About Sarah...

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About Sarah...

Sarah Richelle Starnes grew up with meditation and chanting from a very early age (thanks to her mom) and began exploring a physical yoga practice when she was 12. She has been teaching yoga since 1999. Sarah has received certifications from Anusara Yoga and the White Lotus Foundation, and has lead Yoga Teacher Trainings in Illinois from 2004-2015. Her deep, passionate connection to the practice of yoga fuels her passion as a yoga teacher. Sarah is also a certified Reiki Adept Master Teacher and Nomena Healer through the Mystical Sciences Institute in Evanston, IL. She has taught yoga classes, workshops, retreats, trainings and festivals throughout the continental US, as well as in Hawaii, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Finland, Sweden, Bali and Italy. Sarah's teaching explores the energetic subtleties of a yoga practice, interwoven with optimal, anatomical alignment principles. The celebratory nature of her teaching style reflects her love for the practice and helps her students learn how to find the courage within to be themselves, while expanding their hearts to reveal the divine joy that is their deepest nature. Sarah brings a fun, blissful and compassionate energy to her classes, providing a safe, and empowering environment for students of all ages and levels of experience. She has extensive experience teaching pre/postnatal yoga, and has worked with many children and adults with special needs. Sarah’s other passions include creating art in many forms, handling and caring for raptors (birds of prey), training and riding horses, hiking and foraging with her partner and their chihuahua for edible/medicinal plants and mushrooms, essential oils, cooking nourishing food, kirtan mantra and music, acro/aerial arts, Thai massage and other bodywork, tap dancing, pole dancing, petting bunnies, rock climbing, traveling the world, writing songs and poetry, and exploring anything new to create, or learn and grow from. <3

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About Sarah...
Sarah Richelle Starnes grew up with meditation, chanting and other sacred practices as a young child and began exploring a physical yoga practice when she was 12. She has been teaching yoga since 1999, and has lead Yoga Teacher Trainings in Illinois from 2004-2015. Sarah has explored and trained in a variety of physical yoga styles, predominantly Anusara, AcroYoga, Yin, Iyengar and Aerial Yoga. She teaches yoga worldwide and now resides in Oregon where the beauty of Nature has been calling her heart for a long time. Sarah's teaching explores the energetic subtleties of a yoga practice, interwoven with optimal, anatomical alignment principles that follow the rhythms and sacred geometry of Nature. Her passion for yoga is eternal and her love for teaching, lifelong.


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