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Stacy has been a devoted student of yoga since 2001 and teaching since 2011. She completed her 200-hour and 300-hour certifications at Yogaview in Chicago. She has additional certifications in Yoga Therapeutics and Restorative Yoga and has studied and been influenced by many lineages including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Iyengar and Yin. Stacy teaches Vinyasa Flow that is rooted in well balanced alignment, thoughtful sequencing, conscious movement and breath awareness. Stacy creatively blends her love of music and meditative sequencing to provide a dynamic experience that is powerful and challenging, and also accessible. Her intention in teaching is to create a space for students of all levels to safely connect to their internal awareness and body's intelligence.
In addition to teaching yoga, Stacy is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and offers wellness coaching on holistic nutrition and integrating mindfulness and yogic lifestyle principles into daily life. She is certified in Reiki and Thai Massage and is a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Sociology from Indiana University and her past experience includes operating as Managing Director of Exhale Spa Chicago and then serving as Global Promotions Director for the acclaimed spa brand. Additionally, Stacy is a two time brand ambassador for Lululemon Athletica.
Stacy's approach to teaching, coaching and her own practice is one of openness and compassion. Yoga and meditation have positively impacted every aspect of her life and she is grateful for the opportunity to serve others by sharing the therapeutic and healing benefits of these practices.