About Rachael Maly  

In a nutshell: Kind, Inspiring, Empathetic
Specialties: Self-Awareness, Emotional Regulation, Improved Self-Worth
Population: Adults, Adolescents, Children

Growing up, Rachael discovered art helped her manage emotions, gain insight, and find healing. Degrees in Fine Arts and Education led her to work artistically with children and adolescents in schools over the past 19 years. 


After raising three children Rachael pursued a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and expanded her ability and desire to help families and individuals heal through art. She is a partner in the Art, Movement, and Life Skills Academy (AMLSA) and continues to work with students in a school setting, encouraging them to connect to inner wisdom through expressive and creative arts in order to foster each student’s innate sense of curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking. 


Rachael has designed curriculum and programs for the many groups of students she has worked with, providing experiences to help meet students emotional, cognitive, and social needs. She is skilled in managing large and small groups while attending to needs and styles of learning in a safe nonjudgmental environment. Rachael teaches that anyone can access art no matter the level of skill and she encourages students to bring their best self forward by promoting self-compassion, acceptance, and enjoyment. She has worked with thousands to build courage, focus, resilience, and self-confidence, helping each one find meaning through art in life. 

*Rachael is provisionally licensed as an LPC Intern and ATR Provisional under the supervision of Deborah Lindeen, LPC-S and ATR-BC-S (expected to be complete by October 2020).



About Dr. Lola Scarborough

In a nutshell: Motivating, Energetic, Enthusiastic

Specialties: Self-Awareness, Developing New Skills, Improved Self Confidence

Population: Adults, Adolescents, Children

Lola has dedicated her life and her talents to helping people alleviate suffering and to become unstuck and forward-moving in every area of their lives. Over the last 22 years, she has co-created with clients of all ages, helping them enrich their lives and reach their goals through exercise, nutrition, and improved life skills. She excels in motivating people of all ages to engage in new behaviors and learning experiences that take them out of their boxes and allow them to really grow. 

Lola has a long history as a writer, teacher, mentor, and project manager. She authors/has authored books, articles, and videos related to yoga, health, and healing. In addition to being a partner in the Art, Movement, and Life Skills Academy (AMLSA), Lola is the Managing Partner of Yoga Lola Studios (YLS), which opened its doors in 2008. Prior to 2008, Lola worked in the business world for over 30 years as a training program developer, lead trainer, mentor, project manager and teacher. She managed projects with companies big and small, including a number of Fortune 500 companies, and directed the work of teams of up to 20 people.  

Lola has been a practicing life and nutritional coach for 15+ years and has been in the physical health field for over 22 years. She is an expert-level 500-Hour certified yoga teacher with well over 20,000 hours of teaching experience. She has spent thousands of hours developing comprehensive training programs for all kinds of programs. Lola is also a certified tonic herbalist, a degreed Ayurvedic Practitioner, a certified fitness teacher, and a published author. She holds a Ph.D in Comparative Religion.