Having been a dancer most of my life, I became aware of the powerful connection between the mind and body very early on. Wanting to share the benefits of what I had come to love, I started and ran my own dancing school. However, when the demands of running my business eventually conflicted with my cherished family life, it caused me to rethink this path. At this point, my artwork moved to the forefront and “Emotional Creations” was born. While I was busy hand painting vintage photos in oils for clients, I was missing a physical practice. My search led me to try yoga. I was amazed by the beauty of breath-connected movement, the relevance of the philosophies for living life, and the powerful calming effects it had on my mind. It affected me spiritually, mentally and physically like nothing else I’ve ever done before.
After experiencing the results of practicing yoga I soon realized that sharing this wisdom and helping others through teaching was what I wanted to do with this next phase of my life. I then became certified through Yoga Alliance in Vinyasa and Restorative yoga. I have also completed a workshop series on “ Gita Wisdom” with Joshua Greene, an Immersion Workshop with Raghunath Cappo and additional studies in Thai Yoga Massage Techniques, Marma Point Therapy and Yoga Nidra and Reiki training. More recently, advanced studies in Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasiter helped take my restorative skills to a new level. I also completed Yin Yoga Certification with Corina Benner which has ignited a new passion in me. Sharing this amazing practice and witnessing its benefits has been deeply rewarding. I am currently working on a certification in Reflexology to further enhance my techniques for relaxation and healing. Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga are my core passions because of the positive and immediate impact they have on my students and their profound healing capabilities. My classes incorporate Yogic Philosophies in a unique way that connects easily to daily life while guiding students thru poses that bring about relaxation, wellness and renewal. I enjoy helping people of different abilities and varying backgrounds achieve a deeply nourishing practice and I strive to create an environment that allows the mind to clear and the heart to open. I believe this is the way I can help people navigate life’s many challenges. I am very grateful to my teachers for guiding me and remain committed to advancing my knowledge as a teacher in order to help my students achieve their goals.