga: I offer a fun and custom private or group class designed to meet the ages and needs of infants, children, tweens, and teenagers in their journeys. I also encourage individuals to strengthen bodies, enhance the primitive reflexes, and assist children in seeking focus and connection to their peace.

     

  • Yoga for All: I offer custom private or group classes for individuals with all needs and health conditions. I teach all ages, all bodies, and all levels. I teach therapeutic/gentle yoga (can flow and power upon request!) and will tailor each class with custom pranayama (breath) and asanas (poses) for individuals' needs to help them be empowered in their own yoga practice and their own journey in yoga and meditation.

     

    Yoga For Writers: I offer unique classes and workshops addressing the unique needs of writers in their life journeys and all fitness levels. I customize classes to ease sedentary stresses, writer's block, and the unique obstacles in communicating thoughts to the greater universe.

     

    Corporate Classes: I offer unique, custom workshops and classes for small or large businesses looking to: boost morale, encourage peacefulness in a stressful world, and promote healthy lifestyles (which lowers insurance costs, increases productivity, and decreases sick days!). All classes are customized to the unique needs and religious traditions of the organization.

     

     

     

     

  • My History & Inspirations

    I am an education consultant, independent research historian, professional advocate (Special Needs and Exceptional), teacher, and writer (my scholarship is a Master’s thesis on Slavery in Fredericksburg). In my pre-mom life, I taught Social Studies and numerous electives at the highly acclaimed Open High School in Richmond, Virginia from 2002-2003, and as a substitute teacher in 2004. I enjoyed working as a graduate teaching assistant while completing my Master's degree in History at Virginia Commonwealth University from 2004-2005. Sharing the learning journey with my own children is the most rewarding (and challenging) journey. Homeschooling styles, educational theory, brain development, genetics, bioethics, and eugenics are all topics of deep research for me.

     

     
    As a 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher RYT, Registered Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Teacher and Registered Children's Yoga Teacher RCYT, I gratefully offer movement education to Learning Heroine LLC, which serves all populations; specializing in prenatal, postnatal, and children's unique yoga needs. I also offers trauma sensitive adaptions (Sarah is a trauma survivor) and more gentle/therapeutic style accommodations for all levels and classes with respect to all genders, religious affiliations, and people with unique developmental or accessibility needs. I am classically trained and offer eight-limbed, Full Spectrum Yoga classes which include: meditation, breath practices, ethical living/values, asanas/postures, understanding one's relationship in the universe, and building introspective self-practices. I teach yoga respectfully to all religions or non-religious.

     

  • Purpose

  • The Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

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  • TESTIMONIALS

    WHAT CLIENTS SAY

    Raquel

    "Sarah advocated for us in a peaceful and assertive manner. She kept us informed and followed our lead in what we were comfortable with and what we did not want. It was tough but I was glad to have Sarah on my team, helping me get the services my child needed."

    Caroline

    "She was wonderful with my son. She followed him around the house while he explained all the projects he had done over the year and she asked him questions that lead to really in depth discussions of his passions. She helped me formulate a plan for some areas that I felt Jeremiah was lacking in and handled the paper work that the school board needed.
    I'd recommend her a million times over. "

    Amy

    "Sarah is an excellent advocate with a strong desire to help students succeed, and she can easily adapt to any requirements relevant to her work. Her insatiable drive for knowledge makes her a competent and thorough researcher. "

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