About Janet

I was searching for an outlet that would challenge my body and quiet my mind after a series of life changing events.  Yoga quickly became that outlet, and ultimately a way of life. 

I love how yoga challenges my body, and the calming effect(s) yoga has on my mind allows me to approach life differently. I teach yoga to share the knowledge I have gained about the trans-formative powers of yoga. My quest to deepen my understanding of the mind/body connection yoga offers brought me to the jungle in Nicaragua where I completed an intense, full time training with Master Trainer Meghan Currie. My teaching style is upbeat and approachable, making all feel welcome. Classes will incorporate Hatha and Vinyasya styles of yoga.

At its most basic level, yoga is about noticing the mind/body connection, and using it to better understand yourself and realize you have everything within you that you need to navigate life. To me, yoga is about tuning into yourself, a moving meditation that links breath and movement to challenge the body while quieting the mind, allowing your spirit to shine. Yoga helps manage daily stress, anxiety, depression - even sadness and pain. Recognizing that these things live in our bodies, empowers us to work through and release them.

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Bachelor of Arts in Communications from De Paul University
Yoga Sculpt Training from CorePower Yoga
200 RYT with master trainer Meghan Currie
Philosophy teachings with Acharya Aman
Anatomy lessons from Lindsay Mayock

500+ hours of teaching experience with all levels of students in both studio and private settings.

Ongoing learning and exploration of the mind/body connection through workshops and my own practice with wonderful teachers

CPR & AED Certified

 

Training & Education