Life can be transformative, and I am happy to dive in with heart and soul. Transitional times are interesting with there ebbs and flows. I had Bodhi almost 2 years ago. Being a mom has inspired me to be a better person. It seems there are many signs pointing me in new directions so here I go. I am on a year long journey training to be a Yoga Health Coach. To me what this means is that I get to dive into my most hidden corners of my mind and reform my thoughts so that I can create the reality I want and live from a place of joy and gratitude. So stick around and I will share what I have learned and continue learning with you.
As a mountain guide, I have been sharing yoga with people in a mountain setting for years now leading yoga ski trips, yoga rock climbing adventures, and teaching yoga whenever I can on mountaineering trips around the world in places like Denali, Nepal, Indonesia, and locally here in Utah. I started doing yoga 12 years ago after I had been guiding for several years. It has helped me save my body from the pounding I was imposing on it carrying heavy packs and climbing up mountains. Through yoga I have learned how to listen to my body, how to breath more fully, and how to calm my mind in a way that makes everything I do in life more vibrant.
I did my first yoga training in Nepal, which was a 200hr intensive month long training through Sapta Yoga International. I went into the training directly after guiding a 3 week trip over there where I had worked myself into a very painful back problem. I was hoping to heal it in the training and greatfully it worked. Where I could not bend over or move my back at all in the beginning, by the end I could fold myself in half and had more flexibility than ever in my life. I realized the power we have to heal our own bodies with yoga, nutrition, and meditation.
I have since participated in Anusara training including Immersion 1,2, and 3 and Teacher Trainings 1 and 2. I feel grateful to have learned very specific alignment techniques to teach while weaving in a heart theme into each class. Most recently I participated in an 85hr Prenatal Yoga Teacher training. I am currently pregnant with my first child and have found the yoga to be so powerful and special during this time. It is a transformative period for the body, mind and soul, and yoga helps make this transformation more beautiful and special.
Yoga has shaped in changed my life in so many ways, I hope to share more stories with you. I practice embodying the greatest love and seeing the highest in myself and others! Namaste to you all!!