At first yoga was just another workout, another way to mix things up at the gym, but once Kirsten discovered that she no longer needed her weekly chiropractor appointments for her chronic lower back pain it quickly evolved into something so much more. It became her passion. She discovered firsthand the physical healing benefits of yoga and was excited to share this with the world.
Kirsten is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) with the Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS). She completed her training at the Drishti Yoga Teacher Training Institute (DYTTI) with a focus in Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga. This style of yoga incorporates cardio, strength, balance, flexibility, and meditation into one class and with over 13 years of yoga experience she is able to work with students of all levels, from beginners to experienced yogis.
She has continued her yoga education since her training and also has experience in Beginner’s Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Child Yoga, and Chair Yoga. Yoga really is for everyone!
Ashley has practiced many styles of yoga including Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Restorative, Chair, Hatha, Kundalini, and Ashtanga Yoga. She primarily teaches Vinyasa Flow Yoga which offers all aspects of yoga benefits including stretching, balance, cardio, strength training, core work, and meditation. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) with the Yoga Alliance having received her certification through the Drishti Yoga Teacher Training Institute and is currently working towards her (RYT500).
Ashley teaches to all age age groups and yoga levels. She really enjoys doing yoga with her five year old son who loves “animal yoga” and eleven year old Labrador retriever named Olive (a must see!).
Ashley previously practiced as a Guardian Ad Litem Attorney representing children in abuse situations and adoptions. During this time, she repeatedly experienced the benefit of breathing techniques and meditation or “quiet time” for children and adults working through difficult situations. She has continually returned to the teachings of yoga and meditation over her last 17 years of practice in order to help others physically, mentally, and emotionally.