When did you start at SAC? And why do you work in the fitness industry?
What is your job title and description?
I am an RYT 500 with yoga alliance. I received my certificate in bend ,2010. I teach Hot Yoga, Vinyasa Flow and beginner yoga. I am a long time Ashtanga practitioner of 20 years. After my teacher left central oregon, I decided to got to teacher training. In October 2015, I travelled to India to continue my yoga education and receive another 300 hours of education, along with my father who is also a yoga teacher.
My college education is actually in creative writing, and I am a licensed massage therapist. Being a massage therapist since 1994 helps with my adjustments in yoga. I am very familiar with anatomy and physiology. As well as teaching yoga, I also teach skiing in the winter months at ski areas all over the NW, including Alaska. I am also am a published writer for several ski magazines.
What are your hobbies?
My hobbies include, skiing , running and spending time outside with my family .I have two beautiful children & an amazing husband, we enjoy skiing, hiking, rafting and biking activities together.
What is something quirky/interesting about you? or What is your favorite quote?
I spent part of my my childhood growing up on a sail boat. I was also home schooled from the grades 4-9 , because my family was always traveling. I still love to travel all over the world, and hope to get to many more countries.
yoga is 99 % practice and 1% theory ( K. Pattabhi Jois)