In time, yoga and meditation infused all aspects of her life, and eventually led to a career change—after twenty years of teaching British Literature, she retired from academia and currently teaches yoga and meditation full time.
Cheryl brings an interdisciplinary approach to her students, combining mindfulness and movement to restore body / mind unity, invite self-discovery, and deepen self-compassion.
Drawing inspiration from mentors as diverse as Julliard dance instructor Irene Dowd and MBSR pioneer Jon Kabat Zinn, Cheryl’s approach includes utilizing breath, imagination, and curiosity to encourage a moment-to-moment experience of connection to self and others. Through anatomical alignment and mindful movement, her yoga and meditation practice promotes a radiantly healthy body-mind-spirit.
MBSR training, UMASS, Boston, MA, 2017
Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training, Integral Yoga Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2016/2017
RYT 200, Dallas Yoga Center, Dallas, TX, 2015/16
BA, MA Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 1990/2000
Sandi continued her exploration and study of yoga, training and receiving her 200 hour RYT in 2014. She is continuing her training in yoga therapy and is a member of the IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists). Sandi believes that yoga therapy is a wonderful tool for healing and recovery.
Sandi’s background in engineering is now very much a part of her teaching. It's with that mindset that she teaches students to connect with healthy and safe anatomical alignment and transitions in their practice. As a teacher, it's her goal to help students find a sense of joy, steadiness and ease in yoga.
200 Hour YTT Certification - North Texas Yoga
RYT200 - Yoga Alliance (over 800 hours teaching)
IAYT Member - Training in Yoga Therapy at SYTAR 2014