About Us

Cary Saltsgaver

Special Education Teacher, RYT, RCYT, & Mindfulness Teacher


Cary is the creator of startwith3.  She is an experienced special education teacher, Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), and Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT).  She is fortunate to have received teacher training in mindfulness in education with leaders in the field.  Startwith3 is the perfect union of all of these areas of expertise, combining best practices in a unique and powerfully effective way.


Cary has been teaching children of all abilities and ages for the past 20 years.  During this time, she had the opportunity to travel and teach in public and private schools and in a variety of settings including self-contained, full inclusion, and collaborative inclusion.  Cary shines in her ability to customize the teaching style to the student, all while bringing her radiant enthusiasm and compassion to everything she does. 

Mindfulness

Cary offers staff workshops, parent workshops, and classroom lessons in mindfulness based on the established structured curriculum of Daniel Rechtschaffen.  Cary has trained with outstanding leaders in the field of mindfulness including:  Daniel Rechtschaffen, MFT, author of The Way of Mindful Education and The Mindful Education Workbook; Linda Lantieri, MA, Director of The Inner Resilience Program; and Christiane Wolf, MD, Ph.D., certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher.  

Mindfulness Services

Yoga

Cary offers staff workshops, parent workshops, and classroom lessons in mindfulness and yoga based on the proven curriculum of The School Yoga Project:  Little Flower Yoga.  Cary teaches mindful yoga to preschool - 12th grade.

Mindful Yoga Services