Denina Bautti is the founder and owner of Sage Action Consulting which offers mindfulness, self-care, and trauma sensitivity training and facilitation to shift mindset and culture toward a focus on individual and collective well-being. She has spent most of her career working in the non-profit and government sectors. Denina is a skilled trainer, facilitator, and practitioner of mindfulness-based modalities for nearly 20 years. She includes trauma-sensitive approaches in her work and interactions with others and helps implement those approaches with teams and organizations.
Denina received an MPA from the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh with a specialization in Public Management and Policy. She graduated cum laude from John Carroll University with a BA in Political Science, minor in French, and concentrations in International Studies, Public Administration, and Policy Studies. Denina is a registered yoga teacher at the 200-hr level (RYT-200), certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator, Family Group Decision Making facilitator, and certified in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid. She continues to expand her formal education with home study and workshops focused on mindfulness and trauma from professionals in the fields of mental health, addiction, neuroscience, trauma recovery, and creative arts expression. Denina is the proud mother of a transgender son, Sam, who has taught her more about trauma sensitivity than any other teacher, and a cat, William, who teaches her the art of mindful living every day.
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