Dawn brings a compassionate and nurturing feel to her classes, and creates and holds a safe space for her students to experience deep and profound awakenings. Yoga allows you to switch on the luminous, intuitive and creative part of yourself. By connecting to the luminous parts of ourselves, we discover and experience the truth that everything we need to know is within. Her intention is to become a catalyst for transformation and growth, and to help students find their individual paths towards a healthy mind, body and spirit.
Dawn is a full time therapeutic yoga teacher (E-RYT 500) with 25 years of yoga experience, with experience in private yoga yoga sessions and group classes in Washington/Metro area, and is the proprietress of East Meets West Yoga Center. Dawn’s therapeutic background includes Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Yoga for Depression & Anxiety, Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors through Duke Integrative Medicine, Yoga of the Heart (Cardiac and Cancer) Therapeutic Yoga, and is a certified Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist. Dawn is currently continuing her direction of study in Comprehensive Yoga Therapy with the YogaLife Institute.
Dawn has been leading Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2010 and co-leads the 200 and 500 hour, and prenatal Teacher Trainings (RPYT) at East Meets West Yoga Center. Dawn is a member of Yoga Alliance (YA), KRI, IAYT, and NAMA.
"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy." ~Rumi
"And there came a time when the energy it took to stay tight in a bud, was greater than the energy it took to blossom. " ~Anais Nin