Cheryl Hurst, PsyD, C-IAYT

Health Psychologist & Yoga Therapist

Partner with me to boost wellness in body, mind, and spirit! Learn healthy patterns of posture, behavior, mind, and breath to support resilience. Focus on stress reduction, personal growth, relationships, movement, or pain management for greater ease and joy amidst life’s stress and losses. I offer private sessions and group classes with most services available online.

Dr. Cheryl Hurst received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, before her master’s in clinical psychology and Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. She has over 20 years of experience in mind-body medicine. Cheryl is deeply honored and inspired to have logged more than 3300 in-person contact hours in intensive apprenticeship with yoga therapeutics and pranayama master Gabriel Halpern, named by Yoga Journal in the top “10 Influential Teachers Who Have Shaped Yoga in America.”

In 2015, Cheryl started Private Practice Yoga to offer yoga therapy and psychotherapy in downtown Chicago. She also teaches therapeutic yoga classes online. Cheryl discovered a profound reverence for human life completing a dissection of the entire human body in advanced anatomy labs. She continues her training with Loren Fishman, MD in yoga for osteoporosis and other ailments. She is a member of the Illinois Psychological Association and the International Association of Yoga Therapists.