Over the past few months, I have been making progress in the paperwork department of my yoga teaching career. In order to start getting paid by the studio, there is a list of items that I need submit to them. Included in this list is my resume, headshot, bio, EIN #, and other types of documents for tax purposes. I figured that since I put together a Yoga resume, I might as well add it to my blog. However, not being particularly technologically savvy, I can't figure out how to do that! I have spent many minutes too many looking through possible gadgets and such, but I have only enough patience to post it this way right now!
My bio also follows:~My interest in yoga first developed some time around 1999 when I found a vintage yoga book in a thrift store in Austin that changed my life. Over the years, my interest grew as I went from teaching myself in my living room, to taking classes at studios in my neighborhood, to developing a committed home practice, completing an intensive 200hr. Teacher Training program in Pittsburgh, PA, and now blogging and teaching restorative yoga in Brooklyn. Throughout many changes in my life, yoga has been a support for me in many ways. Having experienced it’s numerous benefits physically, emotionally, and energetically, I believe that yoga is a key to unlocking happiness in several ways, but especially physically by releasing some of the pain and emotional discomfort that we hold onto deep in our bodies- areas such as the hips and shoulders and even our guts! By beginning to release that, we can begin to free ourselves emotionally, and that feels good. I currently teach gentle and restorative classes that support therapeutic release and deep relaxation. My classes are suitable for new students as well as advanced yogis. I honestly feel that every person in the world can benefit from practicing some form of yoga!
I ordered these super cute business cards on Moo.com. My only regret in designing them is that I did not include the address to this blog. I just couldn't find a look that I was happy with because wherever I placed it, it just seemed to crowd the space of the page, and I wanted to keep an open, light feel. That's OK because these are my first yoga business cards and I'm sure I'll end up ordering some other ones once I have given all of these away.