Yoga at first was ‘just’ an alternative physical practice that I thought I could participate in while healing from an injury.
My immediate experience with yoga was in feeling calmer, less anxious, able to focus my scattered thoughts, and becoming aware of all parts of my being: body, mind and spirit.
Overall, I found balance in my life.
Yoga and its teachings have helped me ease many of my past time sufferings including, but not limited to my original injury, my body image, anxiety, stress, focus, grief, shame and fear.
Yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices have been such a transformative part of my life that I feel very strongly in sharing it’s many benefits. My practice has in no small way helped me to make sense of my life and continues to do so.
I am a E-RYT 200, RYT 500 hour registered yoga teacher through the Yoga Alliance, and I am certified in Therapeutic and Restorative yoga, as well as Trauma-Informed yoga. My style is to teach a slow flow asana class, with emphasis on the breath, mindfulness and tools towards meditation, that are in alignment with the flow of the seasons to support harmony and ease in the body, mind and breath as one integrative whole.
Currently, I teach yoga in a residential treatment facility that specializes in eating disorders and at Purchase College, teaching yoga as a Somatic credit.
I teach group classes in local studios and private sessions with a Therapeutic application, both in Westchester County and New York City.