“My background allows me to teach a gentle yet energizing yoga class incorporating qigong movement.”
Since 2002 I have been a certified instructor, RYT, teaching yoga in Crested Butte, Colorado and now in Sedona. I have my RYT in an Indra Devi method program called Spiritual Yoga Training. I chose this program as it was a gentle loving yoga program also focusing on spiritual awareness. This was the opposite of who I was, “The Type A” personality. Intuitively I knew this was a gift of balance for me. The Yin “feminine” with the Yang “Masculine.” I have also taken many workshops and advanced trainings through the years including Yogafit level 1 & 2, Yogafit kids, Ansura workshops, Iyengar yoga with Brenda Flemming and my mentor Monica Mesa is a Master Shiva Rea trainer. I teach Energy Medicine Yoga( Lauren Walker), a yoga form integrates Energy Medicine (Donna Eden) with yoga. Energy Medicine works with the energy systems in the body such as chakras and meridians to bring the body in balance to use our energy efficiently. I also use the Five elements in releasing emotions through movement.
My main passion is incorporating qigong spiral movement and other Meditative Buddhist movement forms, learned in Thailand, into my yoga in Sedona. This stemmed from being a Nia white belt teacher which incorporated dance, martial arts and healing arts into movement. I found my yoga needed more fluidity. I embraced this integration into my yoga practice. I have also studied Primordial Qigong & The Five Elements with Kenneth Cohen adding Qigong.
I am a ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness teacher since 2002. I use functional life movements, balance work, yoga and a Full “Being” approach. Meeting the body where it is at. Postural support to open the body and work on stability and flexibility to decrease pain is a key in my approach. I have a unique approach with also being a bodyworker.
I teach the following fitness classes: