Since I had pediatric cancer, I am deeply aware that life is precious and so I commit each day to live fully and to celebrate life's mysteries. I am passionate about the merging of the mind and body through physical movement, breath and meditation.
In fact, over the past 20 years, Yoga has helped me stay focused, calm, productive and deeply heal. As an athlete and a professional dancer for a decade, Yoga has helped me to remain pain-free through various strains and injuries.
My classes are based on the wisdom of the Hatha Yoga lineage which emerged as a response to the Tantric teachings. I also have education in Somatics, Therapeutics, Pranayama, Anatomy, and Vedic and Western philosophy.
I believe we are all complex and unique. But a few of the roles I claim are student, traveler, foodie, sister and fan of good story telling.
This practice is interdisciplinary, holistic and constantly evolving.
We are all in process.
So, I look forward to meeting you, as you are, and to continue learning together in shared inquiry and community.
UCLA - Bachelor of Arts
Royal Academy of Dance - Intermediate Member
National Institute of Yoga Level 1 Training - 200hr
Yogaworks NYC Advanced Training and Mentorship - 300hr
Principles Training at The Breathing Project with Leslie Kaminoff
Pranayama Certification with Maty Ezraty
Anatomy Fundamentals - Gil Hedley
Mahabarata Studies with Annie Carpenter
Mindfulness Teacher Training - Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield.
In facilitating more than 10,000 hours of public, corporate and one on one sessions over the past fifteen years, I have learned that by connecting with our own creativity, mindfulness and movement we unlock pathways to healing.
As the Director of Yoga and Meditation for Culture of Fit, I created corporate wellness programs which are now used across the country. And I have been grateful to be on the teacher training staff for Yogaworks NYC and Mang'oh Yoga.
Current teacher mentorships are run on a case by case basis.
My writing has been published in Yoga Journal, Self, Prevention Magazine and is posted on my mom's fridge...which is the most important.