I create specified yoga programs that intertwine anatomy, kinesiology, meditation, breathwork, myofascial release, and holistic health with traditional yoga.
I believe yoga is a powerful tool for many issues and that the best care comes when working together as a team. I truly enjoy guiding students and encouraging them to practice.
After 15 years of teaching yoga, I am highly experienced in working with different body types, ages, injuries, and medical issues.
My private sessions are customized to the individual student and are ideal for anyone needing special attention. Together we practice yoga that is meaningful for their life and body.
My group classes dive deep into the systems and inner workings of the body. As an advanced teacher I can confidently lead a multi-level class that is satisfying and inspiring.
This mindful and medicinal approach to yoga provides a yoga practice that is well balanced and healing, without any worry of injuries or extremes. I make yoga functional and very effective in this modern day.
When I’m not teaching yoga you can find me making magical herbal potions, walking my french bulldog, traveling, and practicing self-development.
I grew up in Martinsburg, WV and moved to Philadelphia, PA to study contemporary dance at University of the Arts. I danced professionally around the east coast, became a yoga instructor, and began teaching yoga in several schools and studios.
Then I moved to Panama to spend time with my family and connect with my roots. I lived in the tropics for 7 years teaching yoga and performing dance. I also produced wellness events, yoga retreats, modeled, and collaborated on numerous artistic projects.
In 2019 I moved to Lyon, France so I could explore Europe and study herbalism. While in Lyon I began teaching yoga remotely and created wellness events for expats in person and online.
I am currently living in Périgueux, France with my husband and french bulldog. I teach private yoga sessions in person and online to people all over the world. I am also training to be a massage therapist, so I can offer more holistic methods of healing to anyone in need.
Yoga, Dance, & Movement
University of the Arts- Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts Modern Dance
Dyhana Yoga Studio Philadelphia- 200 Hour Teacher Training Program
Yoga Medicine 500 Hour Teacher Training Program:
-Spinal Health: Anatomy, Disfunction, & Treatment
Dyhana Yoga Studio Philadelphia- Prenatal Teacher Training Program
Special Yoga Foundation London- Teaching Yoga to Children with Disabilities and Developmental Challenges
Yoga Child Philadelphia- Yoga Teacher Training For Kids, Teens, and Families
Health, Energy Work, & Herbalism
Dr Sears Wellness Institute- Health Coach Certification
Learn Reiki Philadelphia-Integrated Energy Therapist: Beginner, Intermediate, & Advance Levels
Permaculture for the Herbalist Path by Sarah Wu
Supernatural Herbs For Gut Health by Rachelle Robinett
Herbal Alchemy by Hridaya Yoga France Center
Sacred Nature Provence France Herbalism Course
London School of Massage- VTCT (ITEC) Body Massage Course (Level 3 RQF) Diploma (In progress)
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