Beatrice Mattaway, CYT, ERYT500 received her 200 and 500-hour Yoga Alliance certification through Yoga Mountain in New City. She took her first yoga class and began meditating when she was 5 years old, living in Japan. She has continued practicing and studying yoga and meditation with a wide variety of teachers from many different traditions and spent two years living in an ashram in India, where she practiced yoga, meditation and chanting (Kirtan) daily. While in India, Beatrice took part in a month long yoga intensive with John Friend, founder of Anasura Yoga. Beatrice is the owner and manager of Willow Tree Yoga Studios where she teaches yoga and meditation classes and workshops.