Kelly’s teaching style reflects her belief in the healing and transformative power of accessible alignment based asana, meditation, and pranayama as tools to heal both the body and the heart. Always a student first, she acknowledges Mama Nature as her greatest teacher and inspiration. You will often experience her weaving her personal encounters into practice be it through vivid guided visualizations or simple grounding reminders to walk barefoot in the grass. “Yoga can seem really intense, intimidating and inaccessible. It’s important to me to create a space that feels playful and even fun in the midst of doing the hard work of self exploration.”
Kelly obtained her 200-hour certification in 2017, and her 300-hour certification in 2020, both under the instruction of her teacher, Neda Draupadi Honarvar, at Tough Love Yoga.
I’ve always been into some physical activity whether it be my short lived dancing or gymnastics career as a little girl or playing team sports like basketball and volleyball throughout my schooling. It’s always been really important to me to find a movement based activity that I can turn into a joyfully devoted and fun practice rather than an obligation.
“Little Wing” by Jimi Hendrix
To me, body positive means finding your worth and identity from within. It is from this place that I am able to find true acceptance of myself as I am today, here and now, no matter what that looks like.