Treatment/Training Philosophy:

To guide clients to find joy through intelligent movement!

Specialties:

Yoga & Pilates for the Performing Arts.  Yoga and Pilates for Scoliosis.

Favorite Quote:
“Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops...at all."~Emily Dickinson

I do Pilates because: Pilates is an exceptional self-care tactic.

My inspirations are: My students and clients.

My favorite charities are: Habitat for Humanity.  Bay Area Rescue Mission.

Interesting fact:

I reached my dream of completing an MFA in Dance in large part due to my Pilates practice.

I want to learn: How to produce a film.

Favorite activity outside of work:

Painting, Yoga, Cooking, Performance, Dance Choreography.

Pets:

No pets, but I do enjoy cat and dog-sitting occasionally for my neighbors.

Family:

Most of my family lives in Ohio. I have a darling nephew who is four.

Educated where:

Saint Mary’s College of California: MFA: Dance, Creative Practice. Lewis & Clark College, Major: Studio Art. Polestar Pilates International with Dr. Ada Wells. Tantravaya Yoga and Ayurveda with Shy Sayar. Pilates Therapeutics with Dr. Suzanne Martin. Yoga for Scoliosis with Elise Browning Miller.

Memberships/Certifications:

Pilates Method Alliance. Polestar International. Pilates for the Performing Arts. Pilates for Scoliosis. AFAA certified personal trainer. 200 hour Certified Yoga Instructor. Yoga for Scoliosis.

I have been practicing yoga for over ten years, and began teaching in 2010. I believe the mat to be like a mirror that reflects back to us the body’s story. I love that yoga is both a deeply individual practice, and that it also nurtures connection and builds community.