Naperville, Illinois

Where do you live?
Hell’s Kitchen

RYT 200; 200 hr LDPY (2015); Baptiste Power Yoga (2010); 200 hr, Midwest Power Yoga (2010); 200 hr, Rolf Gates Power Vinyasa (2012)

# of years teaching yoga:

What are your outside interests outside the studio?
Anything about wellness, nutrition, fitness and athletics.

Where’s your favorite space to rejuvenate in the city?
Central Park, any time of the year.

Favorite pre- and post-yoga snacks/meals:
Pre yoga – bullet coffee. Post yoga – Nurse Ginger Green smoothie from the nearest Juice Press.

What’s your favorite pose?
Triangle Pose – it gives me the grounding I need and opening and freedom from the twist.

The pose I have a complicated relationship with:
Twisting Triangle Pose – it feels way too restricted too me.

What song can you put on repeat?
Lovely Day by Bill Withers; it always puts me in a good mood

I love:
quiet early mornings.

Yoga gives me:
a mind/body connection.

I want to change:
insecurity to possibilities.

I want to give:
up my Justin’s Peanut Butter addiction.

When I wake up I:
hit “brew” button.

When I teach I feel:
a little nervous, always grateful.

When I practice I get:
awareness without judgment.