From January through March of 2014, Gretchen trained with Thomas Taubman and Gigi Snyder through YogaWorks in Los Angeles. In February of 2015, Gretchen completed YogaWorks' 300-hour professional program and is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500) with Yoga Alliance; her mentor was Carmen Fitzgibbon.
Gretchen’s teaching experience includes Goorus Yoga, YogaWorks, Neutrogena, Fancy Feet Dance Studio, Pacific Palisades Library, Palisades Recreation Center, and a number of private clients throughout Los Angeles.
Professionally, Gretchen was a long-time fundraiser, and admits getting caught up in doing vs. being, action vs. awareness, and outer vs. inner. Says Gretchen, “Yoga helps me maintain a more peaceful, balanced approach. The practice helps me stay present, keep an open-mind, and maintain my I want to share yoga with others!