Every time I pause and re-center myself in my purpose, it is this: to build authentic connection. Because I believe it is ultimately through connection (to our mind, our heart, our body, to others and to the earth) that we can heal anything and everything, from IT band syndrome to loneliness.
It is with this intention that I welcome you to this space. Whether in group yoga or private yoga therapy, I promise to honor your whole self exactly as it is in each and every moment.
I am a certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) and Teacher (RYT200). I also have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, which is not directly applicable to the work I do now. However, my geeky tendencies and interest in the biomechanics of the body come across in my teaching, and help me connect with my left-brained clients.
Though obviously passionate about yoga and also a casual cyclist, I consider long distance running my primary sport. In the beginning, I ran on the roads and raced the traditional distances of 5K to marathon. During that time, I became an RRCA Certified Running Coach and worked for a bit with running clients. Over time, I transitioned to trail running, and in 2018 finished my first 50Ks. One day I hope to finish a 50 mile trail race.
I use both my running and yoga practices to meditate, connect breath and movement, process energy and emotion, and, ultimately, care for my whole self. I also use yoga to support my physical body in order to maintain the loads of running. (And I’m not just talking about stretching.) It’s my hope and dream to share these gifts with you.