I came to love teaching while navigating an injury recovery. What I learned about my body through that healing process sparked my interest in how the human body works. I loved having insight into why I was hurting and how to change it.
Even during my first awkward teaching attempt during my first training, I lit up inside. It was clear that teaching was my way to connect with other people.
I spent years teaching a "strong vinyasa flow," while also adding new healing tools to my teaching toolbox: resources for healing injuries to the physical body, affronts to identity, and complex pain from trauma. I have always been drawn to the healing side of movement, yoga, and meditation, and this is present in all of my teaching (even when I'm leading "movement as exercise"!).
I now offer yoga with a trauma-informed approach, and choose to teach simple practices that many of us can find useful for some immediate need. The range of tools is limited which makes it all the more marvelous when each of my clients draws something unique from the work: the range of possible discovery is unbounded.
We all need space to get to know ourselves better. This space doesn't need to be a solitary or lonely one. Inside mov/ed and moved to heal, I offer community through my podcasts, classes, and 1:1 sessions, and you can choose the avenue that suits you best in any given week.