When and how did you come to yoga?
My yoga experience started with Bikram yoga in 2004. I graduated Yoga College Of India Los Angeles in spring 2006. I wanted to teach yoga because I am a people person. It’s my nature to want to help people and i saw first hand the many benefits a yoga practice can bestow on the regular practitioners, myself included.
Why did you start teaching yoga?
My personal practice has led me to Vinyasa where I love the gymnastics of it, the upside downs & backbends… however I feel the mix of the different yoga styles is best.
What is your favorite pose?
Currently Scorpion (Vyaghrasaba-Vrscikasna)
Who inspires your teaching?
Students are my best inspiration for teaching! Seeing their practice grow hearing the personal wins, healing, and accomplishments is so rewarding and encouraging. My favorite mentor is Emmy Cleaves a long time hot yoga teacher that is still teaching beyond her 85th year.
Tips for beginners…
The best tip I can pass on to new students is to come well hydrated and to begin an electrolyte regimen.
What’s your favorite quote?
My favorite quote is more of an expression – Live, Love, Teach!