Teacher certification: RYT 200 from Cleveland Yoga
Ph.D in urban education with a specialization in learning and development. I have been a public school educator for 29 years!
Hometown: Cleveland Heights
How many years have you practiced yoga: 10
Favorite yoga pose: Triangle and Tree
Words to live by: “Be a Goldfish” -Ted Lasso
Why did you start practicing yoga: Back pain after surgeries
Mantra or daily affirmation: Cultivate What Matters
Favorite Book: Any Nonfiction about self improvement focused on positivity
What informs your practice: I feel like my breath has become an indicator of what my practice will be like
Your advice for beginner yogis: just do it… you don’t have to be flexible… yoga is for EVERY body.
3 Words to Describe You: passionate, motivated, reflective
The pose that challenges you the most: Inversions
The best advice you've ever received: Have fun (my mom says it all the time!)
What's your teaching style: focused on alignment, point-to-point instruction… my style is clear and concise… I am a minimalist teacher
What do you do for fun: Spend time with family, friends, my dogs, organizing anything I can.
What are you most grateful for: The fact that I was able to make major changes in my professional life and find true happiness as an educator after age 50!
What brings you peace: Quiet evenings with my family
Where is your happy place: Sanibel or anywhere along M22 in N. Michigan
Who/what inspires you the most: children and adults who are willing to be lifelong learners
Instagram handle: @erinherbruck