About The Teacher

From United States. A teacher of Tantra yoga & meditation, Erica embarked on her yogic journey in 2006, practicing and studying Yin Yoga for a number of years with “Sunshine” Celesti. From here she began to explore and develop her own practice, drawing influence from Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Kundalini, Acro-Yoga and finally tantric yoga with Durga’s Tiger School. In addition to her yogic practice, Erica involves herself in art, performance and teaching. She has played with Capoeria and attended many Afro-Cuban & Afro-Brazilian dance workshops with Donna Oefinger, the director of the Axe Dide Dance Company in Portland, Oregon.

After graduating from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 2007, she moved on to receive her Masters in Fine Art from the University of Cincinnati in 2012

n 2011 Erica received a Travel Grant for a photographic documentary project working with the indigenous peoples of Ecuador. While traveling for this project she fell in love with the energy of this country! She has intensively studied plant medicine, holistic health-care and herbalism for many years and continues to work with Shamanistic communities & power plants in both the US & South America.

Erica strives to infuse all aspects of her life with the tantric philosophy. She believes that all people have a right to treat themselves with kindness and work to achieve a state of balance. Namaste!

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