Kelly specializes in teaching yoga and pilates to the non-traditional client. Her clients include professional basketball and football players, high school sports teams, special needs clients, those with physical disabilities, and those challenged with chronic pain. She has sought special certifications in Adapting Yoga for Disabilities, Yin Yoga and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, specifically for PTSD. Kelly has been teaching for 16 years. She designs her classes with each individual student in mind, offering modifications, layers for poses and choices in order to encourage students to respond to their body’s own wisdom in each moment of class.
Kelly completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training with Nikki Myers through CITYOGA in 2009. Her personal yoga practice includes Yin Yoga and Hatha slow flow. Kelly has had the privilege of studying with Paul Grilley and has received her Yin Yoga: Practice and Theory Teacher Training certificate. She is also a student of Bernie Clark, a leader in the Yin Yoga teaching world. Kelly completed her training for Adapting Yoga for Disability Level 1 with Matthew Sanford and has received her Warriors at Ease Teacher Certification, which brings the principles of yoga to Veterans and active duty military members. Kelly is a Teacher-in-Training Level 1 for iRest Yoga Nidra through the Integrative Restoration Institute.
Kelly has achieved her Master Trainer designation by completing over 10,000 hours of teaching in Pilates. She was certified through the Body Arts and Science International 500-hour certification program in 2006.
Kelly also received her 200-hour certification in reflexology through the IUPUI Reflexology program in 2007.