P.Y. How did you get interested in Yoga?
L.K. “Yoga has always fascinated me…as a teenager, I would read my little yoga book called, “Introduction to Yoga”, by Richard Hittleman and attempt to do the postures. I don’t even remember what attracted me to yoga in the beginning, except that I have always been a mystical person at heart. Somehow, I knew that the practice of yoga was much more than just doing physical postures.
Fast forward through my life after raising my family, my interested in yoga resurfaced and I began taking classes here and there around the Fort Wayne area. I knew that a yoga practice would help me with the anxiety I was dealing with. I subscribed to Yoga Journal magazine years before developing my practice and one day walked into “Mind Your Body” yoga studio to inquire about a position at the front desk. As fate would have it, my timing was perfect and I finally began my yoga journey! Yoga has been an integral part of my life ever since and my teaching has evolved with the wonderful trainings and encouragement I have received here at Pranayoga Institute.
P.Y. What has been the most important aspect for you living your yoga and sharing with your students?
L.K. As my personal practice has developed to include the five pillars of yoga: right exercise, right breathing, right thinking, right nutrition and right relaxation, finding balance has been key to my approach in teaching and living my life in equanimity.”