Favorite inspirational quote: "Because you are alive, everything is possible." ~Thich Nhat Hanh
When/where/with who was your first yoga class? My first experience with Yoga was a Rodney Yee VHS tape. Everything changed after that, and I began to attend classes from there.
What / who inspires you? Music, family and friends.
What I love most about yoga is: The shift that occurs within my emotions, physical body and thoughts. The practice always leaves me feeling light and simple.
What you might not know about me: I've spent many years working as a professional bass player. I've performed and/or recorded throughout Western Europe, Japan and the U.S.
Best advice you’ve ever received (from who?): "Keep looking for the pretty notes"
My favorite book: Light on Life - B.K.S Iyengar.
Favorite Word: Breathe
Local escape: Trails in the woods near where I grew up. Beals Preserves. Part of the Southborough Open Land Foundation.
My favorite thing to do (other than yoga): I love to be creative. Whether it be creating new music or simply cooking a good meal.
Favorite inspirational quote: You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
When/where/with who was your first yoga class? At my Mom’s (Shawn Shaw) first studio in our house(converted bedroom – yoga studio)
What / who inspires you? My mother-( my first yoga teacher), my sister because she exudes confidence, Johnny and Diana from Empowered Yoga and Bob Marley for his world views and perspective on people, love and life.
What I love most about yoga is: I can feel like I’ve eliminated the bad, and added the good.
What you can’t live without? Music, guitar, yoga and working out…ice cream!
What you might not know about me: I still love to be on my skateboard.
Best advice you’ve ever received (from who?): Be Yourself. Everyone else is already taken!
My favorite book: “Where the wild things are”.
Favorite Word: Infectious
Local escape: After the yoga studio(Metrowest of course) ..The Ashland Res
My favorite thing to do(other than yoga): Play my guitar