Teacher Spotlight: Laura DeWitt
Q.My favorite thing about the CFYC community is?
I fell in love with the family friendly atmosphere. Before CFYC I found it hard to keep up with my practice. Always looking for a sitter for my daughter or only being able to take class when my husband was home. Now I can take classes and not worry about anything.
Q. Why do you practice yoga?
When I started yoga, I was dealing with different health issues as well as being overweight. I also had a stressful, demanding job which made me feel very anxious. Yoga has allowed me to unwind and feel human again. With other wonderful additional benefits to my health.
Q. Why do you teach yoga?
I can't help but to share my knowledge on how to feel happy and healthy. If feel like yoga is the best medicine and it's never to late or to early to start.
Q. How would you describe your teaching style? What can students expect when they come to your class?
I'm very energetic. I love to keep things fun and light.Which is absolutely perfect for the toddler and kids classes. In my own practice I love taking things slow, feeling the postures and aligning my body to the posture.I also enjoy teaching Slow Flow .
Q. What is your advice to people who understand the health benefits of yoga, and would like to start a practice or practice more often, but have difficulty finding time?
Reminding myself that self care is not selfish it is a must. There are so many resources now to get a practice in. Find something and sick with it.
Q. What are your hobbies or pursuits in addition to yoga?
Oh my goodness. I love fitness and bettering myself. I enjoy aerial silks, fitness pole dance, Zumba and swimming. I'm already a certified fitness pole instructor and licensed Zumba instructor. In the near future I hope to become fully certified in aerial silks, aerial yoga and personal trainer. When I'm giving my body a Break I also enjoy painting and reading sci-fi fantasy books.
Q. What is your favorite quote?
"I tried being normal once. Then I realized I didn't know what normal was. And I rather be unique and different from the rest of the world."