Hometown: Breezy Point, NY
Birthday: June 27
Training/education: SUNY New Paltz BS '06, Yoga Vida 200 hr Spring '15, Sky Ting Mentorship Fall '15
Mentor: Chloe Kernaghan, Krissy Jones, Tamara Levinson @Cuchira, and Lady Gaga
Favorite prop: 7 blocks, a strap, and oils.
Primary practice: Freestyle asana with pelvic floor engagement and Ujjayi breathing + Spirit animal shamanic journey meditations!
Teaching style: Inviting + invigorating. Purposeful sequencing with meditative alignment cueing. Spin Teacher since '08. I like to heat up the body making room for change. I aim to leave students with a sense of strength in hearing our authentic voices.
What poses do you always teach: Tree + Warrior 2 + Triangle + Janu sirsasana
Favorite pose? Navasana (boat pose) + Vasisthasana (side plank)
Least favorite pose? Navasana (boat pose) + Ankle to Knee Pose
NYC neighborhood: Rockaway Beach
Favorite fruit: Avocado
Favorite tunes for yoga: Emancipator, Sylvan Esso, Matisyahu, Jack Johnson
Most embarrassing yoga moment?: When I share way too much in class :D
Interests outside of yoga: Cooking Dancing Writing Costuming Parading + The Ocean.
Special talent: Connecting with others + holding comfortable space.
Hunter or gatherer: Gatherer/sharer of light.
What word do you always spell wrong: Necessary?
Alien life?: 💯 (if no emoticons) '100%'
Anything else you want to add? I am also a Holistic Health Coach, sharing love for every person on this earth. 'Your Love is the best medicine, I shine like Edison whenever I let it in. Love is the Power that opens every flower and transforms this coward into a champion' + MC Yogi
Social media handle/website: @stretchinginpublic, stretchinginpublic.com