I have been practicing yoga since I was fourteen. Every day after school I would practice along with a VHS tape and it was one of the first things I learned to do “for myself.” This continued through college. Yoga introduced me to friends, mentors and leaders who, to this day, help me to
- Be true to myself;
- Compassionate to others; and
- Fierce in my pursuit of peace (it takes effort!).
I bring all my energy and whatever wisdom I’ve gleaned so far to the Hines Center and to our incredible members and students. Every moment I spend with them is a gift.
And this is my gift in return. Of the things I’ve learned, this is what I practice every day, and what I believe has made all the difference: