Ashley has practiced yoga for over 20 years and has taught since 2004. Her first years of teaching were at The Yoga Connection in Tucson, AZ where she also managed the studio and discovered her love of marketing and business. She taught for and helped to develop the teacher training programs offered by the studio and has since been involved with several other programs in town.
With a background in Pilates, TRX, Silver Sneakers©, Personal Training and other fitness modalities, her teaching is enriched with a strong focus on safety and a fluid understanding of physical anatomy.
Ashley was initiated into the Kriya Dharma in 2009 by her beloved teacher, Sri Goswami Kriyananda. She has completed training in Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Kid Yoga, Back Care, Chair Yoga and has studied with some of the most prominent yoga teachers in the US, including Seane Corn, Erich Schiffman, Rod Stryker, Rodney Yee, Richard Freeman and many others.
Ashley’s teaching emphasizes the practice beyond asana, and off the mat, to include an awareness of Self through moksha (liberation). She is also a professional astrologer, meditation teacher, marketing consultant, guitar player, and writer.