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I have been practicing yoga for over ten years. I was a girl in a time and place when athleticism by the likes of me was not celebrated. But, I found it for myself in the snow on the ski slopes and then running, through my twenties and to the starting line of a marathon at my fortieth birthday, and beyond. Always high on exertion, I continued to run and got on my bicycle and rode and then swam across lakes and dabbled in the pursuit of short triathlons.

In the meantime a nagging low back problem was not to be ignored. I tried many, many remedies. After over two years, after reaching a point where the limitations to my activity, including just walking, were not acceptable, I found myself in surgery. I was lucky. The outcome was good.

After the surgery, as means of recovery, I turned to yoga.

I am a certified yoga instructor, having completed the 200-hour Yogaworks Teacher Training Program. I have a specialty in “chair yoga,” having studied with Lakshmi Voelker, founder of “Get Fit Where you Sit” chair yoga. I currently teach chair yoga in the Boston area. I bring a playful spirit, and a dedication to working with yoga students of all ages and abilities.

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