I believe that yoga can be a powerful tool for transformation. My journey started in the gym, where I spent several years working out obsessively and counting every calorie. I was convinced that if I could work out enough to have the perfect body, I would be happy. Instead I felt even more lost. In 2012 I found yoga, and though I did not find all of my answers I felt that I was on the right path. When I did my first 200 hour teacher training I didn't think I would teach right away, I simply wanted to deepen my own practice. But after subbing my very first class I fell in love with the power of sharing this practice with others.
As a lover of movement, I am passionate about my practice. I have studied Ashtanga Yoga, Rocket Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and various styles of Vinyasa Yoga. Being curious about the physical body has also taken me off the mat to study with hand balancers, circus performers, movement artists and contortionists to expand my knowledge and explore the capabilities of my body.
After experiencing a life changing wrist injury I completely redefined my yoga practice in many ways, placing more emphasis on a strong foundation and finding gratitude for my body with or without advanced asana. Don't get me wrong, I still love intense practice but more importantly I have learned to value being a good person over being good at yoga asana.
The next chapter has been about making yoga more accessible. In June 2018 my best friend/business partner Sam and I decided to open a donation based yoga studio in Boulder (Bodhi Boulder). We soon after became a non-profit organization, offering scholarships to our events and teacher trainings as well as partnering with non-profit foundations in India to help give back to the place where we borrow Yoga from. I hope that if you are ever in Colorado you will come check us out!