Peace Love Light Yoga
In addition to photography, I am also a 200-hour certified yoga teacher. I teach Yoga 101 at a local college in Portland, and lead youth yoga sessions, along with mindfulness and breathing exercises in person and via Zoom.
I chose the name Peace Love Light Yoga for my practice because those are the three elements that keep me going, and yoga is the perfect avenue to instill peace, love and light in others. These three words are much more than letters put together, they have deep meaning, and are a part of the core values that I hold close to my heart.
I found yoga years ago when I was twenty years old, and my husband (boyfriend at the time) had gifted me a class pass to attend a small yoga studio in Santa Clara, California. Upon arriving, I could clearly see and feel that I didn’t belong. The hole in my sock became very noticeable all of a sudden, and my t-shirt and workout pants were not up to par with all of the fancy sports bras and yoga leggings that were on the bodies surrounding me. I sat in the back of the room, nearly one move behind the rest of the students throughout the duration of the class.
It took years for me to come back to yoga after that, and now that I have completed yoga training and offer my own yoga classes, inclusivity is one of my biggest goals. I never want anyone to feel out of place in my classes, which is why I take an “every body is a yoga body” approach to this practice.
Free Kids Yoga Classes
We offer free kids yoga classes every month. Our free kids yoga classes always include:
- Physical and mental challenges
- The five senses
- Motor coordination (including fine and gross motor skills + hand-eye coordination)
- Dozens of other things that will benefit your child’s development.
Yoga Sign up
- *includes 5 yoga classes to be used in one week (Monday-Sunday availability)
- *class package can be used any time dates are available. (e.g., 8 days in a row, 1 day per week for 8 weeks, etc.)