Kristen has been practicing yoga since 2001. All of her life she has studied the art of physical movement through various dance forms. She earned her BFA in Dance Education and Performance from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts. Continuing her education, she earned her BS in Physical Education and MS in Exercise Science from the University of Rhode Island. Finding yoga provided an outlet for her love of movement in a gentle way along with an interest in the physiological effects on the human body, mind and spirit. With this interest she has welcomed the teachings of Ana Forrest, her primary teacher, Jonathan Bowra, Beryl Bender Birch, Coral Brown, Ann Green, Brian Kest, Tias Little, Jill Miller, and Heather Tiddens. Kristen is certified in Forrest Yoga Foundation, Advanced Teacher Training and Continuing Education Course's; Shiva Rea Embodying the Flow teacher training module as taught by Coral Brown and Mindful Yoga Therapy for PTSD. Kristen looks forward to her continued personal and spiritual growth as a Forrest Yoga Instructor. Serving to guide others in their quest for personal and spiritual growth.