My passion for health and well-being began in competitive sport. As a high performance athlete and master coach for over 20 years, I learnt first-hand the rewards of training the body and mind.
My yoga journey began after I painfully herniated my back and was unable to walk. In spite of my surgeon's prognosis that I had only 1% chance of healing without surgery, I chose not to have an operation and instead sought out yoga and meditation for healing. I was amazed at how quickly my health improved and I felt great again- the 1% chance of healing became a100% return to health! As I returned to work, I wanted to share these practices that helped me reclaim my life, and devoted my personal time to practicing and teaching yoga.
Then one rainy night, walking with my sweet dog Dixie, a driver sped through the pedestrian crosswalk, and ran straight into us. Our bodies flew and life turned upside down. In the face of my broken bones and PTSD, I turned to what had helped so much before, yoga and meditation. I was deeply grateful to discover that yoga met me in my place of greatest need, in my darkest times. The practices have guided me to a deeper connection and understanding of myself helping me find peace within the trauma, ease within persistent pain, and even in the midst life's struggles, an awareness to the preciousness and beauty of life.
The experience of profound healing was so powerfully transformative, I now devote my time to sharing all that I have been blessed to learn and come to undestand through my journey. I am grateful and honoured to have been teaching for almost 3 decades, and thrilled to meet and teach so many incredible people around the world!
Infinite blessings to you,
I am profoundly grateful to my beautiful, amazing teachers, for graciously sharing their passion and deep wisdom, inspiring my teaching and my life
Certified Yoga Teacher RYT500
Certified Yoga Teacher Trainer ERYT500
Registered Yoga Therapist IAYT
Advanced Restorative Yoga Certification- Judith Lasater
Pain Care Yoga Certification- Neil Pearson
Vinyasa Flow Certification- Shiva Rea
Ashtanga Yoga Certification- David Swenson
Yoga Nidra Teacher Training- Shiva Shakti School of Yoga
iRest Yoga Nidra Certification- Richard Miller
I AM Yoga Nidra Certification- Kamini Desai
A few favourite quotes
“Yoga is about the synthesis of body and mind, and the transformed self that is the result.
It is an adventure in human potential, in going beyond the spirit identity that either body or mind
alone provides, in discovering a new kind of energy and life.” – Dona Holleman