I’ve began taking Yoga 11 years ago after having my first child. The idea of intentional movement with conscious breath was a welcoming idea due to my dance background. I was blessed to have my first instructor teach me from the beginning to meet myself were I was at in the moment. Acceptance lead to growth. Growth gave way to confidence. Confidence birthed a willingness to try new things.
8 years ago, I earned my 200 hour Yoga certification from KC Fitness Link with Darryl Olive. In January of 2012, I completed my Chair Yoga Certification with Lakshmi Voelker founder of Get Fit Where You Sit. My goal as a yoga instructor is to share a balanced approach to yoga. I want my students to understand proper alignment, along with the importance of proper breathe in each pose. Let’s not forget… a strong sense of self too. In sharing a strong foundation, my hope is that my students will have the opportunity to find acceptance, growth, and confidence within themselves.
I’ve had the opportunity to teach a Matt Ross Community Center, 50 Plus Program of Johnson County Parks and Recreation, City of Lenexa Senior Center, as well as Children’s Mercy Hospital, and I’m looking forward to sharing our approach to yoga at our own yoga space: YouYoga
Ericka Bell, CYT 200, LVCYT, Blogger
Creator of YouYoga