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awakening

spiritual fire

 
 

It all started when…

I remembered I have never been broken. And I have never not been broken.

I heard clearly, “It’s time.”

I decided to reclaim my inherent worth and power to shine vibrantly in this world.

I called out to gather other warriors of compassion & light.

 

About

I am both a practitioner and educator of the science and philosophy of Tantric Hatha Yoga. An initiate of the Tantric Sri Vidya tradition – a 5,000 year-old living tradition of the Himalayan Masters – I am a proud graduate of the very first Sri Yoga Teacher Training in the fall of 2010.  With a B.A. in Biological Sciences from Columbia University, I maintain certification as an RYT 500 and E-RYT 200 yoga educator, as well as in Yoga 4 Teens and Prenatal Vinyasa. With over 16 years of classroom teaching experience and 6 years of studio teaching experience, I continue to study Tantra and train with my teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Yogarupa Rod Stryker, Jean Mazzei and Brenna Geehan. I am also a student of Sanskrit and certified by the Himalayan Institute to teach the Yoga Sutras.

With a firm belief in the promise of yoga as freedom in the world (rather than freedom from the world), I seek to awaken and align others’ on a path of self-inquiry, healing, and ultimately self-mastery. I guide my students back to the inherent flow of joy and steadiness that exists within. I integrate the tools of yoga (gentle asana, bandha, mudra, kriya, mantra + meditation) to create a balanced, inspired and invigorating practice that nourishes the spirit as much as the body and mind. 

I will always be a student. I continue to study tantra and train with my teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait and Yogarupa Rod Stryker and hold the teachings close to my heart.