A bit about me...

I'm passionate about helping people live their best life and sharing with others how yoga has transformed my life.  I am proof that yoga can be life-changing in incredible ways.  It empowers me to keep doing the things that I love to do while managing orthopedic issues and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  I love to be outdoors, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, and snow-shoeing - Practicing yoga is what allows me to continue doing those things.

I’ve had chronic knee pain since I was 16, and multiple orthopedic surgeries on feet, knees, and shoulders. I also have a lumbar spine defect that will eventually require a surgical fusion of my low back. I manage my chronic back pain with daily yoga.  There are some yoga poses that my knees, shoulders, and low back don't like to do -- AND THAT'S OK -- yoga has taught me how to safely move and strengthen my body without compromising my joints.​

My yoga training and experience:

  • 200-hour and 300/500-hour Certified Yoga Teacher |
    Uplifted Yoga/Brett Larkin

  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training | Bernie Clark & Yoga International

  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training | Yoga With Kassandra

  • Accessible Yoga certificate

  • Yoga Stability workshop | Meredith Cameron

  • Science of Well-Being Course | Yale University

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