At the age of 19, I was in a terrible car accident that left me debilitating back and neck pain. At 23, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and 2 herniated discs in my low back. I was in so much pain that I couldn’t bend over to touch my toes. I was told by doctors that I needed surgery and was prescribed medications to ease the pain. Thankfully, I didn’t have the surgery, but I grew dependent on drugs and alcohol to numb the pain. Exercising was out of the question. I had never been one to exercise, but the thought of trying to move my body more than sitting on the couch was overwhelming.
At 27, I found yoga and Pilates and began to change my life. At age 33, with my husband and two baby boys (just 18 months apart), I moved to Florida and started Beach Yoga with Kerri. I ran local yoga classes at the beach for just $5. Everything seemed perfect, except my marriage was falling apart. My husband and I separated due to his alcoholism & my world was devastated. I began searching for healing, not only for my fibromyalgia but in my marriage as well.
It took many years of therapy, marriage counseling, 12 step recovery, and prayer to restore what was lost. I began to understand how my higher power, whom I choose to call God, speaks to us through our bodies and minds and how it is possible to surrender and trust that everything is exactly the way it is supposed to be.
Today, my husband and I have the relationship I have always dreamed of. No, it hasn’t been easy, but it has been worth it. I am living a life I never thought possible. I can do things with my body that doctors told me was impossible. I desire to help others discover that they can change and find freedom in their mind, body, and spirit.
I’m here to tell you change can happen for anyone. All it takes is a willing spirit and the courage to take the first step.
Are you having one of those days? This is the perfect class for you! We will be focusing on acceptance as we move through this lower body yoga flow to help release and let go of our current circumstances. Enjoy!
This is an awesome 31-minute class that works ALL your muscles like MAGIC! We are using the Pilates Ring and the small Pilates ball for this class. Enjoy!
This is an awesome slower-paced class that will give you some energy and will make you feel great! Grab two yoga blocks and meet me on your mat. All levels.
If you are looking for a class to give your energy and make you feel amazing, this is it! This class is 36 minutes and focuses on the lower body + the core!
Another MAGIC circle class! This class works the entire body in just 32 minutes! We have some fun dynamic ring work in this class to give you a strong core, arms, and backside! All levels welcome to take this class.
Get ready for some fire! This class will work your arms and legs in a dynamic and fun way using socks or sliders. If you don’t have hard floors, try using paper plates to slide on your carpet. You will want two yoga blocks and a yoga mat for this class. Enjoy!
If you only have a few minutes and you want to work your arms, try this class! It’s just 7 minutes long but you will definitely feel it!
Short on time but want to still make time for your practice? This short 18-minute yoga flow will get your blood flowing and give you a quick but effective full-body practice.