Oakland, CA 94610
Sadie began practicing hatha yoga in utero and emerged into the mountains of West Virginia after a few pivotal cat/cow poses. After a two decade hiatus, she reconnected with yoga at her local gym. The practice ignited an exploration of how Eastern approaches integrate with Western forms of exercise.
Sadie received her teacher certification from Ana Forrest in 2003 and has immersed for months in the jungles of Costa Rica with Master Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Glenn Black. Sadie holds a personal training certification from the American College of Sports Medicine and mutiple kettlebell certifications, including the elite Russian Kettlebell Challenge. In June 2009, Sadie completed a Masters Degree in Holistic Health Education from JFK University with specialized coursework in nutrition and somatic psychology.
At Clif Bar & Company, Sadie serves as the In-House Yogi. She directs the yoga and perinatal programs for employee wellness team. Offering an understanding of anatomy, biomechanics and the profound effects of conscious relaxation, Sadie assists Yoga Tune Up® founder, Jill Miller, in teacher trainings across the country.
Sadie appreciates the diverse expression of the human genome with the belief that people of all ages and sizes can benefit from exercise and heal with yoga. With humor and compassion, she applies ancient yogic principles to individual needs and modern lifestyles. She infuses her classes with a playful, energetic attitude while challenging students to open, strengthen, and relax.
ACSM - ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Russian Kettlebell Challenge - Certified Instructor
Yoga TuneUp - Certified Instructor
Ana Forrest Yoga Teacher Training - Certified Instructor
International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation - Certified Instructor
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