I feel wonderful now, and I’m able to enjoy my sons as they are growing up, whether it involves running, jumping, climbing, swimming & walking long distances. After years of back problems that forced me into physical therapy and using medication to take off the edge, I wanted a remedy that wasn’t dependent on prescriptions or medical appointments.
I thought yoga would be a natural way to heal and develop a manageable approach to lifelong exercise, but I couldn’t get the direct and consistent instruction I felt I needed in classes to progress.
I taught aerobics for 10 years while in college and graduate school and I had a complete misperception of yoga and its benefits.
Through training with Kelly, I have discovered that I could get a true workout where my body would shake and beads of sweat would magically appear while ending the session feeling like I had just had a massage.
Her post-session e-mails are always thorough and incredibly helpful, and her thoughtful responses to my mid-week questions about difficulties practicing or even just coping with pulled muscles are priceless.
For years, I have watched others participate in yoga classes and decided that it was not for me.
I loved it, but my hectic work life got in the way of making it to the studio on a regular basis.
Several years ago, I developed a health condition that affects the way I look and makes it very difficult for me to exercise in front of other people.
The individualized attention allows me to understand the look and feel of the poses and to practice on my own.
The follow-up and email suggestions have helped me incorporate yoga in my daily life and travel. I have always loved yoga but just could not work most studio classes into my schedule.
The post-pregnancy back-to-shape yoga sessions have been equally valuable, for both body and mind.
“I started doing yoga on a regular basis a little over a year ago.
Practicing in my home also allowed me to achieve a deep level of complete comfort and vulnerability that I have found unachievable in a group environment.