MY YOGIC JOURNEY

I arrived, as we all do,  with an inhale, the fundamental breath, a pillar of the yogic practice. Diagnosed at an early age, with  spinal scoliosis, I began studying  dance  in Brooklyn, N.Y. , and a passion for mindful movement was nurtured. I  enjoyed a  performing career, taught dance , holistic movement,  and fitness in N.Y.C. , and continued academic  studies of  anatomy,  and wellness. During this time,  loved ones, and  fellow dancers, began dying, from AIDS , a  virus that altered our world.  My search for answers to this tragic experience, brought me to yoga, and its ancient philosophy, how to maintain the light of our beings, and share this light with others. Yoga  guides us  to an expansive consciousness, and awareness of our journey on this earth. The physical postures are the containers to explore body, breath,  mind, and spirit. Yoga strengthens and aligns our bodies,  opens our hearts, minds, and awakens  each of us, to our authentic selves.
Yoga  is a living system, with many schools of practice. My classes combine the best of the yoga lineages of Iyengar,  Ashtanga,  Sivananda,  and Kundalini,  in  a dynamic, breath filled, practice. Through the  interweaving of posture,  yogic philosophy, anatomy, and often yoga chanting into practice,  we raise our vibration, and commit to our own best self.  My Certifications are: Yoga Alliance 500 E-RYT, Wellness Coaching- Coopers Clinic, Movement Analysis/Laban Institute,  MFA Arts Administration /Brooklyn College,  BFA  Dance/Adelphi University.