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Becky Palmer

Becky Palmer

I am an adventurous learner. That path has taken me through the public education system where I taught for 25 years. It brought me the joy of working with children in a variety of ways including inspiring students to communicate through the creative use of video production. My yoga journey began several years ago when I took my first class. My passion for learning and sharing makes yoga a match for me because yoga is about exploring and learning about oneself.

For example, using breath helps me focus and be more relaxed on and off the mat. Quieting my mind in practice allows me to be a better listener and a better problem solver. From my personal learning experiences and from testimonies from the seniors in my classes, I know first hand how beneficial yoga can be for the mind, body and spirit. Yoga is the road by which my passion for learning is reaching new vistas. I have completed YogaFit Seniors and YogaFit Level 1 training and plan to continue instruction for Level 2 this year. I am also a certified Silver Sneakers instructor for YogaStretch and Muscular Strength & Range of Motion. I teach YogaStretch at Summit Fitness, Yoga 101 at Club 7 and have recently joined the inspiring staff at Zen Zone teaching Gentle Yoga and Meditation. In the past when I was home raising my two boys I was a certified fitness instructor teaching aerobic dance, senior stretch and strength, and water exercise. Returning to share my love of fitness and a healthy lifestyle is a natural path for me after my recent retirement.

Now that I reside here at the Zen Zone my desire is to share the benefits of yoga with you. When I’m off the mat I enjoy walks with my husband, Jim, and our two English Springer Spaniels. I like to garden, sing, ring bells, read, write books, chat with my friends, ride a bike, coordinate video contests for kids (Reel Spirit), and visit our sons and their families. Some personal challenges in which I have participated and learned from include: completed a triathlon, memorized and sang in different languages for chorale performances, rode a bike 150 miles seven times for MS, and flew through the air on a regulation size trapeze. Namaste'