Where do you live?
RYT 200, LDPY (2015); Baptiste Level 1 (2015); Baptiste Advanced Art of Assisting (2016)
# of years teaching yoga:
Do you have a second professional life?
High School English Teacher.
What are your outside interests outside the studio?
Reading, writing, traveling, hiking, Shakespeare.
Where’s your favorite space to rejuvenate in the city?
On a beautiful day, I love to sit under a tree in Prospect Park journaling and writing and daydreaming, but if it’s chilly then I go to La Colombe a few blocks down the road from the Den.
Favorite pre- and post-yoga snacks/meals:
Pre-yoga: coconut water // Post-yoga: vegan mac and cheese.
What’s your favorite pose?
Forearm Stand because it makes me feel badass // Frog Pose because it makes me feel my feelings.
The pose I have a complicated relationship with:
What song can you put on repeat?
Love Myself by Hailee Steinfeld.
Yoga gives me:
strength to be myself.
When I was little I wanted to be:
an actress/veterinarian/UN Ambassador.
I want to change:
my hair cut/color.
I want to give:
When I wake up I:
tell myself it’s going to be a great day.
When I teach I feel:
When I practice I get:
sweaty, energized, REAL!