Yoga’s uplifting, invigorating effects have been an essential element of Mandie’s life for over ten years. Her openness to explore the art led her to discover many wonderful, personal strengths that she now carries with her around the world and gets to share with others.
Beginning in 2008, she studied under Grand Master Adam and the International Yoga Studio in Virginia Beach where she received her first 200RYT. Traveling to Hawaii as a military spouse, she continued studying and began teaching. With the birth of her son, and the beach as her backdrop, she found a deep connection with nature, mindful cooking, and motherhood. With these in mind, she focused on this profound path and received her Prenatal RYT, and wildly changed her teaching to include all parts of the family. These classes include Family yoga, Baby and Me and Pre and Postnatal.
Mandie and her little family of three left Hawaii and set out to travel the world. Eight countries, a drive across the United States, and one year of incredible experiences later, they finally settled on a new home in Portland. She is indebted to the many great teachers here at Yoga Pearl and surrounding PDX who continually offer their endless knowledge and wisdom both on and off the mat.
Mandie now holds a 500RYT from the Sattva Yoga Academy in Rishikesh, India, Street Yoga and Primal Vinyasa certifications under Ivy Katz and Annie Adamson. Her classes are filled with laughter, talk of deities, creative sequences in both vinyasa and primal flows, for ALL bodies and music to match. Here's to sharing space with you soon!!