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I grew up in the Boston area as a sensitive and introverted yet opinionated child. My grandmother always told me I should be a lawyer because I argued so much - but really, it’s just that I am passionate about the things I believe in - and yoga is one of them.

Although it took me a long time to figure out “what I wanted to be when I grew up”, I have known ever since I was ten and helped take care of my younger cousins that I wanted to be a mother. Of all the roles I play, Mom is the most important and fulfilling.

A close second is my identity as yoga educator. I believe the teachings and gifts of yoga are boundless - and I am honored to share them with you. To start, check out these 5 simple steps to increase abundance with effortless ease.

 
 

(SOME OF) MY STORY

I love to get my "flow on" and feel strong and flexible in my body - and the magic is that this allows me to be strong and flexible in all aspects of my LIFE. Who doesn't want that?

 
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After college, I moved to Seattle, fueled by a desire to explore, grow, and evolve.

While attending an open house for the perfect apartment, the building manager asked if I practiced yoga (yeah - 2 weeks of gym class on the smelly mats in the wrestling room of my high school basement - ick).

After getting the apartment (equal parts luck and magic!) she invited me to attend her weekly class. I was immediately hooked and studied with her in random spaces all over Seattle (this was 1997 and there was not a yoga studio on every corner).

Fast forward 20+ years and I have logged thousands of hours on the mat, and close to 500 hours of teacher training, mostly at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. I am a dedicated and forever student, and that is reflected in my teaching. You can check out my resume, some of my work, and what people have to say.

 
 
Party of 5

Party of 5

I have been back in Massachusetts since 2000 and have enjoyed the ride of life with all of its planned as well as unforeseen twists and turns.

When not yoga-ing, you might find me strategizing with my husband about how to best manage our active, bustling household (with three children ages 10 to 16, one dog, two cats, one fish, four chickens, and two axolotls); working as a Medical Speech-Language Pathologist; baking; cleaning and organizing my home; perusing the internet for inspiration; or learning something new.

 

 
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(SOME OF) THE THINGS THAT MAKE ME TICK
 


I am a lover of organization, inspirational quotes,
footwear, and the Beatles.

Some of my superpowers are lightning quick
processing, keen observation, shrewd deductive reasoning,
and a photographic memory (admittedly much sharper
when I was in my 20s).

Some of the mottos I live by are "to each their own",
“you don’t like in others what you don’t like in yourself”,
and “everything in moderation”.

I am a health conscious vegetarian who loves
sweet potatoes and tofu almost as much as I love
fresh-from-the oven baked goods and ice cream.

I am lit up by inspiration, support and wisdom.

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