Heather first found Baptiste Yoga in 2014 by seeking an alternative workout to strength training. The experience was invigorating and challenged her physically, mentally, and brought a focused attention to the mindfulness. She found a new passion for whole body wellness and her commitment to the practice quickly grew. She attended her first Baptiste training “Being of Power” in 2015 and, inspired by the methodology, completed the 200 hour “Expand Your Power” teacher training at WVPY in the Spring of 2016. Shequickly continued on her path to Baptiste Certification by attending Level One training in Sedona just weeks later.Full-time, Heather is a transportation Operations Manager. A 3rd generation trucking operations and company owner, Heather has a background in business, accounting, and 15 years in administrative/operations management. She is a wellness + safety speaker and advocate, her focus is fleet safety and operations through which her management has sparked an industry change that models a healthy trucking culture and Total Worker Health. She spearheaded a wellness application for The Oregon Trucking Association and has brought her love of yoga to her industry applying wellness and mindfulness methodology into her safety trainings. Heather further extended her passion for personal wellness by creating a community service program that offers yoga free of charge to at-risk populations.As an instructor, Heather is joyful and energetic. She aims to bring practitioners a physically challenging experience, offering support, personal inquiry and space to create new possibilities in their practice. When she is not in the studio, or at her office, she can be found challenging herself outdoors. She enjoys hiking, snowboarding, paddle boarding, surfing and exploring the best of the Pacific Northwest with her sons Evan and Kaden.