Welcome, Wild One
I know what it’s like.
I know what it's like to be the odd one out, the weirdo, the one that doesn't quite fit in or belong.
I know what it's like to trudge through life, feeling overwhelmed by all that I'm doing so that I can be seen as good enough.
I know what it's like to feel like I'll never be good enough.
I know what it's like to be filled with rage while trying to contain it and mask it.
I know what it's like to stand unflinching, in the face of someone else's rage, while my insides crumbled and hardened, knowing that I cannot show my weakness.
I know what it's like to feel completely out of control of my actions, body, and mind.
I know what it's like to be filled with an inexplicable deep, aching sadness.
I also know…
I also know what it's like to find those first moments of peace.
Like a spring bud, breaking way, against all odds.
I know what it's like to feel terrified of good things happening, because of anticipation of the other shoe to drop.
I know what it's like to realize that the other shoe is not going to drop.
I know what it's like to discover and rediscover myself. To realize that the beliefs I've held onto about myself and the world, were never my own to begin with.
I know what it's like to re-imagine a life that is truly my own.
I know what it's like to meet my Inner Child, the Sacred Rebel, and the Wild Woman within me, and to embrace them with open arms.
I know what it's like to soften into the knowing that these parts of me are my truest nature, not something to be tamed or shamed.
I know what it's like to peel off the layers of masks I've worn, hiding those parts of me.
I know what it's like to feel sunlight on my cheek and weightlessness in my heart. To know that I have found myself, and all is well.
I found solace and healing in yoga, which opened the doors to a whole spiritual community and way of being.
I continue to explore different modalities of self-development and spiritual development and I teach you what I know has worked for me.
I guide women seeking a deeper understanding of their wild nature. Through my yoga classes, womxn's circles, writing, and coaching, I create space for a loving discovery and remembrance of who you are beneath the masks you've worn and the walls you've built. I am your cheerleader and advocate to step into the world with the courage to live a life that is truly yours.
Trainings and Certifications:
200-Hr Registered Yoga Teacher with Amy Beth Treciokas, Yoga Now
Yin Yoga Certification with Darlene Van Der Hoop
Mindful Resilience Trauma-Informed Yoga with Veteran's Yoga Project
Womxn's Circle Leader with The Wild Woman Project
Art, Design, and Photography
Bachelor of Fine Arts with emphasis in Visual Communications and Photography from School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Wedding and event photographer since 2010
User Interface Designer since 2012
International Coach Federation Certified Coach with Inner Glow Circle