My Story

After taking my first yoga class at age 11, I knew I had discovered something that would change my life. I was completely hooked. For the first time in my life I found myself developing confidence and control of my life. Eventually my practice brought me to Core Power Yoga's Fall 2013 Yoga Teacher Training in Santa Monica, CA where I completed their 200 RYT program. The training broadened my knowledge of the physical aspect of yoga and gave me a new confidence in teaching. Since then I have been a student under internationally-recognized instructors Seane Corn, Hala Khouri, and Suzanne Sterling through their Yoga, Purpose, and Action Leadership Training in Seattle, WA. This course further elevated my passion for service through yoga in the community. Upon returning to Los Angeles, I have also trained at Uprising Yoga training, where I became certified to teach yoga in juvenile halls.  

 

My Yoga Philosophy

True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed, yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been. Yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose; and for it to be truly called ‘yoga,’ it’s essence must be embodied.
— Aadil Palkhivala

My belief is that yoga is for everyone. No matter how old or too young, anyone can benefit from a regular yoga practice. My style of yoga is upbeat and light-hearted. The physical practice is only half of what yoga is about. I encourage my students to take their yoga into their daily life by choosing to make healthy lifestyle choices in everything from the food that they eat to the relationships they have with friends and family.