Stacy Smith

Dr. Stacy Smith is a philosopher of education currently focusing on the philosophy and practice of ahimsa, or nonviolence. She teaches Perspectives on Education and a First Year Seminar at Bates and yoga asana, meditation, and ethics at The Yoga Center in Portland. She teaches students from adolescence through adulthood and into the “wisdom years” employing reading, writing, discussion, posture, movement and seated meditation as avenues for reflection, self-study, and lifelong learning.

 Stacy, RYT 500, holds a Ph.D. in Foundations of Education and a Master’s degree in Africana Studies from Cornell University and a B.A. in American Studies from William Smith College.