My journey of mindfulness began during a transitional time where I found myself disconnected from my mind, body, and the outside world. Yoga had always been a part of my life, but was mostly viewed as a good work out. After hitting a few walls with Western medicine, I decided to take matters into my own hands and turned to alternative practices for both the mind and body. I began educating myself on diet and health, discovering allergens and intolerances. This new awareness of my body and alignment yoga practice inspired me to pursue Yama Yoga’s 200-hour teacher training. I began the training with two things in mind--to learn how to practice safer and to be an advocate for future students. I believe everyone has the right to feel good. I admire those who openly share knowledge and work to create a better tomorrow for the generations to come.