Julie discovered yoga during her 17th year of teaching preschool. Quickly falling in love with the practice, she took her first children’s yoga teacher training 3 months later in July 2008. She immediately started sharing yoga and mindfulness classes with the students at the preschool she was director/ teacher at. In 2011 wanting to deepen her own practice and make a life change Julie traveled to Rishikesh, India for her 200hr Hatha yoga teacher training. Upon returning from India she started her yoga teacher journey teaching 2-97 year olds. Throughout the past 8 years Julie has continued her yoga and meditation teacher training with many trainings including a 300hr yoga therapy training, Trauma-Informed yoga teacher training and most recently a meditation teacher training. Julie children’s yoga trainings include: YogaKids Foundations, Creative Relaxation Yoga Therapy for children with special needs- levels 1 and 2 with Louise Goldberg. Yoga for Children with ADHD, Autism and those who are Differently-Abled with Radiant Child Yoga. Childlight Yoga Trauma Informed Yoga and Mindfulness for Children, Childlight Yoga for Youth Athletes. Julie is passionate about her teaching, she shares it a very approachable way. In addition to her yoga training Julie has an associates degree in early childhood education. When she’s not teaching Julie enjoys spending time with rescue pup Charmin, her family and friends. Taking yoga classes, reading and walking with Charmin.