Megan has been a professional teacher based in Chicago for the last 25 years. She is a mother of two and is currently re-structuring her very rich, full lifestyle to join us with her family in 2024! We are ecstatic to say the least.
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As a kinesiology/psychology student at University of Illinois, I did a project on the Alexander Technique. In one semester, I witnessed a 75 yr-old man transform from being severely hunched over to standing up straight with his head balancing on top of his spine. It was mind-blowing. And the technique was relatively simple. It was a combination of deep relaxation, breath awareness, and systematic movements focused on identifying in-effective habitual patterns and then re-educating the mind and body to discover new pathways towards innate movement. So basically, breathing, moving, and deeply observing. Yes, I said, simple —not so EASY! I became super intrigued with anything coined ‘holistic’ or ‘mind-body.’
After graduating in 1996 and moving to Chicago, I worked for Dr. Connie Catellani at the Miro Center for Integrative Medicine in Evanston and had the privilege of being introduced to the whole world of holistic medicine from energy work to Chinese medicine to rolfing. It was then and there that I discovered yoga and completely fell in love! I rode my bike to Miguel Latronica’s 7am class at NU Yoga every Tuesday and Thursday morning. It hit me hard. I was obsessed. The only way I can describe it is that if felt like coming home... This is an clipping from an interview with Megan from our friends over at Yoga View
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