Heather has been training and certifying yoga teachers in East Hawaii for over a decade. She founded Balancing Monkey Yoga Center, Warrior Won School of Yoga, and most recently co-founded All Bodies Rise Yoga. She invites participants to dig deep into their personal relationship to self, to other, and to practice before taking the seat as a teacher. She ordained as a Buddhist Chaplain with Roshi Joan Halifax in 2014 and weaves the dharma into her teaching. She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work with an emphasis on parental bereavement. She currently works full time as a Spiritual Counselor at Hospice of Hilo. Her primary practices are parenting and surfing.