Introduced to yoga as teenager, I began a casual love affair with asana. It was in my early 20’s that I dedicated myself more seriously to my practice. As I continued to study and exposed myself to senior and master teachers, my practice and and my sense of self began to shift. I remember very clearly beginning a class and recognizing that my practice was provoking a competitive intensity reminiscent of my years competitively swimming. That visceral experience allowed me to see that I was feeding the fire that provoked imbalance within me and subsequently inspired a years long journey towards yoga as therapy and Zen meditation.
Today I view yoga and meditation as a path to health and healing in the body, mind and spirit. It is a path I live and passionately share with clients and students. My teaching is informed by Hanna Somatics, Zen, TRE, yoga and ayurveda. My intention is to bring students more fully into their practice and support an internal environment ripe for sustainable transformation.
I also serve as the Yoga Director at the Yoga Sangha, where I teach weekly classes, work daily with clients, offer workshops and intensives, and run a teacher training.
E – 500 Registered Yoga Teacher
200 Hour Certification – Prairie Yoga
300 Hour Certification – Theresa Murphy Yoga
1000 Hour Yoga Therapist – International Soma Yoga Institute
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