Born: Fairfax, VA
Guiltless Pleasures: ice cream, naps with my 2 dogs, reading, outdoor music concerts, Homeland on Showtime, walks in nature with my hubby & exploring new music & sounds on Spotify.
Why Yoga: I practice because it helps me to stay calm, be fully present, and make decisions in my life. In 2013, my life changed as I had a VAD that caused a stroke. I enjoy sharing with others, dealing with their own life's changes, the reminder that our yoga is always changing along our journey.
Certifications: Pure Prana Holistic Yoga Teacher 200hr, Kripalu Yoga Teacher 500hr with a focus on integrating Ayurveda, YoKids YTT, Prenatal Teacher Training w/Janice Clarfield, Divine Sleep YTT
Born: Clearwater, Florida
Guiltless pleasures: Savasana, warm fuzzy feelings, good books, sunsets, weekends, addicting puzzles, & guacamole.
Why yoga: When I need to breathe and connect, I practice yoga. I believe whole-heartedly that yoga enables me to pay attention, connect the dots, decide how much and what I want to change, and find the inherent, innate joy that lives in every cell of my body.
Certifications: JourneYoga 200 hr.
Moderate yoga classes explore the balance between effort and ease. The aim of this class is to strengthen the body by sustaining more challenging postures at a moderate pace and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who feel fit and strong are also welcome.