As someone who has been highly intuitive since childhood, I've always taken an interest in understanding the deeper layers of life. As I began the path into yoga and meditation in 2010, I realized that I felt inclined to step into the role of teacher. I dedicated a large amount of my free time to deepening my relationship with myself and cultivating relationships with those who would foster my growth.
I completed my first Yoga Teacher Training in Colorado in 2013. I deeply resonated with the teachings of the energetics of the chakra system, rooted in traditional Indian teachings. It introduced me to a pivotal lens from which to relate to my physical and spiritual self simultaneously.
The chakra system offered a profound level of clarity and spiritual understanding that I was able to incorporate into my personal life and eventually my professional life as a teacher. Since 2014 I have taught workshops and series on the chakras. I also had the pleasure of contributing to Yoga Teacher Trainings at the Yoga Center of Steamboat. I was responsible for training new teachers on the basics of the chakras and how to safely and respectfully incorporate them into their classes.
In May of 2015 I learned to practice Reiki under the instruction of Lourdes Gray of the John Harvey Gray Center for Reiki Healing in Boston. Reiki is a Japanese healing technique designed to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which is essential to healing injuries. I’ve worked with hundreds of clients of both the human and animal varieties over the years.
I've spent over a decade practicing and teaching varied styles of yoga and meditation. I am certified to teach meditation, yoga and reiki, which I have enjoyed very much. I exclusively teach yin and restorative styles of yoga and often incorporate elements of yoga nidra into my instruction as well. In 2020 I led two First Degree Reiki certification courses, both in Colorado and in Minnesota. Please inquire
Each of these practices have added depth and perspective to my own life and to my role as a guide for others in their unique experiences. I have found that approaching wellness from a multifaceted approach brings depth that may not be reached by one method alone.
I have since developed a one-on-one reiki practice as well as a personalized educational program which empowers clients to explore a variety of whole-self healing tools may improve their quality of life.
It is an immense honor to work alongside others and offer guidance to those who wish to nurture their relationships with themselves and their loved ones.
It is only because of the depth of my own healing work that I have had the privilege to step into sharing these tools with others. My passion for social justice and equality for all people regardless of race, gender identity, sexuality or economic standing keeps me focused on the importance of healing. The more we heal, the better we are to one another. The more we heal, the better equipped we are to accept ourselves fully and reclaim our inherent worthiness of happy, vibrant lives. In my sincere opinion, wellbeing is an important catalyst for sustainable improvement of our lives, the lives of others and for our whole planet.
My goal as a human, teacher and writer is to always leave those I interact with feeling heard, nurtured, inspired and empowered.