In 2007 I signed up for my first Yin Yoga Workshop, I actually had no idea what Yin Yoga was.

I just recognized the teacher Paul Grilley from his Anatomy For Yoga DVD which had completely changed both my practice and my teaching.

So I signed up. It was a weekend workshop that changed my Yoga practice and teaching forever!

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That first dabble in Yin Yoga created a Yin Yoga love affair that is still going strong today. After that workshop I felt amazing both physically and energetically.

My body had a feeling of space and openness that I had never experienced before, energetically I felt a deep peace and quiet within myself that was completely new to
me.

As a recovering ‘Type A’ personality, and a Yogini with some very tight muscles and fascia (from my previous life as a body builder) Yin was exactly what I needed.

I immediately bought Paul’s DVD Yin Yoga and began to practice with it 2-3 times a week in addition to my Hatha Yoga practice.

In 2010 I decided that I needed to learn more about Yin Yoga so that I could deepen my practice and offer this powerful practice to my students.

So I signed up for my first of many teacher training with Paul and Suzee Grilley.

I have now completed 500 hours of Yin Yoga teacher training with the Paul and Suzee (and plan to do much more) and I am honored to call them my teachers.

The breadth of knowledge, compassion and humility of this amazing couple is unsurpassed in my books and is something that is difficult to put into words.

My love of Yin Yoga and my own healing journey also sparked an interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Taoism.

So I have since completed 3 years of Chinese Medicine studies at Pacific Rim College. Which has enriched my Yin Yoga teaching ten fold. and given me a unique skill set to train Yin Yoga Teachers.

If you want to learn more about my Yin trainings and apprenticeships, please visit my Yin Yoga Teacher Training page.