Throughout my life, I have always loved to serve and help others. I believe one of the reasons I love teaching yoga is because I feel as though I am giving something to people, providing them with something they are in need of, and that makes me feel incredibly fulfilled. Yoga has also changed the way I see myself and others, something I struggled with as a child. Since finding my yoga practice at 13yo, I have begun a long journey of practicing and teaching, but, ultimately, I have found my passion.
Over the past four years, I have invested many hours in creating a fun and safe space for my yoga students and I hope to continue to do that. Therefore, I am trying to make my dream of completing my 200 RYT (Registered Yoga Training) certification a reality. This is the next certification a person in my shoes would complete, but it is also an extremely costly one. Although I have taught over 250 hours as it is, this certification is needed to teach at any studio in the country, something I’m unable to do with the certifications I currently have. The skillset I would obtain through this training would provide me with many more opportunities to lead yoga to populations of people I would like to. Since I began teaching, I have volunteered my time to teach at-risk youth, youth dealing with childhood obesity, college athletes, and other philanthropic organizations. I promise to continue to give back to the community in this way after completing this certification.
For me, this is much more than an expensive set of classes; it is a part of my journey as a future educator, fitness instructor, volunteer and mentor. It is paving the way to a much longer investment of rewarding people with the essence of movement, breathe, and meditation, encouraging others to find ease where there is pain and comfort where there is hesitation.
- Lucas Celler
- Katie Zeiger
- Ashley Torres
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