Erika began studying yoga in 1988 as she was pursuing a career in dance. It was yoga that changed her life and ever since that first yoga class she has been an avid student. Her yoga studies include Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga, Anusara, Yin and some therapeutic yoga studies. Erika is a certified Yoga Works teacher and teacher trainer and currently teaches in both the 200 and 300 hour Yoga Works teacher training programs.
Erika is a teacher of teachers. Her depth, precision and skill has supported many yoga students to deepen both their practice and their love of yoga. Her classes are thoughtful and strong and yet allow for every person to have a supportive and individualized practice. Erika has worked with multiple ages, abilities, and interests throughout her yoga teaching career. Her teaching is as compassionate as it is skillful.
Erika is a certified Mindfulness Meditation teacher and a certified Psychosynthesis Life Counselor & Coach. She has studied and taught Qigong for the past 25 years and often brings a little of this breath inspired practice into her retreats.
Alignment based flow
Yoga is a way of life for me.