About The Teacher

I believe that yoga will find you when you're ready for it. Yoga found me while suffering from a knee injury I incurred running the NYC marathon. In the beginning, I used yoga as an alternative to the gym. Soon I found myself coming back again and again, seeking refuge in my practice amid my hectic life in New York City.

In 2012, curiosity led me to sign up for Yoga Vida's 200-Hour Teacher Training with the intention to simply learn more about yoga. It was the most profound and deeply transformative experience of my life. I couldn't silence the nagging desire to become a teacher. The program brought light to a new direction in my life. I began teaching, refining my skills and deepening my studies by apprenticing under Cat Acquaviva in Yoga Vida's 100 Hour Mentorship Program.

After teaching in New York, my desire to explore our beautiful planet led me to Seoul, South Korea where I taught English and community yoga classes for expats. My year abroad culminated with a trip to South India, where I studied Sivananda Yoga at their ashram in Trivandrum. Before returning to my home state of Texas, I completed the Jivamukti Yoga School's 300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training in Costa Rica. I am now settled in Houston, teaching vinyasa flow, meditation, various workshops, teacher trainings, and leading retreats.

I love that yoga allows me to be a forever student and has laid the ethical foundation upon which I live my life. In my classes, I strive to find balance in everything - effort and grace, strength and relaxation, masculine and feminine. I'm inspired most by Chinese Medicine, the teachings of the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita, and mother nature.

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

After participating in more yoga classes and events this year than in my entire life, I am yearning for the opportunity to attend a professional retreat. The opportunity to grow my practice, learn from talented students and teachers, and immerse myself in this gorgeous Red Feather Lakes sanctuary is the dream of a lifetime! Sara

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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