“We must build sisu. If not, we will continue to suffer the consequences of adversity that people can not see to understand.”

~Kelly Thune


My story, an explanation of sisu, and a self-help guide to your Sisu To A New You transformation!

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With decades of innovative and award winning experience as a leader and educator, I am ready to listen and support you or your organization in achieving better outcomes. Let’s start the conversation!


Extensive training and a passion for developing learning experiences will result in uniquely crafted workshops. Sisu To A New You workshops include learning how to build sisu. Workshop/Train-ings can be one hour, half-day, full-day or week long offerings. They can also be customized with regard to the adversity i.e. post concussion syndrome or COVID-19 challenges


Kelly traveled to Finland to complete RYT 200 certification. She also received Love Your Brain Foundation Yoga certification at Kripalu. She will teach private or group lessons and will specialize for individuals who have suffered brain injury.


Kelly holds NYS Permanent certification in 7-12 Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and General Science. She is also a permanently certified NYS N-12 School District Administrator. Tutoring and advising can be offered 1:1, in a group setting, and via virtual formats.

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I have an inspiring story to tell, knowledge to share, skills to impart in collaboration, and creativity to motivate!

Learn how to use a day of the week format to build sisu and transform.