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A LIFE OF PURPOSE + PASSION

NATURE + YOGA = MY MEDICINE

A JOURNEY OF HEALING

For over 20 years I have been walking the ancient path of yoga. What began as a hopeful quest to reduce epileptic seizures became a journey of study, service, and purpose. Yoga whispered to me its magical powers and continues to refine me from inside, out.

My inborn curiosity and the quest to know how yoga stopped my seizures, led me to two decades of study and service with the International Sivananda Organization. Through my affiliation within one lineage [Saraswati], I was able to dive deeply into the multifaceted nuances of classical yoga.

Whether online, near ocean seas or Himalayan peaks, you will likely hear me sharing a yoga fun fact or discussing the possibility to reverse climate change. I have a passion for spreading a hopeful message about answering Mother Nature's call for personal + planetary refinement.

PILLARS OF SERVICE + EDUCATION

MY FOUR DIRECTIONS

East

WISDOM

Ancient Yoga includes many branches of knowledge; philosophy, psychology, spirituality, ecology, medicine, and more. Yoga wisdoms include both theory and practices to live in harmony. When we embody these wisdoms, we are empowered to be advocates for positive change.

North

REVERENCE

Living with a sense of awe, wonder and deep gratitude offers many benefits + gifts. Reverence is the essence of a living heart-forward which brings presence, authenticity, connection, and love into daily life. Reverence is living with the attitude that all life is sacred.

West

REWILDING

Humans spend 93% of life indoors and an average of 8+ hours a day on a device. We have been striped from our natural habitat and encouraged to live an artificial, domesticated life. Rewilding is a heart opening, life-enhancing practice that reveals your authentic self expression.

South

TRANSFORMATION

The heart of Lila's teachings is transformation. She advocates for ongoing personal + planetary refinement. Her lineage-rooted, earth-honoring content stimulates growth inside, out. Nature is always changing. And we are nature. Let's blossom into a flower of optimism, joy, unity, and transformation.

EDUCATION + CERTIFICATIONS

A PEEK INTO MY JOURNEY

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Continued Education
Pachamama Game Changer Intensive 8-week course, 2020
Pachamama Drawdown Online Course, 2020
Drawdown Conference on Climate Crisis, 2019
Omega Institute's Ecological Literacy Program, 2018
Bhagavad Gita Studies with Prem Sadasivananda, 2015 - 2017
Sadhana Intensive (2-week Hatha Yoga Immersion), 2013
300hr Sivananda Advanced Teacher Training Course, 2011
Advanced Bhagavad Gita Course 40 hours, 2011
Advanced Advaita Vedanta Certification 100 hours, 2010
200hr Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course, 2000
 
Accreditations + Affiliations
Yoga Alliance ERYT-500
Yoga Alliance Continued Education Provider (YACEP)
IAYT: International Association of Yoga Therapists
Pachamama Alliance Partnership
Media + Collaborations
Sacred Space Ritual, Pachamama Alliance Collaboration, 2020
Kingston Radio Interview & Podcast Collaboration, 2019
Yoga Journal: Good Karma Awards DeafYoga Foundation, 2018
United Nations Speaker, International Day of Yoga 2018 (37:14)
Whole Living Magazine Cincinnati, October 2016
Yoga Journal Teacher Feature, July 2016
Yoga Journal Article (Yoga in ASL), December 2011
NY1 TV Station "New Yorker of the Week" 2009
WellWoman Radio Interview, 2009
American Hearing Research Foundation Article, 2009
Yoga Journal Article, 2008
ABC7 News Interview Chicago, 2006
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